Paul F Austin paustin at
Sun Sep 24 20:34:48 EDT 2000

This is probably supposed to be Duranta repens. It attracts a lot of bumblebees
and skippers in my yard here in sunny, hot, humid Florida.
Martha Steuart
Brevard County, FL
"Joel" <joelrobertlyons at> wrote in message
news:39CE8C76.82F54FDC at
> Skippers were bonkers over a certain plant in City Park, New
> Orleans today.  It was either a large shrub trained into a tree
> or a small tree with diminutive purple blossoms and yellow
> orange berries.  City Park/N. O. had a little sign designating
> this plant as:  DULANTHA or DULANTA (sorry to be
> quite remiss on documenting this exactly).  What was the
> attraction?  Was it larval, nectar?  Very attractive plant
> in any event.
> Thanks in advance.
> Joel and Melanie

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