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Welcome to our spring of printed flowers

Spring is upon us and the desire to celebrate it freely, in close contact with nature, touching the rocks, the trees, the first flowers and spending time with friends is stronger than ever. Not being able to do so makes us sad.

For the second time in two years, we will certainly spend part of this season indoors, deprived of the most beautiful scents and colours. But at Monvic we have decided that, at least for flowers, we don’t want to give up, and that we still want to feel that spring is with us.

Fiorellini

The Monvic Floral Collection is an invitation to reawaken, to enjoy nature in its perpetual course that carries on regardless of us and our laws. Let us welcome it with resonance for a new beginning and a fresh start.

20 March has arrived. But nature has knocked on the doors of winter for several months. If you are an meticulous observer, you will already have spotted the first premonitory signs of this magical season in mid-February while at the crag.

The boldest flowers sprouted in the forest, confronting us with the cyclical force of nature as it is born again. Our hearts were filled with joy as we approached. The colours of the first flowers have a healing power for the soul, and seeing them year after year on our paths reassures us that, however harsh a winter may be, spring will always come with its snowdrops to break the ice and show itself to us in all its splendour.

SPRING OF PRINTED FLOWERS

Let’s start with the ones we can all – or almost all – recognise, the Primroses: they grow in small, straw-yellow tufts, with a darker shade in the centre. You may not have known this, but the common primrose, as well as being a visual delight, can be used in salads, for an omelette or as an ingredient in a risotto.

You then have the liverwort, a small plant with an unmistakable blue-purple flower. Its name is linked to the three-lobed shape of its leaves, which has made it a symbol of the Trinity in sacred frescoes. Unlike the primrose, this little flower and its plant are toxic. All we have to do is watch them bloom between the months of February and May.

At a slightly higher altitude we find a true force of nature, the snowdrop. When the snow has not melted yet, this “delicate” little flower breaks through the icy layer on the ground to reveal itself in all its elegance and beauty.

Primula
Ellaboro

If you’ve ever wondered about the familiar flower that grow in the very cold months in broad-leaved woods, it’s the Christmas Rose or Hellebore. The photo on the right was taken a few weeks ago at the Lantana Crag in the Seriana Valley.
And then, from March onwards, you will find an almost endless list of names of flowers and small plants that colour the mountain and alpine areas, a chromatic path that will accompany us until the height of the summer season.
Woodland violet, wild narcissus, Elder Flowered Orchid, bellflower, arnica, crocus, lily, red melandrium and many more…

In case you hadn’t realised, at Monvic we just can’t do without all this beauty and we’ve decided to put it on our climbing trousers, by choosing floral print fabrics that burst with colour and remind us that it’s springtime, even in the city, even if we are stuck indoors.

Trekking of flowers

While we wait until we are freer to move, we can in the meantime plan ahead for our next hikes and treks, to help us recapture the magic of the season. Below you will find a selection of routes along which you can observe the biodiversity of our territory.

Orobie Bergamasche

Flower and butterfly trails

Trekking in the Pizzo Arena area, in the Bergamo Orobie park. A place where you can discover a unique nature, choosing one of the Flower and Butterfly Trails, to fully appreciate the naturalistic peculiarities of this area.

To find out about the trails and learn more about this fabulous place, visit the official website of the Parco delle Orobie. Here is the link.

Valsugana

Trodo dei Fiori

If you have taken a liking to it, in Valsugana you can find the Trodo dei Fiori nature trail: the trek starts from the Brocon Pass and reaches 2050 metres (Col del Boia). Along the route you will find wooden houses with explanatory illustrations to get to know and recognise the alpine flora that you’ll encounter along the way.

At the highest point of the route the view is spectacular and you can see the Lagorai mountains, Marmolada and the Pale di San Martino.

Adamello

Ferrata to the path of flowers

If you are experienced. another recommendation for an unforgettable day is the “Sentiero dei Fiori” via ferrata route, which runs along the ridge that divides Val Narcanello from the Presena glacier.

The route is a historical testimony to the events that took place during WWI, but to brighten the day, in addition to the breathtaking views, there are several alpine flowers on the route, from the mountain sorrel to the alpine daisy and the beautiful glacier buttercup.

Canton Ticino

From sub-tropical vegetation to alpine flora

If we go up to Canton Ticino, there is a route that can be divided into several stages (it is about 35 km), which takes us from the sub-tropical vegetation of the Brissago Islands to the alpine flora. 5 days among nature, alpine pastures and mountain villages.

The list could be longer, but we’ll stop here for now.

If you feel like flowers and colours like we do, just scroll down to the floral product carousel and get wrapped up in Monvic spring.

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