Merry Stachys, Bumble Bees

The bumble bees were loving the Stachys byzantina (lamb’s ears) when we wandered close for a look on Christmas Day 2019. The attention was too much for some but others stayed for the photo op.

Mediterranean Garden, Dunedin Botanic Garden, New Zealand.

First two photos taken by Liz, last photo by Nigel.


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Detail crop from photo taken by Nigel. Click on photo to enlarge.

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Text by Liz, photos by Liz and Nigel; Exploring Colour (2020)

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    1. Some people don’t like the pink flowers and you can get a Stachys that doesn’t flower. I had it once – it has bigger leaves so it’s also nice – I mean, I’d enjoy having both!

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