Flower report, April 14th – Anopoli Everything you want to ask, read or write about Sfakia, southwest Crete, or Crete island in general.

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Flower report, April 14th – Anopoli

by Jean » 15 Apr 2019, 10:57

Here are close-ups of some of the other flowers we saw in Anopoli on Sunday. There are also 3 photo flowers in the other posting from the 14th (hill orchid, gladiola, tassel hyacinth)


Grecian spider orchid (Ophrys spuneri)
Ophrys spuneri.jpg

Small yellow ophrys
small yellow ophrys.jpg

Orchis quadripunctata
Orchid quadripunctata.jpg

Eastern serapias
Eastern serapias.jpg

Robert’s giant orchids
Robert's giant orchids.jpg


low-to-the- ground “star flowers” (Ornithogalum exscapum)
Ornithogalum exscapum.jpg

wild pinks (Petrorhagia velutina), with a single tiny bloom on a tall thin stalk
Petrorhagia velutina.jpg

small orange field marigolds (Calendula arvensis)
field marigold.jpg

lupin close-up.jpg

common asphodel
common asphodel.jpg

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Re: Flower report, April 14th – Anopoli

by kiki » 15 Apr 2019, 16:35

Wow -so beautiful !

Thanks for the very nice photos!

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