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Hotlips and that black bee...again...


Hotlips and that black bee...again... (salvia x jamensis)

Can you see what he's doing? Should he be renamed 'Terminator Bee'??



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Lol

15 Aug, 2011

 

Omg It's grown!!!!!!! ewww

15 Aug, 2011

 

My poor 'flooor'!...Run through at the neck!
I thought bees were supposed to be 'goodies'!!!.....

15 Aug, 2011

 

Cracking shot!
Boy is that one sinister looking bee too!

15 Aug, 2011

 

He is one impressive BEEstie lol. Good photo, hope you had a long lens. :o))). He looks as if he is making a hole to get at the nectar at the top of the flower!!!

15 Aug, 2011

 

Aye he's a bad B! Great photo tho! :)

15 Aug, 2011

 

Hi all! When I took this, I wondered why he was slow to move on...

Then when I looked at this pic, I realised that he couldn't leave until he'd removed his proboscis from the hole he'd made in the flower!!

Just going out now to see whether he causes any real damage...

16 Aug, 2011

 

Oh dear I hope its not too bad! he is a fine specimen of a bee mind you! Never seen one like it! :)

16 Aug, 2011

 

There are two of them, Pix! :(

16 Aug, 2011

 

OMG Two of the eeeevil beasties!!!!!!

16 Aug, 2011

 

excellent shot, i'll be back !!

16 Aug, 2011

 

Lol!...or maybe not! lol!!

16 Aug, 2011

 

Wow!!!

16 Aug, 2011

 

He's not a 'good' bee, J! Magnificent and malevolent...

16 Aug, 2011

 

Lol :-))

16 Aug, 2011

 

Karen lol I wish I had some Hot Lips for starters...Have the plant, got white lips..pink lips, but defo no hot lips...:o))

17 Aug, 2011

 

I think mine was like that at the beginning of the season...and at the rate he's destroying the flowers, Sue, I'll have none al all! :((

18 Aug, 2011

 

Right...I live in hope then....:o)))

18 Aug, 2011

 

I've got two, Sue and had a look at both. This one is in shade in the morning...the other one is in full sun, is smaller and has an assortment of red, white and bicoloured flowers! Strangely, the 'bee'stie doesn't like the other one so much!

19 Aug, 2011

 

Ok; so mine is in full sun, tho I have moved it back a bit to make room...so that may be the reason...I'll think about a shadier place, when I find one.... lol

19 Aug, 2011

 

:)))

19 Aug, 2011



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