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Several of the photos depict endangered species, such as the yellow-lipped ladies' tresses orchid, and the northern harrier, but even more stunning is the close-up of a hover fly on a balloon flower.
The Chinese Balloon Flower (Platycodon) certainly lives up to its name.
The balloon flower has round, inflated balloon-like flower buds.
John's Wort, blue hyssop, bay wee, lavender, motherwort, lobelia, horehound, lemon balm, mint, beebalm, catnip, Russian sage, parsley, balloon flower, jie geng, garden sage, soapwort, JingJie/Japanese Catnip, skullcap, betony, stevia, comfrey, feverfew, tansy, thyme, coltsfoot, valerian, mullein, vervain, culver's root, passionflower vine, oregano, mallow, rue, rosemary, violet.
Convolvulus Ipomoea, Sweet Pea, Morning Glory, Borage, Lobelia, Viola, Salvia Patens, Nigella, Ageratum, Nemophila, Centaurea, Brachycome, Felicia, Anchusa, Campanula, Delphinium, Iris, Geranium, Veronica, Aconitum, Meconopsis, Gentian, Balloon Flower, Tradescantia, Scabious.
Balloon flower (Platycodon grandiflorus), blue, violet, white, soft pink; June to August.