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Texas natives #24: Turks cap (malvaviscus arboreus)

08-04-2015 04:09 AM by chscholz | 1 comment »

Pretty much the only flower that can stand the TX heat…

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Tuberose, Dahlia and more.

12-21-2012 09:27 AM by sharad | 9 comments »

This was the first time I planted Tuberose on my terrace garden. The plant grows to about 3 feet tall. The name has nothing to do with the Rose. The tuberose is named for the shape of its rootstock which is tubular. The bulb produces tall flower spikes with numerous tubular, funnel shaped white blooms and are known for their very sweet intoxicating and seductive perfume. They are used extensively in flowerpots. The two local popular names for this flower are Nishigandh and Rajanigandha. Nis...

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2010 Lady Slippers

06-06-2010 07:45 PM by Iris43 | 12 comments »

Do you remember my lady slippers from last year…..I think I did a project entry on them. Well they are back! Bigger and better(I hope) There are four stalks this year and one of them has started blooming. It appears to have two flowers on it. I am hoping the cooler weather will hold them for awhile. I would like to see them blooming all at the same time….but I’ll have to wait and see. :) This was last year’s bloom. This is the first one this year, maybe t...

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