Monday, June 02, 2014


wild aquilegia, or columbine in the Tamar valley. Garden varieties tend to have smaller nectar horns and paler colours. The flowers really are this vivid lilac blue. Columbine comes from the latin for dove because the nectar horns are supposed to look like five doves together.


Anonymous said...

The deepness of that purple is so vivid! Tara

Anonymous said...

Much more beautiful in colour than the cultivated varieties.


Spot said...

I think so too