Today I wanted to share some pictures from the Blooms & Butterflies event now going on at Franklin Park Conservatory in Columbus, Ohio.
My daughter and I attended opening day Saturday and it was packed out. The children were given butterflies to let loose and they were having so much fun.It made us laugh and lightened our hearts to see them running around with the butterflies.
Some were dressed with their own butterfly wings or painted butterflies on their cheeks.
It was a wonderful experience for the young ones and us not so young ones who came with cameras in hand.
Most of the Butterflies now on display are tropical ones that I am unfamiliar with but their colors are so fantastic.
In a special room behind glass the chrysalis hang and you can see the butterflies emerging and unfurling their wings.
Those show here were Paper Kite’s. You can see those that are still in the chrysalis form and how their spots showing through the chrysalis.
Scarlet Swallowtail’s Papilio rumanzovia
This one was interested in the orange slices at a feeding station.
Butterflies & Blooms runs from March 10th until September 10th so if you have a chance to visit the Franklin Park Conservatory and take the children or Grandchildren do not pass it up. Soon the gardens outside will be in bloom with spring and then summer plants so you can take in both at the same time.
Also the Orchids will be on display until April 8th and they have so many beautiful ones now in blooms I took loads of pictures and will share them in some postings until my own gardens come into bloom.
Everyone have a wonderful week and…