We are being treated to a very rare spectacle here at South Stack with the spotted rock rose in flower and looking stunning! This is the county flower of Anglesey and  truly a flower to be proud of. June is  a good month to see the flower but you need to be here in the mornings otherwise you will miss it! This is because the petals fall off around mid day and can be seen around the base of the plants looking like yellow confetti! The new buds start to unfurl later in the afternoon and are then fully open by the next morning. There are over 2000 plants here on the reserve which can be seen along the coastal path towards North Stack. The plants are quite small and can easily be missed . The flower has 5 yellow petals each with a red spot at the base of the petal. So if you want to see something special come along down to South Stack.

 

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