Blue-Banded Bee

Regular price $75.00 Sale price $60.00 FREE shipping on orders over $100 Aus-wide!
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LIMITED TIME OFFER: To celebrate World Bee Day on 20th May 2022, our Blue-Banded Bee is 20% off. 

10% of sales from the Blue-Banded Bee will be donated to Wheen Bee to support them in their conservation and awareness around the importance of the bee. 

Australia has over 2,000 species of native bees and the Blue-Banded Bee is a very special one of these 2,000 species. It is capable of a special type of pollination behaviour called ‘buzz pollination’. In some plants, the pollen is trapped inside tiny capsules in the centre of the flower. The blue banded bee can curl her body around the flower and rapidly vibrate her flight muscles, causing the pollen to shoot out of the capsules. As she collects some pollen for her nest, she transfers some of the pollen to other flowers, successfully pollinating the flowers.

Material: 3mm Corten Steel – designed to rust on the surface (without corroding) and age beautifully over time.

Size: 30cm x 16cm including the branch. Bee's actual size is: 6.6cm x 4.6cm


australian made

In relentless pursuit of all things local, our packaging and products are all made right here in Australia, with our operations and support also on home soil to help out if you ever need.

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Free shipping on all orders over $100 Australia wide. Orders will be dispatched within one business day. Worldwide shipping available.

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returns

While we strive for quality each and every time, sometimes things do happen! If you have received a damaged animal we will refund or exchange it. Our policy is a 30 day return for refund or exchange.

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