Parts of a Pansy

These¬†miniature pansies, Viola tricolor, have numerous common names including heartsease and love-in-idleness. We’re planting them in our revamped bed in the front garden (see below) Bees have to force their way past those lateral hairs when the flower starts to open. Do the combs of hairs¬†loosen pollen already on the bee so that it gets […]