Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Purple Clouds

Commonly known as Texas Rangers, Texas Sages or Purple Sages,
perhaps another name for these shrubs could be Purple Clouds.





honey bee


carpenter bee



Bees love them!

16 comments:

Giga said...

Krzew jest przepiękny i owadom też się podoba. Pozdrawiam.
Shrub is beautiful and insects like it too. Yours.

DeniseinVA said...

Loved the photos Diane, and always love to see those bees.

betchai said...

very beautiful, I believe I saw them in Grand Canyon and other parts of Arizona, they are such a sight to behold

Loree said...

Very pretty flowers and busy bees.

Chris Rohrer said...

I love when monsoon brings the rains and the color purple :-)

cieldequimper said...

The flowers are delightful!

Magic Moments said...

I love the shots...the have a very beautiful clor..

thirtysevenandcounting said...

Lovely series and very nice macro on image 2. I'll have to look closer at ours the next time we're there, to notice the detail. I think they're one of the prettiest flowering desert plants.

~Lindy

ΕΥΡΥΤΑΝΑΣ ΙΧΝΗΛΑΤΗΣ said...

Μαγικές εικόνες!!!!!!

teca said...

Stunningly beautiful!!

Sweet kisses and warm hug.

Barb said...

So pretty against that blue sky!

lronglim said...

What a beautiful flower... and a beautiful name to match too...

rainfield61 said...

Bees love them.

We love them too.

Self Sagacity said...

They are quite gorgeous. Lovely shade of fuchsia.

KaHolly said...

Has always been one of my favorites.

Our photos said...

Beautiful photos!