Burren Flowers - Harebell
Botanical : Campanula Rotundifolia
As Gaeilge : Méaracán Gorm
Family : Campanulaceae - bellflowers family
The Harebell flowers in the Burren between the months of July and September. The Harebell is native to Ireland. It's a slender perennial and grows up to 40cm in height. The sky-blue, nodding flowers are bell-shaped with 5 lobes, 2cm long. The Harebell can be found on grassy hillsides, dunes, cliffs and roadsides throughout the Burren.
Burren Flowers Greeting Cards - Harebell
The Harebell is one of the Burren flowers that really catches your eye. The petals on it's nodding sky-blue head are almost transparent. It can appear in dense patches, as photographed here in New Quay for Greeting Card pack mbf008.
Other Burren Greeting Cards featuring the Harebell
I can spend hours photographing the Harebell in the Burren. It's always a challenge as the tall slender flowers continuously move in wind. The Harebell features beautifully in Greeting Card pack mbf003 and in Hare-like fashion peering over a limestone rock in Note Card pack mbf004.