Category Archives: Flora


Blue Bells

A visit to Enys Gardens to see the famous(?) blue bell display. Wonderful sight to see, I’m not sure I have ever seen so many blue bells in one vast area. Definitely worth a visit […]

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Torch Ginger

Torch Ginger, taken in Cairns botanical gardens   Scientific Name: Etlingera elatior Synonyms: Nicolaia elatior, Phaeomeria magnifica Common Names: Torch Ginger, Torch-ginger, Philippine Waxflower The unopened flower buds are edible and very flavorful, and they are used in Southeast […]

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