This fellow looks as if he is smiling. What a happy dragonfly !
This is Winslow with the Hydrangeas. They have since come into their full summer glory and I will post another photo of them as soon as I have one that does them justice. I finally found the right combination of blueing and water that makes them blue but doesn’t burn them. They are a darker blue now too, although this variety never gets too intense in color. They are Endless Summer Hydrangeas:
Hydrangea macrophylla Endless Summer
First Bigleaf Hydrangea to bloom on new and old wood!
Another first – a Bigleaf Hydrangea plant with flowers that form on the current year’s growth as well as on old wood. Endless Summer® can bloom for more than six months in warm areas, especially if deadheaded regularly, and the flower heads – blue on acid soils, pink on alkaline – are up to 9in across. Unusually hardy as well.