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A bright, misty Welsh wood is an ideal setting for these snowdrops. They are the first sign of Spring and flowerfrom January to March. They are thought not to be native to Britain and were probably introduced in medieval times from central Europe. They do not seem to have much practical use.
Wales (Cymru in the Welsh language) is part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. The major cities are Cardiff, Swansea, Newport and Bangor. The city of St. Davids is the smallest city in the UK with a population around 2000. Wales itself has a population of around 3 million. The Welsh language is spoken by around 20% of the population.