Inspired by this photographer's work, I set you a challenge.
So, thank you to everyone who sent in pictures and photographs of flowers in bloom.
We had 20 entries, and 78 voting responses, in reverse order:
3rd place with 8 votes — Caroline Fillery (Culcheth) with her Rhododendron
Joint Second Place with 9 votes each — David Aldred (Bedford) with his Hyacinthoides, known as bluebells.
and Barbara Mills (Glazebury) with her Wisteria
1st Place with 21 votes — goes to Fiona Martin (St John's) With her Lamprocapnos, Bleeding Heart
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