Natural pool in the Enchanted Valley in Alto Caparaó, Zona da Mata Mineira. Formed by José Pedro River, with several rapids, waterfalls and natural pools. It is 400 m after the camping Tronqueira, track starting point for the Pico da Bandeira.
Low water Lewisia cotyledon 'Sunset Strain' This bloomer, from California and Oregon, has evergreen foliage and reaches a foot high and 10 inches wide. It& great in rock gardens, but needs excellent drainage.
"Beautiful, old-fashioned and wonderful as a pot, garden plant or cut flower. Polyanthus 'Gold Lace' lasts nearly two weeks once cut and I use this Polyanthus as an edible flower, scattered over jewelled rice or couscous.It’s the texture of polyanthus, as
Geum Urbanum - known as Wood Avens, the herb Bennet, Colewort and St. Benedict's herb - is a perennial plant in the rose family which grows in shady places in Europe and the Middle East (photo by Frank Dereralso)