C&O Canal Trail, MD
Certain flora are entangled in faerie lore.
Bluebells, whether of the Scottish or
The beautiful blue flowers are also referred to as 'Deadmen's Bells' by the Scots since it is believed if an individual hears the ring of a bluebell they are hearing their death knell.
Poisonous foxglove is also alleged to attract faeries. In Just Beyond the Garden Gate, the first manuscript for my Garden Gate series, the heroine foolishly plants foxgloves near her rear garden gate. When they bloom, her life is turned inside-out.
Have you stumbled across other faerie flora?
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