Sunday, August 26, 2012

Today's Flowers/Desert Rose & Other Blooms




I'm thrilled that this small Desert Rose plant is blooming again. As you can see from one of the images in this collage that it isn't an impressive-looking plant but the cluster of blooms is a joy to see. I've taken the photos in rain and in shine and they seem to be happy whatever the weather.:)


Sunset Bells/Chrysothemis pulchella. The yellow blooms are short-lived but the orange sepals hang on for a while.
Flame Violet/Episcia cupreata from the family of African violets (below). This plant does well in hanging baskets and propagation is easy.



And lastly, the bachelor's buttons/Gomphrena globosa that I'm growing from seed has just started to bloom.I had somehow expected them to be a raging, wild shade of pink but I was surprised to see such a pure white with speckles of tiny yellow in between.

To see more blooms from around the world, check out Today's Flowers.


8 comments:

SandyCarlson said...

Your flowers are very beautiful!

BlueShell said...

So tiny and delicate!
xoxo
BShell

holdingmoments said...

That Desert Rose is a beauty.

Jama said...

Lovely flowers!

eileeninmd said...

Gorgeous flowers, I love the Desert Rose flowers.

Carletta said...

All are growing well for you. The bachelor's button is quiet dainty and lovely for a 'bachelor' :)

Thanks for visiting! Not sure what happened with the new linky today but it's nice we can get around it to visit.

Karin M. said...

Beautiful flowers....
Greetings, Karin

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