Abelia flowers and a Bumble bee


A Bumble bee (Bombus sp.) feeding on Abelia flowers (Abelia sp.). Abelia, a shrub related to honeysuckle, produces very fragrant bell-shaped flowers from late spring to fall. Abelia is a host plant for some types of butterflies.

The preceding photos were taken during a photowalk through Hollin Hills, a residential community located in Fairfax County, Virginia USA.

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