A rayless bedding viola and a shot of the spur which contains nectar


The first shot shows a bedding viola without any semblance of rays,it also shows a long spur (possible Cornuta genes-will explain later) the second shows the long spur which the plant produces nectar which sits at the bottom of the spur.

To taste this nectar just cut off the bottom petal and side petal and open the spur and put your tounge in the end and you will taste the sweetness.

This is what the bee is seeking and pollinating at the same time by leaving pollen from a flower that has deposited pollen of the correct  age onto the correct aged stigma.

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