The Mission Blue is a blue or lycaenid butterfly subspecies native to the San Francisco Bay Area of the United States. The butterfly has been declared as endangered by the US Federal Government. It is a subspecies of Boisduval’s Blue.
Pyracantha and Butterfly -- by Garry Gay I love the bright blue against red here. Growing up, I was the girl in the red dress and sister Sue was always in blue. I have just begun to wear blue in the last 10 years.