BELINDA GROVER PHOTOGRAPHY

STOPS ALONG THE WAY

11 thoughts on “WHAT’S IN A NAME

  1. I love these flowers, we’ve got a some in our garden. Every Winter do I think it’s completely gone. Then the next Spring it’s back a vengeance.

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  2. “A rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” 😉 It’s scientific name makes ‘Bleeding Heart’ seem so easy: Lamprocapnos spectabilis!

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  3. I rather like the suggestion of ‘broken heart’ and agree it is a very pretty flower.

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  4. It is a pretty flower which is called ‘broken heart’ in Finland.

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  5. The name has come to mean a lot of things that have little to do with the plant, but it is very pretty, and of course it has the heart-shaped flower.

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