festival provided the opportunity for all the family to experience this.
Dotted through the bluebells
were clusters of Allium triquestrum, the three cornered leek which looks a lot like a white bluebell
The reference to and hostility toward the Spanish bluebells
is due to the fact that our beautiful traditional bluebell
is under threat from an aggressive hybrid (Hyacinthoides x massartiana), the product of cross-breeding between the native bluebell
and the Spanish variety (Hyacinthoides hispanica).
were introduced in 1683," said the organisation's Trevor Dines.
The wild bluebell
, Hyacinthoides non-scripta, gives the countryside a splash of spring colour, looking stunning in the grass under trees with white or grey bark such as the British native birch.
The many woods in the Chilterns are famous for their bluebells
in early May - visit Cowleaze Woods for a stunning display.
uk/lickeyhills COUGHTON COURT, ALCESTER, WARWICKSHIRE Stroll through the carpet of bluebells
which really are as spectacular as Coughton Court itself.
Mr Earp said: "When the bluebells
are in bloom on the dales, it's a beautiful sight to see.
After an exceptionally cold December, the coldest for more than a century, bluebells
starts growing in January with its sole purpose to flower before the other woodland plants which have this year stalled because of the dry weather.
Although last December was the coldest for a century, it has been followed by the mildest February for a decade and a mild, dry March, prompting bluebells
to start flowering a couple of weeks earlier than normal, the National Trust said.
Chirk Castle: The sight and scent of thousands of bluebells
fill Chirk Castle''s woods.
Create your own colourful carpet of unrivalled iridescent blue early next spring with those old traditional favourites, bluebells
However big or small your wedding, Bluebells
florists will make your day extra special.
She said: "In May the garden is full of bluebells
and people come to enjoy the views while having a bite to eat.