Jewel In The Shadows   Leave a comment

Forgetmenot   –   I found these during a recent walk at a local beauty spot. My intentions were to get some photographs of the trees which should have been presenting with some lovely autumn colours, as they usually do in that location, and producing some stunning reflections in the still waters beneath them. It turned out though that the colours of the trees lack sparkle this year, and it doesn’t look as if that will improve before most of the remaining leaves will blow off in not too distant autumn storms.

Instead I found these little marvels on the banks of the small loch, which is actually a man made trout fishery. I hadn’t realised they flower so late in the season, and I am seriously tempted to see if I can get hold of some to grow in the garden. I much prefer this wild version to its more showy garden cultivars.

Jewel In The Shadows

Jewel In The Shadows

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