Tuesday, July 09, 2013

Back alley beauty

As I came up the alley on my way back from a run I noticed these flowers growing "wild" and came back with my camera. Anyone know what they are?

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I didn't notice the mosquito sitting on the petal between the two flowers till I had the photo on the computer. I did notice the ones that were biting me!


They were almost as pretty from the back.

And I couldn't resist another bee shot. Notice the bright yellow pollen on the back legs.


1 comment:

  1. "The blue flowers are borage, an edible herb. Leaves are used in Pimm's Cup to add a touch of cucumber flavour (alternate to Shelley's sangria)." - thanks Penny!