Such a shame
but all beauty must die, I guess. This pretty allium had the most vibrant purple when I moved in. But it still makes a nice motive.
I had to take my new toy (55-250mm, f4 lens) for a test run, and I´m already in love. So, I will spend most of the weekend hunting birds and insects, folks :-)
Extra is Lars´ first try with the new lens, stalking a coot