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There beautiful flowers are snakes-head fritillaries, in flower a couple of weeks early than usual.

They are widely cultivated, but also grow wild in southern and central Britain, although it is not clear whether it is native or a garden escape. See Wkipedia for more on this. 

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Hello Richard,

What an unusual and pretty flower. I have never seen these before. Thank you for your photograph of them.

Best wishes Gill

Richard Walker

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I fell in love with them a few years ago. I've seen them in gardens and orchards but never in the wild.