Iochroma cyanea - Royal Queen Purple
Larger image http://www.pbase.com/budohio/image/144741712/original
Larger image http://www.pbase.com/budohio/image/144769222/original
Larger image http://www.pbase.com/budohio/image/144741936/original
Stachytarpheta frantzii - Purple Porterweed
Larger image http://www.pbase.com/budohio/image/144768095/original
And a few perched shots...
The color in the background is from the dried, yellow leaves on the horse chestnut in the backyard...it rained the next day...the leaves are all gone now
USDA Plant Zone 6a
Camera: Pentax K-5
Lens: Pentax DA*300 f/4, Sigma 180 f/3.5 Macro
There's 1 or 2 more hummingbird / butterfly pics located here...