Last generation of black swallowtail butterflies mates!!!

The last generation of black swallowtail butterflies will mate and the female will deposit eggs on the dill, parsley, or Queen Anne's Lace in my yard. The caterpillars will eat and become chrysalises. The butterflies will not emerge from their chrysalises in two weeks but will overwinter and appear the following spring! Love having black swallowtails overwinter in their chrysalises all winter on my unheated back porch only to appear the following May!

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