Well, that may be a bit of an exaggeration, because they never actually “left”!
Butterflies in this area of Florida benefit from the few
And did you know butterflies shiver? Just like humans, when
The reason you see fewer butterflies and caterpillars in Florida’s cooler months has to do with fewer of their host plants offering up blooms
When a butterfly’s body temperature warms and it is able to fly, it will be off to look for food. If the plants in your yard have lost their blooms in the cold, the butterfly will be in search of nectar in your neighbors’ yards…your neighbors may have protected the butterfly’s host plants from frost and can offer a buffet!