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Great website with photos and basic reading describing the Butterfly lifecycle.  It also has links to activities.

Great website with photos and basic reading describing the Butterfly lifecycle. It also has links to activities.

by Jacinthe Brault "I had the chance to walk through the butterfly exhibition in the Montreal Botanical Garden, Québec, Canada. Here [is one of] my favorite shots.

Mariposa

12 Top Midwest Perennial Flowers

Though it has the word weed in its common name, don't let that scare you away from butterfly weed (Asclepias tuberosa). Sometimes called milkweed, it's as easy to grow as a weed but much prettier, plus hummingbirds and butterflies love them!

Graphium weiskei the Purple Spotted Swallowtail Butterfly by Danita Delimont

The Purple Spotted Swallowtail (Graphium weiskei), which is found only in the highlands of New Guinea, is a butterfly of the swallowtail family.

“His talent was as natural as the pattern that was made by the dust on a butterfly’s wings. At one time he understood it no more than the butterfly did and he did not know when it was brushed or marred.”__Ernest Hemingway.

~Monarch Butterfly ~"His talent was as natural as the pattern that was made by the dust on a butterfly’s wings. At one time he understood it no more than the butterfly did and he did not know when it was brushed or marred.

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