One of the most deadly plant toxins, abrin, is produced by rosary pea (Abrus precatorius). As little as of toxin per body weight will cause fatality in humans (a single seed). Birds appear to be unaffected by the deadly toxin.
Carnival of color: 30 of the most incredible multi-colored flowers in the world
RHS old seed: Hypericum (St John's Wort) Great shade plant. Moderately fertile mbwd soil in sun or partial shade. Sow seed in a cold frame in autumn. Very tough plant, good for dry clay. Grows into a small shrub
Black Bat Flower I am not sure whether it's the WHOLE flower that's the bat (it looks kind of bat-faced) or the middle part (pistil?) that also looks a bit like a tiny bat face. I love orchids; I love bats; and I love purple.