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Tithonia, my butterfly magnet~

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Tithonia, my butterfly magnet~



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Wow, wow, wow and...wow! Superb!

26 Jul, 2009

 

Do you grow these from seed Flcrazy, or buy them as pot grown plants ?

26 Jul, 2009

 

That is stunning Jerrie.....gone on my faves......I'm going to search for my Tiths I grew from your seeds.....I wonder whats happened to them...:o(

26 Jul, 2009

 

what a stunning pic flcrazy

26 Jul, 2009

 

Fantastic plant and butterfly :)

26 Jul, 2009

 

fantastic shot

26 Jul, 2009

 

I think that they fly in of their own accord Louise.

26 Jul, 2009

 

Toto !

26 Jul, 2009

 

Fabulous pic..perfect

26 Jul, 2009

 

Superb picture Flcrazy the leaves look almost metalic and make a wonderful backdrop for the very pretty butterfly.

26 Jul, 2009

 

Thanks everyone !
I grow these annuals from seed Louise.
I should mention, that there are two different plants in this pic. One is a tithonia bloom, and the large metallic leaf in the background is a red caster bean tree, just encase anyone is interested in growing these beauties themselves.
LOL... Toto, you are sharp as a tack my man ! Very clever.

26 Jul, 2009

 

Brilliant picture as always, you are so lucky to have such magnificent butterflys in your garden. A very good composition.

4 Aug, 2009

 

Thanks a million Dottydaisy, funny how I think your butterflies are more colorful than ours....lol

5 Aug, 2009

 

Yes Dotty's perfectly right!! it's Brilliant!

6 Aug, 2009

 

Once long ago and far away...(30 odd years ...and at my home in Muskoka) I planted Tithonia near the parents septic bed...lol....
They grew as tall as the maples! They were wonderful specimens...Love that flower but I've been able to grow them that big again! This picture is a wonder! I just love it. may I use it as my screen saver?

6 Aug, 2009

 

Lori I would feel privileged if you used this as your screen saver, you don't ever have to ask friend ! If you don't have any seeds bvought already let me know and I 'll send you some of mine. I also have seeds that put off some tithonia plants with variegated foliage and yellow flowers, I've never seen this one for sale. Just one of those wonderful, freak accidents that just happens on rare occasions.

6 Aug, 2009

 

Wow...yes, thankyou! that would be fantastic...but let's hold off a bit...I've got so much stuff to pack.. we'll catch up on this later, OK?

7 Aug, 2009

 

Sounds great, whenever you're ready !

7 Aug, 2009

Sid
Sid
 

Ditto what Tastey said at the top! Wow!

12 Aug, 2009

 

Thanks Sid, these are always at the top of my to do list in early spring...:-)

12 Aug, 2009

 

What a wonderful shot all the different colours contrast so well to make the subject butterfly leap out , its almost like 3 D, this is going in my faves thank you Flcrazy

13 Aug, 2009

 

Oh my..., thank you Indy ! I'm so glad you like it !.

13 Aug, 2009

 

You are most welcome Flcrazy, it is a wonderful picture!

13 Aug, 2009

 

You're too kind, and thanks again....;-).

13 Aug, 2009



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