It’s the Giant Swallowtail (Papilio cresphontes), the largest butterfly in the United States. With a wingspan that can measure over 6 inches, this is one butterfly that will definitely catch your attention!
Purple Coneflower /ATTRACTS: Monarch Butterflies and Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Butterflies. Plant with Nicotiania, Glorisa Daisy and Violets. Not necessarily native to SC but grows great for me here and come back better every year.
Oklahoma designated the black swallowtail (Papilio polyxenesis) as the official state butterfly in Oklahoma is a home to a wide varitey of colorful butterflies. The black swallowtail is a migratory species indigenous to the state from May to October.