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Name: Dirt
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dirtdorphins
Dec 27, 2014 6:01 PM CST
Phemeranthus calycinus and Salvia sylvestris 'Blauhugel' provide a nice buffet for the bees all season--and self-seed like crazy all over my rock garden. I am going to have to be a bit more ruthless in clearing out those volunteers this spring ;)

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Name: Rita
North Shore, Long Island, NY
Zone 6B
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Newyorkrita
Dec 27, 2014 6:04 PM CST
Beautiful colors in such a lovely banner. Thumbs up
Name: Natalie
North Central Idaho (Zone 7a)
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Natalie
Dec 27, 2014 6:48 PM CST
Stunning colors, and of course, I love the bee! Lovey dubby I'm very glad to hear, for me at least, that these reseed like crazy! I just bought some seeds, and I'll want them to reseed like crazy!

Hurray! Hurray! Hurray! Hurray! Hurray! Hurray!
Natalie
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Thompsonville Village, Ct. (Zone 6a)
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phoebesviolets
Dec 27, 2014 7:32 PM CST
Just beautiful! Awesome colors! Lovey dubby Thumbs up
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flaflwrgrl
Dec 27, 2014 7:38 PM CST
Stunning colors & nice capture of bee in flight. Love it Dirt! Smiling
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Name: Dirt
(Zone 5b)
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dirtdorphins
Dec 27, 2014 8:02 PM CST
Thank You! All!
I miss the girls--hope they're doing alright with this wacky winter we've been having so far.
The phemerathus is unobtrusive so I don't mind it's expansion so much--the sage, gets a lot bigger though, and crowds out the little guys. I should have specified that I shall have to be more ruthless regarding the sage babies Rolling my eyes. but I bet I'll have some nice bee-hybrids Hilarious!
Name: Jo Ann Gentle
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ge1836
Dec 28, 2014 4:23 AM CST
Fantastic
Name: Vickie
Elberfeld, Indiana, USA (Zone 6b)
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blue23rose
Dec 28, 2014 7:18 AM CST
Beautiful rich colors! I had a feeling it was one of your pictures as soon as I saw it!
Vickie
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Name: Catmint/Robin
Maryland (Zone 7a)
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Catmint20906
Dec 28, 2014 9:49 AM CST
beautiful! Love the bee, too! :-)
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Name: Natalie
North Central Idaho (Zone 7a)
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Natalie
Dec 28, 2014 12:58 PM CST
dirt, I figured you were talking about the Salvia, when you mentioned it re-seeding. Hadn't even considered that it was the other one! I sure was happy when you confirmed that!
Natalie

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