|Hawk moth checking out the Phlox|
This much-used annual vine tends to take over any area in which it's planted, so I truly don't mind the hawk moth larval feeding. This little hummingbird impersonator has its enemies in the farmers who try to grow sweet potatoes as a crop, however.
|My Pamela Crawford Planter with Ipomoea batatas, or ornamental sweet potato|
|DEAR DIARY- DAY ONE: "I'm so good at camouflage, I'm virtually invisible."|
In fact, when I looked for him the next day, he was still on the same stem, but facing the other direction!
|DAY TWO: "My dinner will never know I'm here."|
|Monarch feeds on Gomphrena 'Fireworks'|