The yuccas are flowering

Incongruous but beautiful, so late in the year the yuccas at the edge of the forest are flowering.

Incongruous but beautiful, so late in the year the yuccas at the edge of the forest are flowering.

Unopened flower buds

Unopened flower buds

Amidst the spiky leaves the stems of the yuccas lie broken and sprawling on the ground, but they're still growing strong.

Amidst the spiky leaves the stems of the yuccas lie broken and sprawling on the ground, but they’re still growing strong.

If the fancy takes you, you can eat yucca flowers: their texture is a little bit like iceberg lettuce and their flavour a little bit like freshly podded peas – quite nice really:)

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