With our granddaughter coming next week, we hope to keep them alive, and possibly become Black Swallowtail butterflies before September 26. HURRY!
- they won't get far,
- they won't WANT to get far away from the parsley,
- they won't taste very good to the cats,
- we can track them down, and
- air is good!
According to the wisdom of the internetS, they will stay on the host plant until it's time to pupate. At that time, they look for sticks to attach themselves.