on Thursday morning but as the ground was still waterlogged there was very little plotting that I could do.
This plant has appeared for the first time and thanks to Pauline on the Gardens Weekly group over on Facebook I now know that it’s Purple Toadflax. The stems look somewhat threadbare between the leaves and the flowers which I’ll put down to the weather.
Although it’s okay where it has grown I may well move it in the autumn before it disappears for the winter.
I’m pleased to see the chicory (chichorium intybus) as these lovely, clear bright blue flowers are among my favourites.
Sadly, but not surprisingly, I’ve seen few butterflies this year so I was happy to see, and photograph, what I’m fairly sure is a Small Skipper resting on a pot marigold.
Have a good week!
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