• Species : M.stellatarum
  • English Name : Hummingbird Hawk
  • Stage : Larvae x 12, ( F0 )
  • Price : £9.95
  • Availability : Summer


Larvae of the Hummingbird Hawk-moth feed on species of Bedstraw, Ladies, Hedge, Marsh, Heath and some times Goosegrass / Cleevers and Wild Madder.

Ova are sometimes laid on the flowers of  Red Valerian but very  few larvae survive on this and is not recommended.

This species overwinters as a adult waking up to feed on mild days during the winter.

Available June to September.

Availability of this species is dependent on migration from Europe.

Adults need a large flight area to pair.