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Iris reticulata Random fun facts: – They are said to smell faintly of violets. But I had to stick my nose up in these flowers to actually smell it. Faint indeed! – The bulbs have a netting pattern on them and this is where the common name comes from, Netted Iris. The Specs: Family: Iridaceae […]

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Eranthis hyemalis Random fun facts: – Don’t eat this plant… all parts of it are considered poisonous. – Because they’re poisonous, they’re relatively resistant to munching pests; such as deer, rabbits, or squirrels. The Specs: Family: Ranunculaceae Genus: Eranthis Species: hyemalis Common Name: Winter Aconite Region of Origin/Nativity: Middle east; Turkey to Afghanistan. Characteristics: Its […]

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