dimanche 20 mai 2012

Zéphyr est de la partie au jardin grec...

Typical flower of the greek hillsides, wild Salsify is a flower belonging to the Asteraceae family.
Upright, deep-rooted, it flourishes in our greek garden and likes to invade it ! First the purple-pink flowers flourish, then followed by an enormous pappus, or dandelion-clock. We call it "Trichoura" in greek.

What a beauty when it opens its pappus, before being spread over by the wind !

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