Gallery Ruddy Daggerwing Butterfly Underside of the Ruddy Daggerwing Butterfly. This guy showed up because of all the nectar plants. First time sighting! Stunning colors on the Queen caterpillar, also eats milkweed. AMAZING I knew we had the caterpillar but she disappeared one day. Traveled about 20 feet to find it’s spot to safely cocoon. Queen Butterfly made her appearance today! Monarch caterpillars on milkweed. From the moment it hatches out the egg to when it forms a chrysalis needs 20 large leaves. Do you have enough milkweed? Monarch Butterfly getting ready to spread her new wings and fly away. We had 7 fly away today and at least 6 more to go. Lookin”for love. The Atala Butterfly was almost extinct! Some mornings I go outside and there are dozens fluttering around in the shade of our majestic Rainbow Eucalyptus Tree. The gangster of the butterfly world. The Long Winged Zebra Striped Butterflies will gather around a chrysalis trying to be the first to mate with the emerging female. Gulf Fritillary Caterpillar munching away the Passion Flower Vine. Ready and listed for sale…honeyvine is a milkweed vine! So beautiful….we have waited YEARS to see this bloom Beautiful Buttercup. A favorite of Bees and Butterflies. Beehive out on the property where we grow the majority of the milkweed. Blanket flowers in our wildflower seed pack. Also available as a full size plant. Blanket flowers along the road in the Carolinas this past summer. Gorgous colors on our Lantana we have for sale. Another member of our wildflower seed pack. the colors are stunning! deep purple center gives way to deep orange and yellow petals. Tickseed is one of the wildflowers we offer in our wildflower seed packs. I LOVE when customers send in pictures! Queen caterpillars enjoying a new batch of pesticide free milkweed. Sweet Pea Vine…great coverage! This fast growing colorful vine is also a great nectar vine! Available in our Etsy shop. Link on Home page. Purple Passion Flower Vine. Favorite food of the Zebra and Gulf Fritillary butterflies. Queen Butterfly, also a fan of milkweed. Gorgeous Butterfly Garden at Forrest Hills Resort in Dahlonega, GA. We arrived in Mid Oct. and the Monarchs were coming thru headed to winter in Mexico. A Fabulous place to stay in northern Georgia. Swamp Milkweed, loves damp soil. lovely flowers in a cluster of purples and pinks. Oct. 2018 Blue Ridge Parkway on our way to Switzerland Inn.