Just the flowers, ma'am

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Re: Just the flowers, ma'am

Postby Sister Jennifer » Fri Aug 02, 2013 12:27 am

Ah, nature!

Lamprocapnos spectabilis - the bleeding heart flower.
Psychotria elata - hooker's lips.
Orchis italica - naked man orchid.
Habenaria radiata - the white egret flower

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Re: Just the flowers, ma'am

Postby Conforumist » Fri Aug 02, 2013 12:53 am

^^^Wow, are these in your garden?
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Re: Just the flowers, ma'am

Postby Sister Jennifer » Fri Aug 02, 2013 12:58 am

Only the Orchis italica :shifty:

You crack me up! No, not in my garden.
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Re: Just the flowers, ma'am

Postby Conforumist » Fri Aug 02, 2013 1:09 am

damn cheater!! :naughty:

They are very cool though. :)
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Re: Just the flowers, ma'am

Postby Sister Jennifer » Fri Aug 02, 2013 1:43 am

Ah, cheater to some but I say Mother Nature's bounty is a delight for all to share ;)

OK, here is a pic from our garden. One of the many delicious mandarins our beautiful tree gave us this year.

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Re: Just the flowers, ma'am

Postby Tonyblack » Fri Aug 02, 2013 5:09 am

:lol: :lol: :lol:

Who need suggestive potatoes and carrots?
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Re: Just the flowers, ma'am

Postby janet » Fri Aug 02, 2013 7:00 am

Lovely pics! The Bleeding Heart is called Dicentra spectabilis here and a really common spring flower for moist, shady places. I've got some at the end of my garden under the wall.
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Re: Just the flowers, ma'am

Postby Conforumist » Fri Aug 02, 2013 9:17 am

Sister Jennifer wrote:Ah, cheater to some but I say Mother Nature's bounty is a delight for all to share ;)

OK, here is a pic from our garden. One of the many delicious mandarins our beautiful tree gave us this year.

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OK, you saved face. :D

We have the bleeding hearts, but I don't think I have seen the others before.
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Re: Just the flowers, ma'am

Postby The Mad Collector » Fri Aug 02, 2013 9:21 am

I used to have Bleeding Heart as well when I had a garden, very pretty plant.

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Re: Just the flowers, ma'am

Postby Sister Jennifer » Fri Aug 09, 2013 12:08 am

janet wrote:You have Naked Men Sister J? :lol: :lol:


Who do you think picked the mandarin?


Our lovely lavendar.
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The first blossoms on our peach tree. (about a month ago)

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Re: Just the flowers, ma'am

Postby Ghost » Fri Aug 09, 2013 9:12 am

love them I like the look of lavender but not the smell
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Re: Just the flowers, ma'am

Postby Tonyblack » Fri Aug 09, 2013 9:15 am

Very nice. :)
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Re: Just the flowers, ma'am

Postby Catch-up » Fri Aug 09, 2013 3:23 pm

Pretty flowers SJ!
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Re: Just the flowers, ma'am

Postby Conforumist » Fri Aug 16, 2013 8:35 pm

We have seen Hummingbirds come to these flowers a few times,

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Re: Just the flowers, ma'am

Postby Penfold » Mon Apr 07, 2014 9:38 am

With Spring in the air, I thought it time to give this thread a bump. :D

I went to Highdown Gardens (as well as a few other places) and here are some of the results;

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