Phygelius aequalis-Cape Fuschia Dactylorhiza Fuchsii-Common Spotted Orchid Zantedeschia aethiopica-Arum Lily
Summer is rushing along too quickly - it is hard to believe that we in the northern hemisphere have already had the longest day of the year.
A few years ago we visited TromsØ in Norway during mid-summer, and because it lies within the Artic Circle it doesn't experience any night-time darkness for several weeks.
I had only ever seen the sun fall rapidly before vanishing beyond the horizon, so to watch it fall, turn, and rise again was to witness one of earth's magical moments.
The mermaid has hidden herself away from view, she is secreted amongst the irises.
We have made ourselves a picnic and are heading off into Wales to visit a garden that has been the subject of an intricate historical and horticultural puzzle.