hort.net Seasonal photo, (c) 2006 Christopher P. Lindsey, All Rights Reserved: do not copy
articles | gallery of plants | blog | tech blog | plant profiles | patents | mailing lists | top stories | links | shorturl service | tom clothier's archive0
Gallery of Plants
Tech Blog
Plant Profiles
Mailing Lists
    Search ALL lists
    Search help
    Subscription info
Top Stories
sHORTurl service
Tom Clothier's Archive
 Top Stories
New Trillium species discovered

Disease could hit Britain's trees hard

Ten of the best snowdrop cultivars

Plant protein database helps identify plant gene functions

Dendroclimatologists record history through trees

Potato beetle could be thwarted through gene manipulation

Hawaii expands coffee farm quarantine

Study explains flower petal loss

RSS story archive

RE: I hope this makes a pretty butterfly

  • Subject: RE: I hope this makes a pretty butterfly
  • From: "FRANCELLE EDWARDS" <fjmjedwards@worldnet.att.net>
  • Date: Thu, 9 Aug 2007 12:23:43 -0700
  • Importance: Normal
  • Thread-index: AcfarhcYtO/CoESzSD2MwUu76MMtygAC1ezQ

Hi, Linda,


You do have a Tomato Horn Worm there.  It’s sometimes called a Tobacco worm also, because it eats tobacco plants but not irises.  The adult is not a butterfly.  It is a sphinx moth, a large, yellow, red and gray stripped moth that you may see hovering around your other flowers in the evening.

          Get tongs of some kind, pull the things off (There are usually more than one.) and dispose of them.


Francelle Edwards

Statements made on and attachments (including but not limited to photographs of irises or people) sent to this list are the sole responsibility of the individual participants and are not endorsed by, or attributable to, or under the control of the moderator of this list.
Yahoo! News

Sexual Health

Get important

sex health news

Yahoo! TV

Staying in tonight?

Check Daily Picks &

see what to watch.

Yahoo! Groups

Moderator Central

get help and provide

feedback on Groups.

Web Bug from http://geo.yahoo.com/serv?s=97359714/grpId=43451/grpspId=1707632694/msgId=39803/stime=1186687431/nc1=3848618/nc2=3848443/nc3=4699082

JPEG image

Other Mailing lists | Author Index | Date Index | Subject Index | Thread Index

 © 1995-2017 Mallorn Computing, Inc.All Rights Reserved.
Our Privacy Statement