Chronicaling the lunacy of taming three acres in Tidewater Virginia, one square foot at a time!

"Gardens... should be like lovely, well-shaped girls: all curves, secret corners, unexpected deviations, seductive surprises and then still more curves. ~H.E. Bates, A Love of Flowers

Friday, August 13, 2010

Giant Swallowtail...

...munching on Lantana on a hot summer day.
So graceful in flight, a single wingbeat taking it from flower to flower.
Close to 6 inch wingspan.

1 comment:

TS said...

What a beauty! I had giant swallowtail caterpillars in my rue this spring. It was awesome!!