S: Flowers In Malta by Yanica Said and Christine Borg
FC: Flowers in Malta
1: Common Pyramidal Orchid | The colour of the flower is usually an intense violet pink and the flowers are arranged in a distinctive compact pyramidal shape.
2: Grows in shallow soil in the garigue and countryside. . It flowers from March to May and its flowers open in the afternoon, closing at dusk. | Barbary Nut Iris
4: Blue Hound's Tonque
5: A biennial, medium-tall, multi-flowering plant. .The flowers are purple-red in bud form, but change into a blue colour as soon as they open up. They flower from February to May.
6: French daffodil | A monocot plant that grows from underground bulbs and it forms between 4 to 8 leaves, usually growing in the form of a V.
7: From the middle of the leaves, a tall flowering stalk, carrying 3 to 12 flowers, grows.
8: Field Gladiolus | It's flowering period is from March to May
9: a common species in the Mediterranean region . It grows in disturbed grounds and cultivated fields..
10: A very common flower found between February and July. It has adapted to a variety of environmental situations. | Scarlet Pimpernel .
11: Scarlet Pimpernel .
12: Branched Asphodel A monocot, perennial plant that grows from underground tubers. Very commonly found throughout the Maltese garigues. Blooms from December to May.
14: It's a perrennial plant found growing in rocky habitats, garrigues and valleys. The plant may reach a hieght of 30-70cm and it flowers from April to May. | Large Star of Bethlehem.
16: Tassel Hyacinth | A common flower found in the Mediterranean region and central Europe.
17: It grows from March to May in steppes and disturbed ground.
18: Crown Daisy
19: An annual plant with large flower heads up to 6cm in diameter. It is very common in the Maltese Islands | It grows between January and June
20: Hoary Rock- Rose | It has pinkish red, large flowers that bloom in spring.
21: A very scarce wild flower found mainly in garigue areas.