We have this wonderful perennial plant in the weed patch – flower garden in front of our house. It grows all summer long with succulent-looking leaves, until early fall when it makes these beautiful violet flowers.

Over the years it has gotten quite large and I’ve known in the past that it generally attracts lots of honey bees.    This year I’ve found something quite different and extraordinarily beautiful – Butterflies.  In this particular sighting, we had about 7 or 8 of the colorful lepidopterans fluttering around and sucking nectar so intently that I was able to catch some pretty awesome shots of them, very close up, without disturbing their activity.  If anyone out there knows the name of this succulent flower – I’d be happy to learn something new.  Hope you enjoy our “Butterflies.”

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About Joe Puglis

Hello and welcome to ColorMe4Life and Whispers to the Wind. My name is Joe Puglis and these websites encompass various aspects of my life. From the backgrounds of grocery store proprietor, to research chemist, to manager, carpet dyer and Catholic deacon you'll find a cornucopia of colors here, the Colors of Life. Most dear to my heart is my love of God, my awesome family, and you, beloved. Thank you for visiting. Please come back again. And feel free to visit the links in all pictures and hyper-linked words. These are always hand selected to go with the topic of discussion and kept as absolutely clean as possible. Also, I apologize for any links that have been removed by their owners. In time I try to replace them or update them. Hope you enjoy. May God bless YOU always, in Christ's love! Joe
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