Strongylodon macrobotrys & Ecbolium viride

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!

  • badthings 8y

    The Ixia has arrived:
    wintogreen.jpg.

    (Still haven't got a great picture of them yet).
  • s.neilson 8y

    The comparison photo is superb. Amazing.

    Also: davesgarden.com/pf/showimage/60265.html
  • Süleyman 8y

    very nice colours :)
  • Jacob Uluwehi Knecht 8y

    Thanks guys!
  • Jim 8y

    so amazing
  • tamelask 8y

    don't forget about oxydendrum aka tweedia. neat shot!
  • Jacob Uluwehi Knecht 8y

    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.
  • tamelask 8y

    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.
  • Jacob Uluwehi Knecht 6y

    tamelask you are so open-minded, thanks :)
  • kovács ildikó 6y

    This flowers it's bulbs?
    very nice!
  • Jacob Uluwehi Knecht 5y

    Kovács, this vine does not grow from a bulb or any underground storage organ.
  • Aman381 4y

    I have never seen such kind of flowers ever before..........nice...........
  • Jacob Uluwehi Knecht 4y

    I am glad I could help expand your botanical horizons, Aman381.
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Taken on May 3, 2007
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