Here's a black swallowtail lifting off a cone:
And a tiger swallowtail on a musk thistle I don't let go to seed (thanks for asking):
Must have a monarch shot--of course, it's on the liatris ligulistylis (why haven't you planted like ten of these yet? I didn't see monarchs this year until these liatris started blooming two weeks ago):
And my new favorite flower, blooming for the first time 1-2yrs after I planted it, is the 5 foot tall rudbeckia subtomentosa. I will be planting a stand of these this fall where some obedient plant currently resides, I mean, flops all over the place killing other plants:
Some good news coming your way shortly. Stay tuned. I'll need your help with it.