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Through the Woodland and on the Systematic Beds, hoops of orange and yellow crown imperial bells sporting a tuft of bright green leaves are standing in joyful crowds.
Through the Woodland and on the Systematic Beds, hoops of orange and yellow crown imperial bells sporting a tuft of bright green leaves are standing in joyful crowds.
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Narcissus viridiflorus

Several pots of this mysterious autumn-flowering Narcissus viridiflorus with murky green spidery flowers grace the Mountains display in the Alpine House.
The skinny scapes can be topped with one to five flowers, each with six reflexed narrow petals in this strange blue-green colour. The three stigma shine in a protective cup like golden nuggets. It is reputedly highly-scented but there was no discernible trace when this photo was taken!

Narcissus viridiflorus, in the Amaryllidaceae family, is native to parts of Spain and North Africa.

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