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Photographic anatomy of a flower

I’ve often felt that the textbook pencil diagrams of a flower’s anatomy are a little lacking in the beauty of a flower. So, when one of our lily flowers had a petal damaged by the wind, I decided to take a macro photograph & label it up for education....

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Meadow Saffron at Llanmerewig Glebe

The Meadow Saffron (Colchicum autumnale) is an uncommon and delicate pink flower; a member of the lily family. It is a wild native of Britain and Europe. Whilst somewhat similar to a crocus they can be easily distinguished by the fact that they have six stamens (as opposed to...

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