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Palamedes Swallowtail on 'Scarlet Ibis'

March 18 2012 at 6:13 PM
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My most brilliant native azalea is 'Scarlet Ibis' which is actually a hybrid of Rhododendron austrinum and something else, can't remember what. This palamedes swallowtail was nectaring from it this morning -

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Sherry in Southeast Mississippi
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(Premier Login bob2aa)
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Hi Sherry

March 18 2012, 9:12 PM 

Beautiful!! Thanks for posting the picture.


Cheers,Bob
F47 - USA

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Re: Palamedes Swallowtail on 'Scarlet Ibis'

April 18 2012, 11:49 PM 

Sherry - Great shot!!![linked image]

 
 

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Re: Palamedes Swallowtail...

May 3 2012, 6:37 PM 

Beautiful photo & excellent lighting on the Azaleas, Sherry! Thanx for sharing it. [linked image]

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Re: Palamedes Swallowtail...

August 25 2012, 5:20 PM 

Very nice! I thought it was the bird

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I love r austrinum One of my absolute favorites!

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August 30 2012, 8:57 AM 

This is blooming so late in the summer? Does this bloom only at this time, Sherry?

It is a beautiful plant.

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Re: Palamedes Swallowtail on 'Scarlet Ibis'

September 19 2012, 10:29 PM 

No, Tom, the azalea blooms in March, which is when I posted the picture. 'Scarlet Ibis' is my most brilliant native azalea!



Sherry
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