February 5th, 2013: Mickey Mouse Plant (Ochna serrulata) by KashtanGeorge

Portland, OR(Zone 8a)

The Bloom of the Day for February 5th, 2013 was Mickey Mouse Plant (Ochna serrulata).

View the bloom of the day here: http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/botd.php?date=2013-02-05

DeLand, FL(Zone 9b)

Interesting plant and the flowers look like single yellow wild roses,...I think the Bloom of the day forum is educational.

"Lets see what new plant they are showing today I've never seen before!"

Portland, OR(Zone 8a)

How right you are , David. I have been introduced to so many new plants here on the BOTD. George you have some interesting photos love this beauty! I see the photo was taken at the Helsinki Botanical Garden (Kasvitieteellinen puutarha). You have some other plants in the Plantfiles from the Botanical Garden that are interesting.

(Arlene) Southold, NY(Zone 7a)

What a sweet blossom!

Sochi, Russia

Wow, thank's ! Great hearing from ye'all! GardenGuyKin that conservatory is quite noticeable, though it's not that lavish as the Royal botanical garden at Kew, London. But it's just the best thing I always try to visit when in Helsinki.

Portland, OR(Zone 8a)

Thanks George! Good to see you around here on DG... I will be in Helsinki for several days before MidSummer Celebration. I will make sure I make time for a visit to Helsinki Botanical Garden's this year. Thanks for sharing photos of the plants in your part of the world! ~Kin

Sochi, Russia

Kin, for sure MidSummer time is the best to visit it here !

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