spicebush-swallowtail

spicebush swallowtail

Fall Butterflies in Houston
October 6, 2009 · Be The First To Comment

Last week I gave a workshop/lecture at the Houston Arboretum about “Butterflies of Houston.”  I had not chosen the title, and confess I was a little nervous about the emphasis – I can hold my own talking about butterflies in general, and especially about Central American butterflies, but I am not an “expert” on the […]

Sky High Delivery! News from the greenhouse
May 22, 2008 · 2 Comments

Guess what I found on the curled up leave of our potted Camphor Tree last week! Seven absolutely beautiful Spicebush Swallowtail caterpillars, Papilio Troilus, of various sizes, just hanging out for the day, all curled up in their little hideaway. Swallowtails are a beautiful sight to the eye as they gracefully sail down into the garden.  […]


HMNS at Hermann Park

5555 Hermann Park Dr.
Houston,Texas 77030
(713) 639-4629


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HMNS at Sugar Land

13016 University Blvd.
Sugar Land, Texas 77479
(281) 313-2277


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George Observatory

21901 FM 762 Rd.
Needville, Texas 77461
(281) 242-3055

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Saturdays 3:00PM - 10:00PM
Saturdays (DST) 3:00PM - 11:00PM
DST = Daylight Savings Time.
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