mexican sunflower
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  1. #1
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    Default mexican sunflower

    Anyone know if this plant is good for bees?

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  3. #2
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    Default Re: mexican sunflower

    I've got quite a few of them in my garden, great for all kinds of bees and butterflies, but I've never seen a single honey bee on them.

  4. #3
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    Default Re: mexican sunflower

    I plant lots of them for the monarchs that I raise, and I've not seen one honeybee on them. Bumbles are all over them though.

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    Default Re: mexican sunflower

    Tanks guys.

  6. #5
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    West Palm Beach, Florida, USA
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    Default Re: mexican sunflower

    I have some planted and the bees work it.

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  8. #7
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    Pueblo, Colorado, USA
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    Default Re: mexican sunflower

    They grow wild on ditch banks here, never seen bees on them.
    Zone 5 @ 4700 ft. High Desert

  9. #8
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    Charlotte, NC
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    Default Re: mexican sunflower

    A good source for sure.

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