Flowers so rare they cost council £6,000

The Pyramidal orchids near the Hinksey Hill roundabout

The Pyramidal orchids near the Hinksey Hill roundabout

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These are the protected orchids that have caused Oxfordshire County Council to spend an extra £6,000 on improvements to Kennington roundabout.

Oxford Mail reader John Pusey has sent the images in of the Pyramidal orchids near the Hinksey Hill roundabout.

Last week the Mail revealed that the cost of turning the nearby Kennington roundabout into a hamburger had risen, partly due to the relocation of the plants.

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9:19am Wed 25 Jun 14

Dilligaf2010 says...

Nothing special to look at, why all the fuss.
Nothing special to look at, why all the fuss. Dilligaf2010
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