Category Archives: Wildflowers

Wordless Wednesday – The considerable allure of teasel

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Wordless Wednesday – Cornfield poppies

 

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Looking for a man!

OK, I couldn’t resist that title …. but it really should read man orchid (Orchis anthropophora, recently changed from Aceras anthropophorum on DNA evidence). The man orchid is a UK native, hardy orchid, which favours sunny conditions on free-draining, calcareous … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Wild Hybrid Creation

I love it when this happens … Tragopogon pratensis (Goat’s-Beard) x Tragopogon porrifolius (Salsify) -> T. x mirabilis + Mixed in a field = > The Tragopogon x mirabilis hybrid is fairly rare in southern England and is not generally … Continue reading

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In a Vase on Monday – Happy Weeds

It is a dull day today. It has been drizzling on and off for most of the morning. Good for the garden, but not so great for raising one’s spirits. One thing guaranteed to cheer me up though is to … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Perfect

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Wordless Wednesday – Little rays of sunshine

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