“The seventeenth of March. In other words, spring. Desmond, people who think themselves smart, I mean those in the height of fashion, women or men – can they afford to wait any longer before buying their spring wardrobes?”
― Colette, Cheri and The Last of Cheri
Tender, new leaves of the satsuma tree provide perfect sites for the deposit of giant swallowtail eggs. Upon hatching, giant swallowtail caterpillars begin consuming the leaves. Thanks, Mom!
Giant Swallowtail in Spring Finery
The winners in any spring wardrobe contest would surely be butterflies. Giant Swallowtails are on the runways in South Mobile County now. Work it girls!