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Holly Blue with Clematis alpina Willy

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By Janey


Holly Blue with Clematis alpina Willy (Clematis alpina (Alpina Group clematis))

On a rare sunny afternoon, this Holly blue was really enjoying the warm, it made me laugh as every time I focused it turned its back to me!



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He's beautiful Janey :o)

27 Apr, 2012

 

How lovely! Never seen one of these . . . what a great capture, Janey, brilliant :))

27 Apr, 2012

 

It is like a cluster of butterfly's.

27 Apr, 2012

 

Thanks Hywel and Sheila.......its weeny, but a lovely colour especially when its flying...so pleased to see it again...:o))

27 Apr, 2012

 

Ha...thanks Pp....I love this old clematis, it scrambles everywhere, does need a good prune though!

27 Apr, 2012

 

Brilliant pic Janey. :o)

27 Apr, 2012

 

Gorgeous!

27 Apr, 2012

 

Thanks girls...:o))

27 Apr, 2012

 

Beautiful shot, Janey, I have never seen one of these butterflies. Lovely clematis too :)

27 Apr, 2012

 

I agree...lovely pic Janey.....

27 Apr, 2012

 

They like Ivy as much as Holly, Gee its much smaller than any other garden butterfly, a blink and you'd miss it!

Thanks Moti, when I see this Spring MUST be on its way?????

27 Apr, 2012

 

lovely Janey - home come they sit for you then - fly away when I try :D

28 Apr, 2012

amy
Amy
 

What a lovely photo Janey ,it makes you think spring really must be on the way :o)

28 Apr, 2012

 

beautifull with the clem janey :o))

28 Apr, 2012

 

What a little beauty, camera shy too, I ve lots of Ivy but have never seen one of these, too cold and wet up North;0)

28 Apr, 2012

 

Have to agree with everyone a brilliant photo

28 Apr, 2012

 

They make a lovely colour combo

28 Apr, 2012

 

Ha Paul......you need to take your butterfly training treats in the garden with you...:))
Thanks Amy and San, not sure spring is on the way anymore Amy, it's so cold and wet, sure we had spring and summer in March....:(((
Keep on looking Carol, they do love Ivy too, especially if it's in the sun.....I think were more north than you up here in Lincs, usually colder I think.....
Thanks Carol an Annella, the colours are pretty together aren't they.....:)

28 Apr, 2012

 

Lovely little clematis and a do gooder too. I have a blue one similar but don't know the name. I'm rubbish with names of plants.

29 Apr, 2012

 

Spring certainly isn't here yet - very heavy rain and strong winds. This morning I was trying to coax Millie into the garden, opened the back door just as a duck overshot the runway (path!) and landed on the back door step. Not sure who was most surprised, Millie, duck or me. Millie ran back to bed and hasn't moved since! If Spring reaches you first please nudge it this way :)

29 Apr, 2012

 

I used to have a blue one at my old house Linda...the one I would like too is Frances Rives...the alpinas are my faves...:o) Hope Dusty is keeping warm!

Here its just the same Gee, lol that made me laugh about the duck, I could just see it...maybe it fancied Millies basket too! Took Lottie fora paddle (walk) this morning and this is the first time she has danced on her back legs to have her doggy mac on....normally she hates it! Nice warm bath for her this afternoon, I hope her fur stops growing soon, she'll soon look like Dougal from the magic roundabout...Lol! Taken on board the spring thing, might just have to keep it for a few days first though...:o)))

29 Apr, 2012

 

That's a great shot of such a small butterfly! They see me coming & I rarely get the chance to take a photo even when I find a rare one on the Butterfly Bush! (Buddleia)

1 May, 2012

 

Excellent shot....

2 May, 2012

 

beautyful plant delicate flowers wonderful exposure thankyou Janey. Tony

3 May, 2012

 

Lol Balcony!.....that may be the only one I see this year, we had summer on Monday, so Autumns on it's way....:((

Thanks Dd and Tony....:))

3 May, 2012



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