The passion flower vine is a favorite of Gulf Fritillary butterflies (Agraulis vanillae) and host plant for their young caterpillars. I captured these shots at Buchanan’s Native Plants nursery last week.
Adult laying eggs
Caterpillar on Passion Flower Vine
Computer geek that loves writing, photography, and building wordpress sites. Earned a BS in Horticulture at Texas A&M. She gardens in Houston Texas and enjoys growing organic food in her raised bed garden. You can follow her garden antics on Twitter @JDElia. Her day job? Selling real estate at RE/MAX Vintage in Houston.