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With the flowers have come swarms of Western tiger swallowtail butterflies and Sphinx moths the size of hummingbirds.
The parsley worm, which grows up to be the Eastern black swallowtail, feeds on parsley, dill and fennel.
After blowing up a picture of the swallowtail and failing to find a match in any of her books or online, Kolterman called Roger Hammer, a wildflower expert and fellow butterfly guy.
Johnson recommends planting dill and fennel, which attract swallowtail butterflies.
Their attempt to attract wildlife has paid off with regular visits by tiger swallowtail, monarch butterflies, black carpenter bees, ladybugs, hummingbirds, quail and lizards.
For instance, the giant swallowtail caterpillar mimics bird poop–right up to the smell.
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