I bought this for the bees and boy do they love it… as many as five Buff-tailed Bumblebees were on it this morning fighting over the spoils.
Hyssop Hyssopus officinalis
Elsewhere Mallow is just coming into flower… presumably the shade has retarded its season as in the country lanes its blooming everywhere.
Common Mallow Malva neglecta
A week ago I finished dead-heading these osteospermums… not a flower or bud remained… the picture says it all… the more you dead head, the more they flower!