Today’s entry for Becky’s ‘In the Pink’ Square in September photo challenge is just a quick one. Meet Hypoestes phyllostachya – the Polka Dot Plant.
There’s no actual pink colour in today’s photo. But believe me when I say that (once again) I’m ‘tickled pink’ over something – my latest acquisition and my next entry in Becky’s ‘In … Continue reading NightSky® Petunia
There’s no botany lesson in Part 2 of my Begonia post, but there is a heartwarming story behind the origin of one of the Begonias I have in my garden.
More often than not, Begonias are grown for their highly decorative and spectacularly ornamental leaves, and for some, their flowers are secondary. I can’t look at this photo and agree with … Continue reading Begonia – Part 1
Not the sort of lipstick you want to use when requiring an application of colour, but lipsticks all the same. At least that’s what they look like to me.
Meet Dendrobium nobile, a beautiful gift from my friend Coral.
Elephant Ears, or Angel Wings, or Heart of Jesus. It doesn’t matter what you call them, Caladiums are spectacular ornamental plants that make a wonderful, colourful addition to any tropical … Continue reading Caladium
This is one of my favourite frangipanis and another photo out of my archives. I purchased this variety in November last year when Lisa and I visited Frangipani Heaven – aka, … Continue reading Yummy Watermelon