Bees - Knowledgebase Question

Hillsborough, CA
Question by Barbmargo
May 27, 2004
I have just purchased some wink coral diascia. Does it attract bees?

Answer from NGA
May 27, 2004


Diascia, like all flowering plants, do attract bees and other pollinating insects. Insects visit to extract nectar and to transfer pollen so flowers can develop seeds. Diascia flowers, also known as Twinspur, have two prominent spurs on the back where fragrant oils are produced. These oils are attractive to bees.

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