Milk thistle flower

The surprising flowers
July 01, 2011

Knowing my curiosity in herbs, a friend gave me the some milk thistle seeds.
Now the spiny buds are open, and reveal a small burst of violet petals, truly amazing.

Milk thistle

The surprising flowersThe surprising flowers: flowers of aromatic herbs, vegetables and spontaneous herbs.

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