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Name: Angie
Concord, NC (zone 7)
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Hemophobic
Jul 24, 2013 7:00 PM CST
Isn't she gorgeous?
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Name: Linda
Medina Co., TX (Zone 8a)
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LindaTX8
Jul 24, 2013 10:33 PM CST
That sure IS a gorgeous butterfly! I'm no expert on Zebra Swallowtail variations, but because it's got markings that are more typical of the Tiger Swallowtail, that's what it looks like to me.
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Name: Melanie Long
Lutz, Florida (Zone 9b)
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mellielong
Jul 30, 2013 1:18 PM CST

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Yup, that's an Eastern Tiger Swallowtail. Gorgeous!
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Name: Angie
Concord, NC (zone 7)
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Winter Sowing Region: North Carolina Daylilies Roses
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Hemophobic
Jul 30, 2013 7:43 PM CST
Thanks, Ladies. She's a beauty!
I think that if ever a mortal heard the voice of God it would be in a garden at the cool of the day. ~F. Frankfort Moore, A Garden of Peace

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