Cuckoo

I love it when Cuckooflower season comes around. I love their delicate pink, and the beautiful veined petals, and the contrast with the green of their stamens and stigma (the bits in the middle of the flower). If you want to see more photos, take a look at the Cuckooflower page in the wildflower sectionContinue reading “Cuckoo”

Favourite Spring Beauty

My absolute favourite spring flower is the Cuckooflower (or Lady’s-smock) – Cardamine pratensis.  Today I was inspired by Mike’s recent post to go out and see if they have started appearing here yet. There were none last week, but my hopes were up. I was very pleased to see that were a couple growing in theContinue reading “Favourite Spring Beauty”