Brimstone rhamni 5 pupae

Brimstone rhamni 5 pupae
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Availability: June 2018
Price: £15.95 £12.95
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Description

Brimstone Gonepteryx rhamni

 

 

The pupa is a remarkable and lovely shape. The butterflies hatch easily. Difficult to hibernate, but you can keep them for a while with fresh nectar flowers, and then release to hibernate and hopefully breed in your area. 

 

Resulting pupae produce butterflies this summer. They hibernate amongst ivy (when closed, the wings resemble ivy leaf undersides). They are difficult to hibernate in captivity so, by releasing the butterflies in summer sunshine, you may help to perpetuate the species each spring in your area.