Friday, October 15, 2010

Bloom Day - October 2010

Here's what's blooming now in my garden:




Aechmea winkleri












Canistropsis billbergioides









Nidularium procerum x Aechmea fasciata










Cestrum aurantiacum, Lantana
Clerodendrum speciosissimum, C. paniculatum
Tibouchina grandifolia, Caesalpinia
Gold Shrimp, Duranta


















Wedelia, Passiflora
Porterweed-Blue, Coral
Asclepias, Odontomena
Jacobinia, Pentas

















Ruellia, Chorisia
Podranea, Bauhinia
Ruellia elegans, Tecoma
Jasminum illicifolium, Campsis



















Periwinkle, Plumbago
Tibouchina granulosa, Jatropha
Thevetia, Tabernaemontana
Barleria, Turnera








Bloom Day is held on the 15th of every month and hosted by May Dreams Gardens.

7 comments:

LC said...

My goodness.. what a wonderful collection of blooms... love the bromeliads! L

Floridagirl said...

I'm always amazed that you seem to have a brom in bloom every month of the year. I need to increase my collection! I also noticed that ceiba bloom! (Or maybe it isn't, as the leaves look different from my floss-silk tree and actually the bloom looks a little different too. What variety is that?) I can't wait to see blooms on my floss-silk tree, which always occurs sometime late in October and throughout November. It is perhaps the most beautiful bloom on earth to me!

One said...

Wow! That's a LOT of blooms. The top 3 really stands out.

p3chandan said...

Wow there are a good mix of flowers in yr garden, beautiful with fascinating colours!

scottweberpdx said...

Nice post...it's so interesting seeing what plants other grow...it's mostly mums and asters up here :-)

Grower Jim said...

Floridagirl: The floss silk tree is C. speciosa (the common species). The flower colors and patterns vary from tree to tree, so yours could be different. I also have a hybrid one with yellow flowers!

Andrea said...

I am amazed at your familiarity with all of them. Most of your flowers are with us too, others are in the wild and most in the gardens, but i am most captivated with your photography. They are really beautiful and artistic. thank you. Your site is a very big resource for us. I am ashamed because i am a horticulturist (Postharvest Physiology-though not practicing), but i don't know most of their names, and some forgotten. I should have known this site early on. If you did not sign in my follower corner, i will not be able to find this, a treasure! thanks.

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