Spring flowers in Dublin’s Botanical gardens

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Spring flowers in the botanical gardens.
Couldn’t resist popping into the Botanical gardens the other day during this fantastic weather. Was lovely to see some lovely bright colours again.

Chionodoxa forbesii – Snow Glory

Crocus

lots of lovely Crocus

Crocus

Forsythia

The lovely yellow flowers of the Forsythia are in full bloom.

snow drops

Cant forget (one of my favorites) the snowdrop!

An interesting fact is that the little snowdrop has been linked to important medicine that could help in the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. Galantamine, a medicine used today to treat Alzheimer’s disease, occurs naturally in several members of the amaryllis family (snowdrop; narcissus; daffodil). This important medicine was first discovered in the innocent Snowdrop.

Anyone got any spring favorites?

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  1. This is one of mine. Sunny from Stone Art Blog (aka stoneartireland) 🙂

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