Flower of Perrier's Baobab (Adansonia perrieri), an endangered Madagascan species. Amazing flower!
Bougainvillea cascading over the fence
Eucalyptus flowers in July!
These orchids were photographed in the conservatory of the gardens of Palazzo Parisio, a palace in Naxxar, Malta. The gardens contain over 60 species of exotic plants.
Spanish moss (Tillandsia usneoides) is not a moss at all. It is a bromeliad, which means it is in the same taxonomic family as pineapples and succulent house plants. Its preferred habitat is a healthy tree in tropical swampland.
This is a palm tree flower in bloom.
I took this photo last year around Christmas or maybe as late as Febuary of this year
Red and white Schlumbergera.
This alstroemeria, or peruvian lily can be planted in the ground in color climates and can be brought inside to sleep during the winter.
Hawaiian Sunset vine (Stictocardia beraviensis) bloom
Mandevillia in bloom
I grow Tropical Milkweed as an annual for its beauty and use as a nectar plant. It attracts Monarchs on their journey southward to Mexico in early fall.
The vibrant color of a Jungle Geranium
Brugmansia hybrid flower after just opening
Valentine's azalea (which I purchased marked down after the holiday!)
Red Betel Leaf ; Piper crocatum, Piper ornatum
Green and white striped wandering jew and grape ivy. Successful cuttings taken from very old houseplants from the 1970s.
plumeria taken at the muttart conservatory in edmonton
Orchid close up flower of Vanda Rothschidiana (primary hybrid of V. coerulea x Enth. sanderiana. in my greenhouse 10/16.
Orchid Vanda hybrid. V. Suksamran Gold x V Suksamran Spots in my greenhouse 10/16.
Blue ginger (Dichorisandra thyrsiflora) is a huge tropical plant with big spikes of blue flowers. It isnít a true ginger. Blue gingers belong to the same family as wandering Jews and spiderworts. Back to the contest main page.