Sea spurge (Euphorbia paralias) is a common plant on dunes and sandy beaches, from the British Isles down to the … More
I came across this lovely flower on a grassy promontory on the eastern side of a beach (Playa de Esteiro) in Galicia, … More
This rhododendron is known as the ‘the thousand year old rose’ in Thailand, and for all I know they really … More
Six blue tepals and some nectar thieves!.
Spring Squill is a lovely perennial wild flower, with lilac-blue or violet-coloured flowers which emerge each Spring from the underground bulbs. It … More
These early flowering Irises both share the same species name – bulbocodium – which means ‘wooly bulb’ or ‘wool covered bulb’. … More
“It is interesting to contemplate a tangled bank, clothed with many plants of many kinds, with birds singing on the … More