Gardening for Butterflies, Birds and Bees forum: What kind of butterfly/moth?

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Name: Jennifer
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jvdubb
Sep 28, 2014 4:02 PM CST
These have been swarming my butterfly bush.


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Name: Catmint/Robin
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Catmint20906
Sep 28, 2014 4:06 PM CST
Looks like a pretty Painted Lady! :-)
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Name: Jennifer
48036 MI (Zone 6b)
Cottage Gardener Houseplants Spiders! Heucheras Frogs and Toads Dahlias
Hummingbirder Sedums Winter Sowing Peonies Region: Michigan Garden Ideas: Level 2
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jvdubb
Sep 28, 2014 4:14 PM CST
Thank you! Ah ha! No wonder I have tons of them. As the tiny tiny caterpillars they LOVE to set up shop in my antenarea and anaphalis. Used to drive me crazy to see all the little webs. But someone told me to leave them since they were not really doing damage. Now I am rewarded!!

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