ULTRAMARINE BLUE

This Glorious Wall  dotted with Blue Flowers in the picture below is created  primarily by The Blue Cluster Vine.

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Ocean of Blue

If you observe the picture above you will see Flowers in Three Colours, yet , and this is amazing, the Indian Honey Bees ( Scientific name Apis cerana indica ) were attracted only to the Ultramarine Blooms.

The vines bearing clusters of Attractive Blooms is named  Jacquemontia pentanthos by Botanists and belongs to the Morning Glory family  Convolvulaceae.( if you check out earlier blogs you will see many a flower that belong to this glorious family)

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Hearts , Bees and Ultramarine Blue Blooms

Appropriately named Blue Cluster Vine due to the Brilliantly Blue coloured, small penny sized flowers, with white centers which are borne in groups or clusters.

The tendrils bearing  Heart Shaped leaves is a distinctive feature of these Imports from the Americas.

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Nature’s Bouquet of Blue

The Ultramarine Blooms drive the Honey Bees crazy and you can see a Bee ,in the picture below .practicing the  Japanese art of folding, Origami on the petals of these Gorgeous five petaled Blue Flowers.

The Striking Sky Blue colour of the dainty Flowers  has me  and the Bees totally Enchanted. I hope you will follow suit as well.

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Please be quiet A Honey Bee is at Work

The featured Image shows the deadly weapons or Stings  these Bees are armed with, warning me to take pictures from a distance and not cross the Red ( or is it yellow)  Line.

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mukul chand

51 year old entrepreneur who has traveled extensively around the world for work and pleasure , is based in New Delhi, India. A passionate traveler born with a love for flora and fauna, is an active naturalist and amateur photographer. Here he shares his unique insight into Incredible India revealing its mysterious and exotic treasures. Writing from his heart he shares his experiences as he crisscrosses this vast and amazing land.

33 thoughts on “ULTRAMARINE BLUE”

  1. The bees appear to be different from the Italian Bees common to beekeepers in the US. They look like they have longer bodies. Are they calm? Are they productive for those tending them– or are they wild?

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      1. Indeed! I liked the aspect of the bee in the picture, it really makes you think about how such small creatures are so important to the beauty of this world. Follow our blog as well if you want, it would greatly help us out! Have a good week and we are looking forward to your future work.

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