The Butterfly Release Box will hold 100 plus painted lady butterflies and 36 monarchs. The Release Box has a clear front for viewing the box and can be decorated on the interior and exterior if you choose to do so. It's a generic cardboard type box. The size is 12 inches tall and 12 inches in diameter. The Box will be shipped ground prior to the release date and needs some assembly. The live butterflies ship to arrive the day before your butterfly release and will need to be transferred the day of the event. It is simple and instructions come with your order.