Plan Your Stay on Cardigan Bay

Wild Garlic - Wild Flowers of Wales

Wild Garlic

Common Name: Wild Garlic

Latin Name: Allium ursinum

Description: Star like white flowers with distinct garlic scent from leaves and flowers. The leaves are thick and smooth.

Season: spring

Colour: white

More Information: Also called broad-leaved garlic and wood garlic. You can eat wild garlic leaves in salads or boiled as a vegetable for soup, also as a substitute for basil.

Location: Woodland and river banks. These were photographed in the woods, inland from Cwm Tydu

If you are visiting The National Botanical Gardens or Aberglassney, The Garden Lost in Time, why not stay on the coast around Cardigan Bay. Enjoy the natural delights of this peaceful, un-crowded area. See the bottlenose dolphins and other marine wildlife. For full information on open gardens including opening times and facilities see The National Garden Scheme website www.ngs.org.uk