Floral Friday #84

Floral Friday

Gladiolus ‘Green Star’ (Sword Lily) or Swaard lelie in Afrikaans is particularly attractive with its spikes of copiously ruffled, 3-4 in. (7-10 cm), lime-green blossoms. Each flower spike counts up to 12 blooms and rises among erect narrow, deep-green sword-shaped leaves. Spectacular on its own, in the summer garden or in a vase.

Floral Friday #82

Floral Friday

Calceolaria, also called lady’s purse, slipper flower and pocketbook flower, or slipperwort, is a genus of plants in the family Calceolariaceae, sometimes classified in Scrophulariaceae by some authors. This genus consists of about 388 species of shrubs, lianas and herbs, and the geographical range extends from Patagonia to central Mexico, with its distribution centre in Andean region] Calceolaria species have usually yellow or orange flowers, which can have red or purple spots. The Calceolaria Herbeohybrida group, also called C. herbeohybrida Voss, is a group of ornamental hybrids known only in cultivation, called florists’ slipperwort.

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Lady’s Purse

FOTD and Floral Friday : Paperflowers

Floral Friday

Cee’s Flower of the Day Photography Challenge.

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Perez’s Sea lavender

Limonium perezii is a species of Limonium known by the common names Perez’s sea lavender and seafoam statice. It is also known as simply statice, sea lavender or marsh rosemary. It is native to the coasts of the Canary Islands but are widely used… Wikipedia