Day 10 – 30 Days Wild

“inhale the scent of a wildflower”

Red Valerian growing Wild
Red Valerian growing Wild

Kiss-me-quick, Fox’s Brush and Jupiter’s Beard – all very cool alternative names to the above plant, that I chose to stop and sniff after work today – Red Valerian!

It’s a pretty good source of nectar for bees, butterflies and moths – like the Hummingbird Hawk-moth! πŸ˜€

To me it has a delicate fragrance, but that may depend on how old the flowers are. Β I assumed it would have a similar smell to Buddleia, the popular purple Butterfly Bush.

Just a short one today, thanks for reading πŸ™‚

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