Red Admiral butterfly enjoying nectar from the Vebena Bonariensis in our garden.
Dreaming in the garden, the fragrant scent of summer flowers drifting on the breeze, the warm sun gentle caressing your face, you observe butterflies flitting around the borders. Do not take them for granted, there is so much more to a butterfly than you could ever imagine.
Joining with ♥woolf♥ on her “flutterby” challenge. Visit her to see more “flapping”, “fluttering” and “flitting” of butterfly wings.
Scales close up
close up of single scale
Microstructure of a scale
LOOK closely, never, ever, assume that what you see at first is the whole story.