Flowers and Plants of Bulgaria

Anthyllis Vulneraria AKA Kidney Vetch

Photo of Anthyllis vulneraria  L. 

This plant, which resembles some sort of alien life form, can reach 5–40 centimetres (2.0–15.7 in) of height. The leaves often have hairs on the surface and underside. The petals are yellow in most sub-species, but red in A. vulneraria var. coccinea. Also, flowering usually takes place between the months of June and September.

Jasione Laevis

Photo of Jasione laevis  Lam.

An ornamental plant found in the Pirin National Park of Bulgaria, but can also be found in other parts of Europe, such as Portugal.

Armeria maritima (Mill.) Willd.

Photo of Armeria maritima  (Mill.) Willd.  

The Armeria flowers look like dancing puffs in the Bulgarian wind.

Epilobium angustifolium L. AKA Fire Weed

Photo of Epilobium angustifolium  L. 

Epilobium are hardy and half hardy perennials that usually flower in the middle of summer. This specific photo was taken in the summer near Bankso, Bulgaria.

Due to being a very large genus of plants, plant sizes are very variable, however the wild version of this plant grows large and rampant which is why it gets the nickname of “Fire Weed”.

Gentiana asclepiadea AKA Willow Gentian

Photo of Gentiana asclepiadea  L.   

Gentiana asclepiadea is a species of flowering plant in the family Gentianaceae; it is native to central and eastern Europe, mainly in mountain and woodland areas.

This plant produces pairs of leaves that stick out and arch from the stem and have Trumpet-shaped, deep blue flowers that trickle down the center of the pairs of leaves. These flowers usually bloom between summer and autumn.

Silene vulgaris

Photo of Silene vulgaris 

This plant native to Europe, and it is also widespread in North America; it can commonly be found in a random meadow or field, adding a tiny bit of cuteness to the environment.

Of the Genus Scabiosa

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