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Bugle (Ajuga reptans)
Bugle has a creeping rooting stem and can appear in large mats. It has glossy green or sometimes bronzed leaves and blue flowers. Its five sepals are fused to form a short bell. The upper lip of the flower is almost missing exposing the blue stamens. The lower lip has two small side lobes and a larg...
Hedge woundwort (Stachys sylvatica)
Hedge woundwort A very hairy upright plant with heart-shaped leaves borne in opposite pairs. The flowers have a concave upper lip and a three lobed white marked lower lip. The sepals form a tube with five long pointed teeth. The leaves just below the flower whorls are shorter and narrower than the other stem leaves...
~The Dog Rose (Witches' Briar, Dogberry) symbolizes Pain and Pleasure. After World War II, it was planted in victory gardens and still grows from those locations. It is native to Europe, NW Africa, and W Asia. It is a deciduous shrub ranging from 1-5m high though it can grow higher than trees. Its prickles help it climb. The flowers are usually pale pink, though they can vary between deep pink and white.
blue flower (nigella)
beautiful blue. Nigella damascena (love-in-a-mist, ragged lady) is an annual garden flowering plant, belonging to the buttercup family Ranunculaceae. It is native to southern Europe, north Africa and southwest Asia, where it is found on neglected, damp patches of land. This easily-grown plant has been a familiar subject in English cottage gardens since Elizabethan times.