Chinese Moon Moth (Actias luna) Luna -- This rare moon moth is half Spanish and half Chinese. Luna Moths are huge moths, with a wingspan of four and a half inches. They have a white body, pinkish legs, and huge pale green wings. The hindwings have eyespots and long tails. They fly, only at night, in Spring and early Summer. Luna Moths were once very common, but are now considered an endangered species in some areas.
Illustration for the Lavender Fairy from Flower Fairies of the Garden. A girl fairy stands facing right holding on to a stem of lavender. A white butterfly flutters above her head and another butterfly rests on a lavender sprig. Author / Illustrator Cicely Mary Barker