I always wanted to photograph a bee landing on my flowers. I have seen them on clovers, dandelions, puhas and even my apple tree flowers. However, by the time I am ready, the bee has flown to another flower, or in the case of the puha, the flower stalk is too unstable.
This morning I read this website:
She had a photograph of a bee on a yellow flower. I told her I admired it.
The water engineer asked if I wanted to go out this afternoon. Going out with him mostly likely meant climbing the volcanoes or a bush track. I grumbled that he was lucky I don't like shopping as I huffed and puffed as I climbed up the slopes of Mt Eden.
Fate smiled and took pity on me, she knew how I really wanted that bee pix. At the end of the hour's hike, I was rewarded with this pix. The bee was most obliging. It actually stayed a while in time for me to snap a pix. Then it flew to another flower.
Euryops have daisy like yellow flowers, and have long flowering periods. Many parks grow them as a hedge. This South African dwarf shrub has ferny, wooly-grey, pinnate leaves. The flowers are 4cm wide.