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HFF- Wild Beauty

As another of our local walks passes yet a different fence near our main Alexandra Park we see here what at first appears to be a rather pleasant flower head. However it is in fact a notorious weed that chokes its host.
“Hedge bindweed or bellbind (Calystegia sepium) with its pure white trumpet flowers is a familiar sight, choking plants in borders and twining around any plant shoot or cane. The smaller field bindweed (Convolvulus arvensis) with white or pink flowers is problematic in long grass and bare soil.” www.rhs.org.uk

HFF. Have a safe and enjoyable weekend.
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Jaap van 't Veen said:

Lovely floral image.
HFF and a nice weekend
5 weeks ago ( translate )

Nick Weall said:

HFF Herb
5 weeks ago ( translate )

niraK68 said:

Schön geschmücktes HFF
5 weeks ago ( translate )

Malik Raoulda said:

Admirable... HFF Herb.
5 weeks ago ( translate )

neira-Dan said:

exquis !! HFF Herb
5 weeks ago ( translate )

Richard Nuttall said:

HFF Herb, nice shot of the evil bindweed, its rampant here too!
5 weeks ago

Trudy Tuinstra said:

very nice. HFF
5 weeks ago ( translate )

Rosalyn Hilborne said:

A beautiful assassin then Herb! HFF and wish you a good and safe weekend.
All the best, Rosa.
5 weeks ago

Marie-claire Gallet said:

Charming morning glory !! HFF, Herb and a nice week-end ahead !
5 weeks ago

Xata said:

Simplesmente belo, Herb, HFF
5 weeks ago ( translate )

Erika+Manfred said:

Lovely flower
HFF, have fine weekend and stay well
5 weeks ago ( translate )

FotoArt said:

Eine zarte Schönheit!
HFF - und weiterhin gute Gesundheit.
5 weeks ago ( translate )

Roger (Grisly) said:

Nice capture Herb, these trumpets are a great attraction to insects which I suppose helps the annoying stuff spread,
HFF and a good weekend.
5 weeks ago

Ecobird said:

A beautiful image Herb. It is a shame as it is an attractive flower but bindweed can be a real problem and hard to get rid of. It does look nice in this shot though and I like the textures in the fence,

HFF and have a good weekend
5 weeks ago

Frode said:

Beautiful shot, HFF and a nice weekend.
5 weeks ago