Iris in light rain mimicking sadness at my father’s passing.
In the case you haven’t looked at my Buy a Book page I have recently made my blog posts available for purchase as a book. I have my copy and it’s wonderful.
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“Morph” means change, yet for this family of butterflies it has a different connotation. The Morpho butterflies are so named for their beauty and shape, in reference to Aphrodite. Images of these creatures require patience because when they are visible, they spend most time in the air, rarely settling on a plant long enough to focus and capture (photographically).
This site goes into details of the variety of Morpho butterflies: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Morpho
Meet the Jade Vine (Strongylodon macrobotrys), aka Tayabak as it’s known in its homeland, the Philippines. The blue-green color of the flower is unique to this species; no other bloom in the world has its shades of jade and turquoise.