Jul 302014
 
Crossandra Flowers

Crossandra Flowers These are very common among the South Indian gardeners as these are used by the ladies as a decoration on their (braids) hair. Hence these flowers are cultivated in large farms for commercial purposes. One interesting thing about these  bushy plants is that they spread easily by propagating through their seeds. When the seedpods are dried or […]

Jul 302014
 
Globe Amaranth (Gomphrena Flowers)

Globe Amaranth Flowers Globe Amaranth flowers look and feel like papery and artificial. Although magenta color is very common, but there are also white, red and pale mauve varieties.  Often these flowers are plants as borders or beds in a garden and these plants are easy to grow and maintain.  Globe amaranth flowers look like tiny pom-poms on […]

Jul 222014
 
Rangoon Creeper

Rangoon Creeper (Madhumalti Flower or Drunken Sailor) Quisqualis rangoon creeper is a creeper vine with clusters of flowers ranging from pink to red to white colors hanging downside along vine. We can often see these fast growing creeper near the compounds surrounding the house, easily filling up the top space of the compound walls. Rangoon Creeper Plant bears […]

Jul 182014
 
Flowers Around us

Flowers Around us In this section I’ll post the pictures of flowers that  we can easily spot in our gardens or in our neighbors. Since I’m living in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India,  few of these garden flowers may be native to my locality and its surroundings. So if you are living abroad, you may not find these […]

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