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Extinct ‘mountain jewel’ plant returned to wild - in secret location

A plant that went extinct in the wild has been re-introduced to the UK mainland. We can’t tell you the exact location - it’s a secret, to keep it safe. It’s just one small plant but with one in six species in the UK endangered, you’ve got to start somewhere. We were there the moment pioneering horticulturist Robbie Blackhall-Miles returned it to its native soil. A plant that went extinct in the wild has been re-introduced to the UK mainland. We can’t tell you the exact location - it’s a secret, to keep it safe. It’s just one small plant but with one in six species in the UK endangered, you’ve got to start somewhere. We were there the moment pioneering horticulturist Robbie Blackhall-Miles returned it to its native soil........


https://www.bbc.com/news/articles/cjkkm4re518o


Maybe @rosaprimula UK (Cambridge) Z8/9 or @floraluk2 can do some 'sleuthing' this summer? ;)

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