For a successful release, the temperature outside must be at least 67 degrees F with no strong wind or rain.
No refunds will be given for bad weather.
Butterflies must be released at least 2 hours before sunset.
Painted Lady butterflies are smaller than the Monarch butterfly. The Painted Lady has a wingspan of approximately 2 - 3 inches. Its wings are orange, brown, and white in color. It is a wonderful friendly butterfly to release!
All butterflies will be packed and shipped in glassine envelopes for their safety during shipping. Instructions for transferring butterflies to the release box are included with your order.
In your shopping cart, there is a place for you to leave "special instructions."
Please enter your release date or any other instructions you might have.
Shipping is not included. Please select the appropriate shipping method at checkout. FedEx charges $15 more SATURDAY DELIVERIES. If you need a Saturday delivery we will send you an invoice for $15 which must be paid in advance.
Someone must be home to receive your order when it is delivered. Butterflies cannot be left outside in their shipping box.
Local Pickups are available by appointment only, for $8.00. You can schedule your pickup appointment by email at least 24 hours in advance. If you are picking up, your butterflies will be packaged in their release container ahead of time for you. Butterfly release and care instructions will be emailed to you, and/or will be shipped along with your order.