Show us your Anthers!

The snowdrops and the crocuses have finally shed their shyness and exposed their pollen bearing anthers.

I fear that they may have peaked too soon though. We are having a cold snap after a mild winter, and I have yet to see any queen bumblebees emerging from hibernation. It is they who make use of the nectar from these early flowers and so help to cross pollinate them.

More information in my previous post on snowdrops here, and on crocuses here.

 

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