|Monarchs love my Zinnia flower patch|
I took the above photo yesterday. The migrating Monarch butterflies seem to make it a habit to zero in on a small patch of Zinnias my brother planted here in NW Pennsylvania. The flowers are still well in bloom and just yesterday (10/05/15) a large Monarch spent a full half hour visiting each flower. Its body actually pumped up and down as it savored the nectar of these late-blooming plants.
Here's a great article from Monarch Joint Venture that describes 3 ways you can help the Monarch butterfly this fall: