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Early flowers.

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I thought it worth mentioning that one of the early favourites for BBs this year was Clematis alpina which I believe is Francis Rivis.  Blue outer petals with white inner petals.  Several bees at any one time.

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That picture does not show the inner white petals.

Here is a photo of mine plus BB.

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I had never seen this flower before, but it’s certainly very beautiful, and clearly provides some food for bumblebees. Perhaps it’ll make the Bee kind list next year….