Bluebells are a British speciality.

As spring peaks and the sun strengthens, this iconic plant takes over the woodland floor.

Watch the moment when Sir David Attenborough and BBC filmmakers captured this beautiful timelapse for the series The Private Life Of Plants.

Even better, you can watch a further 1,000 more memorable moments, for free, anytime, on your smartphone or tablet, via Attenborough's Story of Life app, which is now available to download via Google Play, or Apple's app store.

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The Story of Life has been produced in collaboration with Sir David Attenborough, BBC Earth and ideas and innovation company AKQA.

Featured image by Herry Lawford