Memorial Day Weekend at HMNS at Hermann Park
The museum will have extended hours May 27 through 29 and will be open until 6 pm.

Julia Butterfly


A relative of the longwing butterflies, the Julia, Dryas iulia, also has elongated wings and a slow, fluttering flight. You will typically see lots of these bright orange butterflies in the Center, because it is one of several species we raise on site.

Males can be distinguished from females if you look closely: females have a rim of black on the wings, males are almost completely orange. In the Center you will often see pairs in courtship, the male fluttering for what seems like hours a few inches above a female, the latter usually perched with her wings spread open.

Located Here
HMNS at Hermann Park

5555 Hermann Park Dr.
Houston,Texas 77030
(713) 639-4629


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