As the early summer flowers run to seed, pinks and blues give way to the rich yellows and golds that are a foretaste of autumn.
The rich yellow flowers of Rudbeckia ‘Goldsturm’…
are particularly attractive to hoverflies
Tiny pollen beetles burrow between the layers of petals in Calendula flowers
A hint of pink warms the colour of a yellow Echinacea
It’s not an enormous bee…
just a small-flowered, multi-headed sunflower
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