'The Vagabond’ Best for Long flowering The gorgeous cobalt blue of these very large flowers really stood out in the trial, and they still looked lovely even when they faded to a more washed-out pinky blue. The sheer flower power was also outstanding; at their peak the plants were almost completely cloaked in vibrant blooms. Bushy plants which didn’t attempt a getaway and silky, spidery seed heads also added to their charm. This was a fabulous plant from all angles. H x S 120cm x 70cm
A bee balances two water droplets on its back as it perches on a flower. The picture was taken by keen photographer Agus Sudarmanto near Doha, Qatar. He said: "There is no rain at all here so we have to spray water periodically on flowers. This is the reason there were drops on the bee, but it was amazing how it was just delicately balanced on his back."