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Name: Marilyn
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Marilyn
May 26, 2016 6:01 PM CST
Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea 'Magnus') and Butterfly

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Catmint20906
May 26, 2016 6:14 PM CST
Beautiful, Marilyn!! Hurray!
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Name: Melanie Long
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mellielong
May 26, 2016 6:54 PM CST
Looks great! Some kind of Fritillary there.
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KyWoods
May 26, 2016 9:27 PM CST
Lovely! The colors are brilliant!
Name: Marilyn
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Marilyn
May 27, 2016 1:19 AM CST
Thank you everyone who gave acorns, thumbsup and nice words.

Yes, it was a Gulf Fritillary butterfly.

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Name: Jo Ann Gentle
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ge1836
May 27, 2016 2:05 AM CST
Wonderful. Butterfly is added attraction.
Name: Melanie Long
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mellielong
May 27, 2016 4:10 AM CST
Not a Gulf Frit. More likely a Great Spangled Fritillary. It's hard to tell the size from just a picture. Meadow Fritillaries are very similar, but much smaller.
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blue23rose
May 27, 2016 5:06 AM CST
Very nice!
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rocklady
May 27, 2016 6:45 AM CST
Beautiful banner, Marilyn Hurray! I tip my hat to you.
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mcash70
May 27, 2016 9:04 AM CST
I agree Beautiful banner, Marilyn. Thumbs up

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Fleur569
May 27, 2016 4:05 PM CST
Bold and Beautiful Banner! ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Love It!
Name: Marilyn
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Marilyn
May 31, 2016 5:33 PM CST
mellielong said:Not a Gulf Frit. More likely a Great Spangled Fritillary. It's hard to tell the size from just a picture. Meadow Fritillaries are very similar, but much smaller.



Great Spangled Fritillary. I think that's what it is. I got confused. Thanks Mel! *Blush* I tip my hat to you. Thumbs up

@ge1836, @mellielong, @blue23rose, @rocklady, @mcash70 and @Fleur569; I'm so sorry and embarrassed that I didn't see your nice words til now. *Blush* *Blush* *Blush*

Happy y'all liked my banner and thank you!

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Hummingbirds are beautiful flying jewels in the garden!


Name: Melanie Long
Lutz, Florida (Zone 9b)
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mellielong
May 31, 2016 5:49 PM CST
I only get to see Great Spangled Frits when I visit Grandma in WV. They're so big and pretty! Thanks again for the lovely banner. Thumbs up
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Name: Vickie
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blue23rose
Jun 1, 2016 6:53 PM CST
No need to be embarrassed Marilyn! The gardening season is upon us:)
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