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Gallery - Blue Flowers

[bluebell1]Bluebell (Hyacinthoides non-scripta)

Attractive hairless, bulbous perennial that grows in woodland.

[blueyedgr2]Blue-eyed Grass (Sisyrinchium bermudianum)

Hairless perennial with flattened, winged stems and narrow, basal leaves.

[bugle1]Bugle (Ajuga reptans)

Found in meadows, deciduous woods and scrub

[butterflybush2]Butterfly-bush (Buddleja davidii)

Robust shrubby perennial with long,arching branches. Grows on waste and disturbed ground.

[chicory1]Chicory (Cichorium intybus)

Branched perennial with stiff, grooved stems. Grows in bare, grassy places Flowers sky-blue florets.

[More information about Common Dog-violet][commondogviolet3]Common Dog-violet (Viola riviniana)

Familiar perennial herb of woodland rides and grassland.

[cspeedwell1]Common Field-speedwell (Veronica persica)

A common annual weed of cultivated fields. Introduced from Asia in the 1820`s.

[devilsbitscabious1]Devils-bit Scabious (Succisa pratensis)

Upright perennial with hairy or hairless stems, grows in damp grassland, woodland rides and marshes.

[earlyforgetmenot1]Early Forget-me-not (Myosotis ramosissima)

Small flower on the dunes

[forgetmenot2]Forget-me-not (myosotis)

Garden favorite

[gperiwinkle1]Greater Periwinkle (Vinca major)

Woody,trailing evergreen perennial of woods and hedges.

[More information about Green Alkanet][galkanet1]Green Alkanet (Pentaglottis sempervirens)

Upright, bristly perennial found in shady hedgerows and on roadside verges.

[groundivy6]Ground Ivy (Glechoma hederacea)

Softly hairy, strongly smelling perennial with creeping stems that root at regular intervals and upright flowering stems.

[harebell2]Harebell (Campanula rotundifolia)

Attractive delicate, hairless perennial with wiry stems. Grows in dry,grassy places, on both calcareous and acid soils.

[marshviolet1]Marsh Violet (Viola palustris)

Low-growing, hairless species. Found in Bogs and Marshy Woodland

[sbindweed1]Sea Bindweed (Calystegia soldanella)

Prostrate perennial that grows on sand dunes and occasionally on stabilised shingle.

[seapea2]Sea Pea (Lathyrus japonicus)

Spreading grey green perennial with stems up to 1m long.Entirely restricted to coastal shingle and sand.

[seaholly4]Sea-holly (Eryngium maritimum)

Distinctive, hairless perennial of coastal shingle and sand.

[selfheal2]selfheal (prunella vulgaris)

Meadows, pastures, lawns and open woodland. Flowers between June and September.

[sheepsbit2]Sheeps-bit (Jasione montana)

Attractive, spreading, downy beinnial that grows in dry grassland and verges.

[springsquill2]Spring Squill (Scilla verna)

Locally abundant, short turf and heathland on cliffs and rocky slopes near the sea.

[stinkingiris2]Stinking Iris (Iris foetidissima)

Tuffted perennial of scrub and woodland.

[tuftedvetch3]Tufted Vetch (Vicia cracca)

Slightly downy scrambling perennial. Found in grassy places, hedgerows and scrub.

[viperbugloss1]Vipers-bugloss (Echium vulgare)

Upright biennial covered in reddish bristles. Grows in dry grassland, mainly on sandy and calcareous soils, often near the coast.

[watermint2]Water Mint (Mentha aquatica)

Variable,hairy,stiff and reddish-stemmed perennial that smells strongly of mint.

[More information about Wild Teasel][wildteasel3]Wild Teasel (Dipsacus fullonum)

Biennial of damp and disturbed grassland on heavy soils. Stems are angled with sharp prickles on the angles.

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