The bird of paradise flower, Strelitzia reginae, is so commonly planted in tropical and subtropical climates--southern California, Florida, Hawaii in the United States--as to seem boring.
At the same time, for newcomers to those and more tropical regions, it is the essence of an exotic flower: very large, bizarrely shaped and in incredible blue, orange, red and green.
Sunday, January 28, 2018
Sunday, January 21, 2018
Visiting Australia--A Few Blue Mountain Flowers
Australian plants are justly famous for being diverse and often unique.
Sunday, January 14, 2018
Plant Story--Red Cedar, Really a Juniper of Course
Sunday, January 7, 2018
|Hibiscus rosa-sinesis, Hawaii|
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