Cardamine pratensis

Cuckoo Flower - A lovely wildflower to have in a wildlife garden. The Cuckoo Flower is the main foodplant of the Orange Tip butterfly. Flowers from April to June and prefers to be near water or in damp conditions. It is called Cuckoo flower because it's first appears in April as the Cuckoo does. Greaghnafarna Co. Leitrim

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