This is the third time that our Longan tree (Pometia pinnata) has flowered, and almost every branch has on promising blossoms. When the tree first blossomed last year, all its young fruits fell off; but that was expected. It bloomed again earlier this year, and in June, our family shared and ate the sole longan… Read More Third Set Of Longan Blossoms
Seven photos of a beautiful orchid gift that has white flowers with a purple center. I think this may be Dendrobium phalaenopsis orchid plant.
Today’s photos are of the pink flowers of the amaryllis plant which bloomed on our balcony some years ago. This is the first flower that began opening. Fully opened and beautiful! Flower #1 and flower #2. A long shot of our amaryllis plants. View from above the blooms and flower buds. View from beneath.
Today’s photos are of the pale pink flowers of the Leaf of Life Plant growing around our home. Earlier this year, we sighted one our plants in bloom among the rocks around the back of our home and took a couple photos. The Leaf of Life plant (Bryophyllum calycinum) is also called miracle leaf, air… Read More Pale Pink Cathedral Bells
Today’s photos focus on the inner portions of the beautiful Phalaenopsis orchid flower which we received as a gift. The innermost parts of the Phalaenopsis orchid flower have various names – such as column, lip, and throat. The meanings for the labels on the photo of the orchid flower above, are as follows: Column .… Read More Looking Down The Throat Of The Phalaenopsis Orchid
Today’s photos are of the white Phalaenopsis Sogo Yukidian orchid flowers. The shots show the Phalaenopsis’ raceme with the peduncle (flower stem) and the stalk (pedicel) of each individual orchid flower that branches from the peduncle. The raceme reminds me of a stairway, so I’ve entitled this collection of five photos -“Climbing the Sogo Yukidan… Read More Climbing The Sogo Yukidian Stairway
The large fever grass plant growing on our hillside has flowered once more, see photos below.Fever grass is also called Lemon grass (Cymbopogon citratus), it grows well in full sun to partial shade, and the seeds are quick to germinate. This plant grows well outdoors and in containers. See final two photos below: