When I was a child there was a fence at my parents home covered in lantana. Memories of this lantana fence are so very vivid for one reason; butterflies.
The lantana always seemed to be flowering and always seemed to attract butterflies, lots of butterflies. I can distinctly remember at least 5 different unique species which frequented this fragrant fence however none compare for shear majesty as the beautiful monarch.
Since growing our own lantana the monarch and the memories have returned.
Photo: Robert Rath, ‘Lantana Lover’, 1/400s f11 ISO400 100mm
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