Lights. Camera. Pollinate!

Submitted June 12, 2019 at 12:00 PM

Next week is the beginning of National Pollinator Week. Come explore the plants and pollinators of Red Butte Garden!

Silver-leaved Fountain Buddleja
Pale Swallowtail (Papilio eurymedon) on Silver-leaved Fountain Butterfly Bush (Buddleja alternifolia 'Argentea')

A spring blooming butterfly bush!

Purple Sage
Purple Sage     Salvia officinalis 'Purpurascens'

This bee is coming in hot for the landing!

Fragrance Garden
Fragrance Garden

Isn't this a color feast for the eyes! This is a great spot to watch pollinators at work.

Chives     Allium schoenoprasum

Not only do these have delicious leaves, but the flowers are pretty too!

Beauty Bush
Beauty Bush     Kolkwitzia amabilis

This tree with outstanding pink flowers is a member of the honeysuckle family.

The pollinators are out and for good reason! There is a lot happening right now, time to make a beeline for the Garden!

Photos by, MaryJo Dalton

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