This Texas native bush blooms profusely from early Summer until November. The flowers are about 40mm in length and attract all nectar lovers. I used my Minolta 50mm Macro and Sony A57 for this shot.
Sony A57 with 18-55 kit lens, Sony A200 and Sony H70
50mm f3.5 Minolta Maxxum macro
24mm f2.8 Minolta Maxxum
100-300mm Minolta Maxxum APO Zoom
70-300 Sony apo G SSM Zoom