|*bee at nest entrance*|
|*honeycomb butterfly bush*|
|*perennial salvia "Blue Bedder"*|
And where they are not....
|*autumn joy sedum*|
|*spotted horsemint (m. punctata)|
What is really surprising is the lack of bees on the Autumn Joy sedums! I have dozens of clumps in the gardens and the blooms this year are amazingly dark and dense. But even when they started to bloom in mid-September there was very little traffic which quickly dwindled to none. No bees on my sedums. No bees at the neighbor's or my Mom's Autumn Joys (all equally splendid this year). I've never seen sedums so gorgeous and so not loaded with all kinds of bees. What's the deal?
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