First, remember the not black tulips? Seems like the package contained two varieties, with the pink ones being earlier and the almost black ones being later. Here they finally are:
Next one is true kingcups that grow along our little creek. I wanted to get closer but then chose dry feet…
Dungbeetles are no aliens, Sorry to disappoint you. But I quite like them.
This, OTOH, is aliens. I guess at some point they are replaced every year by ordinary fern plants, but this is not something that just grows, it’s the result of extraterrestrial mingling.