The Winter Heliotrope (Petasites pyrenaicus) is a perennial flowering rhizomous plant in the Asteraceae family.
It is native to the Mediterranean region and Europe.
It grows from a rhizome to a stem height of 25 centimetres (10 inches).
The leaves are large and about 20 centimetres (8 inches) across.
The flowerheads had pinkish-mauve florets.
The Winter Heliotrope blooms from Decembber to March in the Northern Hemisphere.
Photographed in the Botanical Garden, Paris, December 2021.
Photographer: Martina Nicolls
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