Common Mallow

The common mallow is a wildflower.   The Latin name is Malva sylvestris. The flowers grow on short stems although the plant can grow to 80 cm tall. The petals are bright purplish pink and form in clusters. Each flower has five petals which all have a u shaped notch at the tip of the … Read more

Scarlet Pimpernel

The scarlet pimpernel is a wildflower. This flower is found in Britain and Western Europe. The scarlet pimpernel grows in cornfields, gardens and on wasteland. The flower has salmon red petals. It flowers May – August. Click on the image below to go to Amazon.co.uk for more information about this book or visit the Farming … Read more

A Mysterious Flower – Green Thumb Sunday

After the flood I found this flower in the garden. I do not know what it is called or whether it is a wildflower or not. If anyone recognises this beautiful and intriguing flower then please leave a comment – thank you. Green Thumb Sunday Logo Join Gardeners, Plant and Nature lovers can join in … Read more