Summer colour, Orchids bloom in Kilkenny

Rare orchids are to be found in Kilkenny. The area is protected from grass cutting in the summer months when the very attractive orchids bloom. The local Melville Residents association keeps the area to a high standard.

Attractively planted bank at Melville. Copyright: Keep Kilkenny Beautiful.

Orchids and other wild flowers bloom in Kilkenny. Copyright: Keep Kilkenny Beautiful.

Orchids in Kilkenny. Copyright: Keep Kilkenny Beautiful.

Orchids in Kilkenny. Copyright: Keep Kilkenny Beautiful.


Orchids Bloom in Kilkenny

Orchids are a most beautiful but endangered flower. Kilkenny City  is working to protect its rare flowers and their associated habitats. It is wonderful to visit and see the orchids bloom again this year.

Orchids bloom in Kilkenny 2010 Copyright: Keep Kilkenny Beautiful

The area is protected from mowing by the Local Residents association during the summer flowering season.  This species may be the common spotted orchid (dactylorhiza fuchsii).  For more information or if you would like to assist in protecting our rare flowers, why not  contact the Keep Kilkenny Beautiful Committee.

Orchids bloom in Kilkenny 2010 Copyright: Keep Kilkenny BeautifulOrchids bloom in Kilkenny 2010 Copyright: Keep Kilkenny Beautiful

Orchids bloom in Kilkenny 2010 Copyright: Keep Kilkenny BeautifulOrchids bloom in Kilkenny 2010 Copyright: Keep Kilkenny Beautiful

Orchids bloom in Kilkenny 2010 Copyright: Keep Kilkenny Beautiful