S: Beauty of the Maltese Flora by Claire Attard & Lara Camilleri
BC: Made By: Claire Attard Lara Camilleri
FC: Lara Camilleri & Claire Attard | The Beauty of the Maltese Flora
1: It is a perennial plant. Found growing in rocky habitats, garrigue and Halib it-Tajr Kbir valleys. The plant may reach a height of 30-70cm. White It flowers from April to May. | Large Star of Bethlehem
2: Scarlet Pimpernel
3: A very common flower found between February and July. Harira Hamra Has adapted to a variety of environmental situations. Orange/Salmon or Blue/Violet
4: Sempreviva ta' Ghawdex Yellow The flowers smell like curry. The leaves have many tiny silvery hairs on their surface, and when wet they look green,but when dry they look silvery. | The hairs protect the plant for the heavy winds and summer drought from drying up
5: Maltese Everlasting
6: All things grow better with love. | Tassel Hyacinth
7: A common flower found in the Mediterranean region and central Europe. Basal il-Hniezer Grows from March to May in steppes and Violet disturbed ground.
8: Common Poppy
9: Pepprin Red It is an annual herb. It germinates from seeds. The leaves are usually found at the middle or lower part of the stem, thus leaving the flower very conspicuous. The flower has 2 hairy sepals, and 4 very bright red petals.
10: Bumble Bee Orchid
11: It grows in Garigue and Rocky habitats. Its flowers are usually found from March to April Nahla The orchid mimics a bee. Brown
12: Maltese Rock-Centaury
13: It is endemic to Malta. It is the national plant of Malta. Widnet il-Bahar Its natural habitats are cliffs and coastal valleys. Pink-Violet
15: A plant with several blue star-shaped flowers. The flower is found upside down and hanging, Fidloqqom and has 5 sepals and 5 petals. It flowers between January and May. Blue Very commonly found.
16: Bear's Breeches
17: The flowers are tubular, whitish, lilac or rose with spiny green or purplish bracts, and produced on stout spikes. It flowers in late spring or early summer. | It grows in dry areas, and is tolerant of drought and shade. Purple Hannewija
19: A very rare Iris found in a few garrigue areas. The plant grows a large, solitary and terminal Bellus flower. | Southern Dwarf Iris | The flower blooms between February and May. Deep Violet or White to pale yellow