Archive for the ‘Plants’ Category

Succulent Garden After the Rain

Monday, April 6th, 2020

Succulent Garden

Succulent Garden

Succulent Garden

Succulent Garden

Succulent Garden

Succulent Garden

Succulent Garden

Succulent Garden

Succulent Garden

Succulent Garden

Succulent Garden

Succulent Garden

Trapped Cactus Bud

Untrapped Cactus, One of Three Buds


Torn Succulent Leaf with Plantlets

Tuesday, March 31st, 2020

I was cleaning a garden and found this torn leaf. How did it get torn?

Torn Leaf Plantlets

Torn Leaf Plantlets

This leaf appears to have been eaten.

Holey Leaf

Holey Leaf


Flowers and Buds

Saturday, March 28th, 2020

Freesia and Dianthus

Bunny, Mushroom, Freesia, and Dianthus

Freesia has a lovely fragrance. The dianthus does not produce a fragrance similar to cloves. Its fragrance is typical carnation.

Succulent Bud

Senecio Bud

The Senecio was a cutting from my first Senecio plant. The plant roots where it lands. It does produce a fragrance similar to cloves.

I like that the plant fills empty spaces.
Senecio Roots

Senecio Roots

This is the original pieces that I snagged from the Trapped Cactus.

Untrapped Cactus Bud

Untrapped Cactus Bud 1

Untrapped Cactus Bud

Untrapped Cactus Bud 2

Untrapped Cactus Bud

Untrapped Cactus Bud 3


Solandra maxima

Saturday, March 28th, 2020

The Solandra maxima flowers have a delicious fragrance from dusk to early morning. I thought the plant had died, but couldn’t bring myself to remove it. It went nearly a year without a single leaf. Sometimes being patient results in lovely gifts.

March 27, 2020 evening activity
Solandra maxima Small Bud

Solandra maxima Small Bud

Solandra maxima Large Bud

Solandra maxima Bud Groups

Solandra maxima Bud Groups

The Solandra maxima flower has sustained rain and wind damage.

Solandra maxima Flower

March 28, 2020 morning activity

Solandra maxima Flowers

Solandra maxima Flowers

Solandra maxima Flower

Solandra maxima Flower

Interior of Spent Flowers

Solandra maxima Interior

Solandra maxima Interior

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Scilla peruviana, Peruvian Lily, Star of Peru

Sunday, March 22nd, 2020

Scilla

Scilla


Yesterday

Thursday, March 19th, 2020

Rock South Hills

Rock, South Hills

Agave Colors

Agave Colors and Textures

Oakleaf Hydrangea

Oakleaf Hydrangea

Freesia

Freesia and Bunny Ornament


Cyclamen Bud

Tuesday, March 17th, 2020

Cyclamen Bud


A Nice Surprise

Monday, March 16th, 2020

Tucked away on the back of a shelf in the greenhouse was this dead plant. I just couldn’t bear to toss in the recycle bin. Kept thinking one day I might slice it open and just maybe, use it in a piece.

Dead Plant

Today I found a plantlet rooted in a wee bit of soil at the base of the saucer.

Succulent Plantlet

Succulent Plantlet


Dying Succulent

Thursday, March 5th, 2020

Dying Succulent Flowers

Dying Succulent Flowers

Dying Succulent Plantlets


Ranunculus asiaticus Violet Bicolor

Monday, March 2nd, 2020

Ranunculus

Ranunculus Bud

Ranunculus Bud

Ranunculus Bud

March 4, 2020

Ranunculus Flower

Ranunculus Bud

Ranunculus Bud

Ranunculus Bud