Tuesday, 13 May 2014

Going native


Native English bluebells, such a pretty sight, giving that characteristic 'purple haze' effect across the woodland floor. Hirst Wood is a prime location and is full of them at this time of year; the ancient woodland with its light tree canopy gives just the dappled, shady conditions the plants love.




I went a bit mad with the camera! Only because they are one of my favourite sights and one reason I am very happy to live in England.

5 comments:

  1. Beautiful and eye pleasing scene.

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  2. I always thought they only grew in woodland too, but check this out
    http://wildlifewanderings.blogspot.co.uk/2014/05/cotswolds-splendor.html
    It's been a brilliant year for them everywhere it seems.

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  3. Just beautiful. It makes you want to frolic. They were my mums favourite flower and she missed them very much when she came to Australia.

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  4. I don't blame you, jennyfreckles.

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