As for me, I'm featuring a photo of part of my growing "collection" of
(photo taken April 21, 2013)
Perhaps you can tell their diminutive size by the oak leaf on the ground.
Their preference is dappled sunlight of woodlands, in a fertile loamy soil with abundant organic matter. This plant develops early and can resist moderate frost without damage.
The nectar of the flowers attracts long-tongued bees primarily, including bumblebees, Mason bees, Miner bees.
The following photos of this "same" collection were taken April 21, 2008
Aren't they so sweet?
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