Posts Tagged ‘reseeding’

Flower-of-the-Hour

I took the first pictures of flower-of-the-hour (Hibiscus trionum) in mid- June. It grows in the corner of my butterfly garden.

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The buds

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 open around 9 a.m. daily.

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The flowers begin closing in the afternoon. Mine are shaded in the afternoon by a sweetgum tree. (Notice the bee on the left flying toward the flower.)

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The bee gathers pollen.

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Apparently it wears a lot too.

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¬†There’s no shortage of seeds for reseeding next summer.