In a fairy bell I lie…

DAY 72 (16 JUNE) – Fairy bells (Campanula persicifolia) (Guildford, England)

Found these gorgeous fairy bellflowers set against a background of lavender in the grounds of Guildford Castle this afternoon. Many of the bells were sheltering huddles of bees (miner bees I think) – like these three which seemed to be having a siesta against the pipe-cleaner white stamens.

These flowers are common in the Alps and other mountain ranges of Europe. That would beat a Surrey hillock…

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