The prominent blue flowers of the Chicory (Cichorium intybus) are often covered by hoverflies (Family Syrphidae) as can be seen here.
Die prominente blauen Blüten der Gemeinen Wegwarte1 ( 30 more words
I have not been able to identify this plant. It was rather bushy and growing in the grounds of the New Botanical Gardens though without a name tag. 56 more words
Summer saw the garden thronged with marmalade hoverflies (Episyrphus balteatus), our commonest species and one which most people will recognise on sight. They are the small flies, with thin, broad bodies like a cuttlebone or a knapped flint. 269 more words