Tastes So Good
She's leaving her tongue hanging out. Bumble drinking up the nectar!
The plant in this image is a penstemon--the cultivar "Dark Towers." It is wrapped around a short retaining wall behind our fire pit. As the buds have opened, about a gadjillion bees have been enjoying the flowers even more than we have. I could not resist sharing their obvious delight. Tongues were hanging out anywhere! And not a drop of explosives to provide stimulus!*
*Check out this
for some mind-blowing bee trivia.