I haven't seen too many butterflies in my yard this year. A lot of my flowers have died out and Maybe host plants too. I did see this single swallowtail way back in the middle of May on my lilac.
Couldn't resist this bee covered with pollen.
Then into August I decided to leave the yard in search of monarchs. I went to VA Home where they have the "Freedom Fishing Pond" and tons of white and purple butterfly bushes.
There weren't a lot of butterflies but of course they were all on White butterfly bushes versus being on the beautiful purple ones.
Well atleast I got a little 'dose' of butterflies. I hope you enjoyed it!