Latest topics
» Vale: Meryl Constance
by The Lazy Rosarian 23rd March 2018, 06:36

» Sick Double Delight Rose
by The Lazy Rosarian 18th March 2018, 11:21

» Premature Petal dropping- Perth
by neptune 10th March 2018, 11:18

» Peace
by OklahomaDelight 9th March 2018, 20:02

» Do I need new soil?
by OklahomaDelight 9th March 2018, 20:00

» Who grows 'Scentimental'?
by OklahomaDelight 9th March 2018, 20:00

» Roses in pots
by OklahomaDelight 9th March 2018, 10:55

» Growing roses in pots
by OklahomaDelight 9th March 2018, 10:55


Butterfly

Go down

Butterfly

Post by RosyTeesh on 17th May 2013, 19:48

I know this is not a rose subject, but I thought you might all appreciate this anyway. This beautiful butterfly hatched outside the front door of my work a few weeks ago, I just happened to be lucky enough to witness it!

[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]
avatar
RosyTeesh

Number of posts : 679
Location : Brisbane QLD
Registration date : 2012-07-11

Back to top Go down

Re: Butterfly

Post by silkyfizz on 17th May 2013, 19:55

Oh how wonderful! What a glorious creature! Lucky you that you were able to witness its emergence.
avatar
silkyfizz

Number of posts : 1620
Location : Melbourne
Registration date : 2012-07-21

Back to top Go down

Re: Butterfly

Post by RosyTeesh on 17th May 2013, 20:08

I was wondering if I would come to work one day and it would be gone but I got there just before it flew off!
avatar
RosyTeesh

Number of posts : 679
Location : Brisbane QLD
Registration date : 2012-07-11

Back to top Go down

Re: Butterfly

Post by lildeb on 17th May 2013, 20:31

Wow, what a wonderful gift from our beautiful world, to the few who take the time to see! Roses
avatar
lildeb

Number of posts : 197
Age : 50
Location : Gootchie, Queensland
Registration date : 2011-06-07

http://tylersgarden.com

Back to top Go down

Re: Butterfly

Post by The Lazy Rosarian on 18th May 2013, 06:03

lildeb wrote:Wow, what a wonderful gift from our beautiful world, to the few who take the time to see! Roses
Lovely words Deb.

Rosy do we get discounts on alarms, lol! to get shots like that you have to be in the right spot at the right time.
avatar
The Lazy Rosarian

Number of posts : 5165
Age : 64
Location : Mudgee, NSW, Australia
Registration date : 2009-01-11

Back to top Go down

Re: Butterfly

Post by RosyTeesh on 18th May 2013, 10:14

I don't work for an alarm place roseman that's just our alarm notice that the place is alarmed :-)
avatar
RosyTeesh

Number of posts : 679
Location : Brisbane QLD
Registration date : 2012-07-11

Back to top Go down

Re: Butterfly

Post by betsyw on 18th May 2013, 11:08

Fabulous moment! I looked her up (I think it's a girl". FYI [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]
avatar
betsyw

Number of posts : 1340
Location : Lower Hunter
Registration date : 2012-05-01

Back to top Go down

Re: Butterfly

Post by RosyTeesh on 18th May 2013, 11:13

Amazing thanks Betsy! It was a beautiful thing to see. Then I noticed 2 more dark brown chrysalis on some terracotta pots out the front!
avatar
RosyTeesh

Number of posts : 679
Location : Brisbane QLD
Registration date : 2012-07-11

Back to top Go down

Re: Butterfly

Post by maree on 18th May 2013, 16:48

She's beautiful Rosy , but i wonder why she chose your workplace and not a nice bush or something ...
avatar
maree

Number of posts : 1733
Location : Melbourne
Registration date : 2012-05-25

Back to top Go down

Re: Butterfly

Post by RosyTeesh on 18th May 2013, 17:28

Not sure .. There are plenty of trees and bushes nearby and this is on a wall
avatar
RosyTeesh

Number of posts : 679
Location : Brisbane QLD
Registration date : 2012-07-11

Back to top Go down

Re: Butterfly

Post by maree on 19th May 2013, 00:00

Mmmnn , bit of a mystery for sure
avatar
maree

Number of posts : 1733
Location : Melbourne
Registration date : 2012-05-25

Back to top Go down

Re: Butterfly

Post by betsyw on 19th May 2013, 09:14

I think it's a canny caterpiller that selects a protected wall or window sill underside for a cosy chrysalis hammock. Out in the garden wilds, perilously exposed on leaves, they'd be subject to wind and rain, and leaf-combing predators. Walls are better, I reckon. Hey, Rosy's butterfly even had its own alarm system ;-)

I also understand that the newly emerged butterfly absolutely nust have a steady vertical surface to climb up when it begins the wing drying process.



avatar
betsyw

Number of posts : 1340
Location : Lower Hunter
Registration date : 2012-05-01

Back to top Go down

Re: Butterfly

Post by RosyTeesh on 19th May 2013, 11:06

No idea how the caterpillar got up there! There's a long footpath from the garden and the sign is really high off the ground. Fascinating!
avatar
RosyTeesh

Number of posts : 679
Location : Brisbane QLD
Registration date : 2012-07-11

Back to top Go down

Re: Butterfly

Post by Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum