Cabbage White Butterfly on Asters, Butterfly Photo

Season of Plenty, Butterfly Photo

“Season of Plenty” prints are made in archival inks on Epson Silky Photo Paper, Cold Press Digital Giclee Paper or Artist Canvas.

Cabbage White Butterfly on Asters, Butterfly Photo

Cabbage White Butterfly on Asters, Butterfly Photo


While I often photograph butterflies and wildflowers in the wild, these were actually growing in a parking lot. When our town’s parking lots were rebuilt a few years ago standards for stormwater management were integrated into the plan, and a swale with plantings between the rows of cars was filled with native plants. Each year asters, hypericum, helenicum, goldenrod, several ornamental grasses and more bloom in succession through the year.

Occasionally I choose a photo rather than a painting for my Nature & Wildlife desktop calendar. This series of photos of abundant asters visited by white and cream cabbage butterflies came to mind as the light changed for September, milder, soft and warm.

I think all the pollinators in town were pleased with our decision to plant native plants in our new parking lots, as I watched this one particular butterfly flit endlessly from one aster to the next gathering his autumn harvest before the frost, hence the title.

If you are interested in butterflies and habitats, please read my article about designing, building and certifying your butterfly habitat, along with downloadable information sheet of plants and butterfly species on The Creative Cat, Your Backyard Wildlife Habitat: Plan and Certify Your Butterfly Garden Habitat.


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Prints are made on acid-free gloss photo paper using archival digital inks. I usually leave an inch or two of white around the print for easier frame fitting. All prints are countersigned by me.

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