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Re: good bug bad bug

  • Subject: Re: good bug bad bug
  • From: "Zemuly Sanders" <zemuly@comcast.net>
  • Date: Tue, 14 Jul 2009 19:58:05 -0500

Donna, I doubt you are going to lose anything. I have no idea what their host plant is, but I've had them for years now and I've never seen anything eaten. Today I saw one for the first time in the Home Depot shrub yard. It was getting nectar from the lantana.
zem

----- Original Message ----- From: "Donna" <gossiper@sbcglobal.net>
To: "gardenchat list" <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Thursday, July 09, 2009 9:03 PM
Subject: [CHAT] good bug bad bug


Everytime something wanders into my yard, I always wonder.....is this good for
the gardens?

Today for the first time I seen a hummingbird clearwing moth. Seems it likes the bottlebrush bush now that is blooming. Of course, I could never catch the darn thing, even with a camera lens very well, but if there is one, there has to be more somewhere.... I guess what I am asking is what plant am I going to
loose now that they are here?

Donna

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