Square in September

Becky from “A life of a 40 something” is posting a flower a day throughout September, in the square format. She’d love you to join her. day 17 Lysichiton camtschatcensis, common name Asian skunk-cabbage or white skunk cabbage, is a plant found in swamps and wet woods, along streams and in other wet areas of…

Square in September

Becky from “A life of a 40 something” is posting a flower a day throughout September, in the square format. She’d love you to join her. day 16

Square in September

Becky from “A life of a 40 something” is posting a flower a day throughout September, in the square format. She’d love you to join her. day 15  

Macro Monday #52

(click to enlarge to full size) Callistemon is a genus of shrubs in the family Myrtaceae, first described as a genus in 1814. The entire genus is endemic to Australia but widely cultivated in many other regions and naturalised in scattered locations. (Wikipedia)

Macro Monday #17

(click to enlarge to full size) I posted a black and white version of this flower a few weeks ago and thought maybe you’d like to see the original in colour.

Macro Monday #16

(click to enlarge to full size) I thought this might be the Flame Lily ( Gloriosa superba) before fully opened, but I am not so sure. Any ideas? In the glasshouse at RHS Wisley and definitely tropical. (With the opening of my new Cornish blog I have decided to  abandon the 60mm macro site and…

Flower Portrait: Variegated Hibiscus

(Please click image to enlarge) Hibiscus Rosa Sinensis – Cooperi – A medium sized compact but bushy plant with attractive variegated white, pink and green foliage and brilliant red flowers.

Flower Portrait: Jade Vine

The jade vine (Strongylodon macrobotrys) is a member of the pea and bean family, and is best known for its hanging stems of jade-green flowers.