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Friday photo: sunflower

This lone sunflower fortuitously sprang up unexpectedly in the garden. For several weeks I’ve been watching with interest, waiting to see what it would look like when it flowered. A couple of days ago its petals unfurled and it’s been attracting bees ever since. I’m looking forward to collecting the seeds and planting more next year.

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An unexpected, and most welcome, sunflower in the garden.
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12 thoughts on “Friday photo: sunflower

    1. Pink and yellow makes me think of childhood sweets. I take it you were never a fan of pear drops. I know what you mean about colour combinations because I have the same sort of thing with pink and orange. I planted nasturtiums near what I had forgotten were pink phlox and when the phlox came out I was horrified by the colour clash. It still irks me when I see it but I’m trying to think of it as a useful learning experience.

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