UK wild flowers: Fritillary (Fritillaria meleagris ) This is our most exotic flower. The reason fritillaries are now so rare is that, as bulbs, they can be destroyed by just one ploughing of a site where they may have been for centuries.
The legend of the name forget-me-not: A medieval knight and his lady were walking beside a river. The knight held a bouquet in his hands. Because of the weight of the armor, he fell into the water. He threw the bouquet to her, saying, "forget-me-not.