Please read before ordering.
Can be added to an order of a dozen or more butterflies only.
The Giant Swallowtail is a large butterfly. The top of the butterfly wings are black with a striking diagonal yellow bar across them. The underside of the wings are primarily yellow.
Giant Swallowtails are sold individually. They are an add on item and can be added to an order of a dozen or more Monarchs or Painted Ladies, when available. Giant swallowtails cannot be ordered weeks ahead of time. They must be shipped within a few days of placing your order.
Please contact us via email at email@example.com to verify butterfly availability for your release date, prior to placing an order.
Please also include the number of Giant Swallowtails you would like to order and the date you would like them to be delivered.
All butterflies will be packed and shipped in glassine envelopes. Will you be doing a mass release or an individual release? If you are doing a mass release you can purchase a mass release container from our website here.
Butterflies must be released at least 2 hours before sunset. We cannot guarantee a successful release unless the temperature outside is at least 67 F degrees and there is no rain or strong winds. Prior to placing your order, please check the weather for the date, time of day, and location of your release. No refunds will be given for bad weather.
In your shopping cart will be a place for you to leave "special instructions." For example, you can tell us the date of your event, or any other instructions you might have.
Shipping is not included. Please choose the appropriate shipping method at checkout. If ordering a butterfly release container, the butterfly release container will be shipped separately.
Someone must be home to receive your order when it is delivered. Butterflies cannot be left outside in their shipping box. Butterfly release and care instructions will be emailed to you, and/or will be shipped along with your order.
Shipping within California only - Shipping costs calculated at check out.