Convolvulus tricolor
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The Convolvulus tricolor is actually a plant species that originates from the Mediterranean region. Maybe that’s why I couldn’t find any bees in these flowers, as with the Californian gold poppy. In France, the Convolvulus tricolor is called »Belle-de-jour« — … read more and write a comment …

California Gold Poppy
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What a beautiful blossom! I like the golden yellow of the Californian golden poppy much better than the cold yellow of the yellow poppy. For more than two weeks I hoped to catch a bee here in bloom, but unfortunately … read more and write a comment …

Atocion armeria
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Unfortunately I have never seen the fine clove-glue herb occupied with bees. It is one of the smaller plants, so that I would have almost overlooked it in the bee pasture at first, if it hadn’t been for its strong … read more and write a comment …

Vaccaria hispanica
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The tender pink flowering Vaccaria hispanica always give a pretty picture in our bee pasture. Next to the cornflowers, the first blossoms were also the first to emerge. I was curious from the beginning whether bees or bumblebees would enter … read more and write a comment …

Cornflower with bee
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Many cornflowers bloom in our bee pasture. In blue, pink, white and now even in red! What I especially like about this photo is that you can see the pollen panties on the hind leg of the honey bee. With … read more and write a comment …

Echium vulgare — viper’s bugloss
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The flowering period of these plants, which are particularly popular with bees, is from May to October. Their special feature is the widely protruding stamens, which are sometimes used by bees as a land help. In our garden, the Blue … read more and write a comment …