I captured the bluebells too early this season. Because of the cooler spring this year, they bloomed later than usual and didn’t appear as prolific throughout Hampstead Heath.
DID YOU KNOW?
The United Kingdom has more than half of the word’s bluebells.
IN THE LANGUAGE OF FLOWERS
The bluebell is a symbol of humility, constancy, gratitude and everlasting love. It is said that if you turn a bluebell flower inside-out without tearing it, you will win the one you love, and if you wear a wreath of bluebells you will only be able to speak the truth.
Read more at the Woodland Trust: here.