|Butterflies enjoying the sun!|
The whites flitted through, scarcely stopping to sup at all; the tortoiseshells seemed to have very eclectic taste, visiting pretty much any flower in the garden. The peacocks and red admirals, however, seemed to show a marked preference for one kind of buddleia over the other - the peacocks were predominantly seen visiting the purple-flowered bush, while the red admirals gathered on the foamy white flowers of the other bush.
|Peacock butterfly (Inachis io) on purple-flowered buddleia|
|Red admirals (Vanessa atalanta) on white-flowered buddleia|