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Friday, September 24, 2010

Glad I didn't throw them out



Almost pulled these cosmos out.
They found their way into my cardinal climbers I started from seed.
Glad I didn't do it !
Add much color to the yard and the butterflies love them.



Having trouble IDing this guy. Any help?




6 comments:

  1. Looks like a painted lady butterfly. Love the cosmos -

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  2. Hi Patsi, I'm almost positive it's a Painted Lady. Don't you just love your butterfly bush? Mine is enjoying its second season and is so much more full than last year! :-)

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  3. Thanks for the ID...yes, loving the butterfly bush but do have to keep prunning.

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  4. Cosmos are terrific especially at the end of the garden season... love your butterfly attractor. So nice to have flutterbys in the garden.

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  5. Your cosmos look lovely - thank you for joining my Garden Blog Hop too!

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  6. Dear Patsi, I love volunteer plants in my garden, but I suspect I sometimes remove them when the green first appears as I think they are weeds. Those that get by me are often a true delight like your cosmos. Pam x

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