It’s around this time of year that Instagram is awash with wisteria-covered houses, shops and restaurants.
From wads of fake flowers pinned on café façades to stunning examples of the dangling blooms in London’s parks and garden squares, no mauve blossom is safe from the prying lens of a cameraphone.
While we’re as hypnotised by those cascading blooms as you are, we urge you not to trespass for the perfect shot of a Notting Hill doorway. Not only could you trip on a dislodged Victorian floor tile, you’re also likely to be reprimanded by the police for loitering on private property.
Despite our concerns, here’s a round-up of your best snaps of the purple stuff.