Strongylodon macrobotrys & Ecbolium viride

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    It's fun to see these two plants with unusual flower colours next to each other for comparison. All this picture needs are some Ixia viridiflora, Lachenalia viridiflora, Puya berteroniana, and Chlorociboria to complete the cyan masterpiece!

    tamelask, Van in LA, gina's view, and 6 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. badthings 84 months ago | reply

      The Ixia has arrived:
      wintogreen.jpg.

      (Still haven't got a great picture of them yet).

    2. s.neilson 84 months ago | reply

      The comparison photo is superb. Amazing.

      Also: davesgarden.com/pf/showimage/60265.html

    3. Süleyman 84 months ago | reply

      very nice colours :)

    4. tamelask 78 months ago | reply

      don't forget about oxydendrum aka tweedia. neat shot!

    5. Jacob Uluwehi Knecht 77 months ago | reply

      Thanks Jim and tamelask.

      Hehe careful there tamelask, it's Oxypetalum caeruleum, not Oxydendrum. :). No, even though it does have a unique colour, I wouldn't call it cyan, more like light true blue, so I didn't include it.

    6. tamelask 76 months ago | reply

      ok- you got me. :) i'm terrible about recalling the first part of th latin name, but jumbling the second half. to me, sometimes it has a definite cyan color, sometimes not so much. but i certainly understand your keeping the group tight.

    7. Jacob Uluwehi Knecht 58 months ago | reply

      tamelask you are so open-minded, thanks :)

    8. ikovacs63 54 months ago | reply

      This flowers it's bulbs?
      very nice!

    9. Jacob Uluwehi Knecht 49 months ago | reply

      Kovács, this vine does not grow from a bulb or any underground storage organ.

    10. Aman381 35 months ago | reply

      I have never seen such kind of flowers ever before..........nice...........

    11. Jacob Uluwehi Knecht 35 months ago | reply

      I am glad I could help expand your botanical horizons, Aman381.

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