A beautiful purple Zinnia from our friends butterfly garden in Columbia Illinois. I helped with the owner inspections of their home as it was being built.
At one point they were showing me their ideas for landscaping, including their butterfly garden. I suggested they use large natural landscape stones to form the shape of butterfly wings to outline the garden. They followed my advice and when you look down on the garden from the second story deck you see butterfly wings thirty feel long and 12 feet wide with a path between where the body of the butterfly would be
When it is filled with blooming flowers it looks amazing.
Nikon D40X with Nikon 300mm VR lens ~ 1/320s ~ Focal length 200mm ~ f5.3 ~ ISO 400