Monday, 26 May 2014

Flower mystery solved

I thought I'd found a pyramid orchid in Kenilworth.

Rob and I were on one of our favourite walks on a rainy Bank Holiday afternoon. Then I spotted this:


What could this pinkish purple spike be? Probably not an Anacamptis pyramidalis, but a common bistort, or even a Persicaria bistorta 'Superba'. Never mind. It's still a beautiful sight.





By Pamela Kelt