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Ivy in flower with butterfly

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By Janey


Ivy in flower with butterfly (Hedera helix (English ivy))

The old Ivy is a picture at the mo.........covered in white blossoms which the insects love......especially the butterflies......:o)



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They were talking about ivy flowers and butterflies on Autumn Watch last Friday. Your photo just proves their point - lovely :)

4 Oct, 2009

amy
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Thats so nice Janey , Ivy is very attractive people don't stop and really look at it do they ? ..........

4 Oct, 2009

 

ive noticed an ivy at the back fence has buds wonder if its like this one, very pretty janey

4 Oct, 2009

 

Great photo Janey ....

4 Oct, 2009

 

Brill photo.

4 Oct, 2009

 

I love Ivies......I know they can damage brickwork etc...but are such a great cover and these lovely white flowers then the blackberries in the winter make it worth it....:o) I bet those are flower buds Sandra............

5 Oct, 2009

 

i sould take a pic i cant see the leaves on your pic clearly to match them up janey

5 Oct, 2009

 

This is a plain green one Sandra....as they grow taller, the leaf shape seems to change and be more rubbery..Lol! I'll see if I've an other pic of it......next to this one is a lovely yellow and gold type...which is prettier for it's leaves..........

5 Oct, 2009

 

thanx janey ;o)

5 Oct, 2009

 

I've seen a lot of Red Admirals flying late this year using the ivy as their nectar stops.

7 Oct, 2009

 

Beautiful pic Janey, as ever:0)

11 Oct, 2009

 

Many thanks Oddbillie..........yes we've quite a few in the garden at the mo Linda.....:o)

12 Oct, 2009



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