Medlar for me as well
They won't do any harm. The bees that live above our bedroom window are Tree Bumblebees and they'll be gone by the end of the season.
Honeybees can be a long term project.
Everything in its turn Hazel, after the knautias, something else.
Life's too short to be decapitating flowers
I wouldn't save them, when everything is over and they've gone brown, either just let them seed themselves or cut the stem and shake it where you'd like them to grow
Spray them off with water, pest killers also kill the insects that would eat these, and bees, and every other insect in the vicinity
just part of life's rich tapestry