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These fantastical flowers seem to have some strange coloring that compel you to look closer.

Source: These remarkable ‘flowers’ mimic butterflies

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Are they real, though? They look real, but it is Paris-based photographer Seb Janiak playfully exploring this beautiful method of survival, using photomontages of insect wings, arranged in eye-catching, petal-like blooms.

Source: These remarkable ‘flowers’ mimic butterflies

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