There are so much variety when it comes to flowers that bloom on the surface of this planet that I am awestruck at the abundance and uniqueness of it! Now, being in a tropical region, I have come across a lot of perennials and annuals that bloom around here indigenously or otherwise. For me, IContinue reading “Flowers (Part 2)”
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Just like plants, these flowers have their own personality! Happy ones, melancholic ones, the blues, the whimsical, sun-lovers and nocturnal, the bold ones and the shy.
Juhi – Jui – Jasminum Auriculatum
Juhi are one of the best jasmines to have in your Garden. Very low maintenance and the best part – they are vines!
The special feature of the flowers on a hydrangea shrub is that they can change from blue to pink or from pink to blue from one season to the next depending on the pH level of the soil.
Flower Garden – Part XX – Firecracker Flower
Heyy friends.. this is the last one in the series… Its called the Firecracker Flower or Crossandra infundibuliformis. It is native to southern India but I believe it can be grown in several different regions as this plant has received Award of Garden Merit from Royal Horticultural Society in 2017. 3 main reasons to have thisContinue reading “Flower Garden – Part XX – Firecracker Flower”
Flower Garden – Part XIX – Asian Jasmines
I really wanna talk about these 2 Jasmines which are native to Asia/India. The first one is Tabernaemontana divaricata or commonly called pinwheel flower, crape jasmine, East India rosebay. Also called as Tagar or chandni in Hindi. The second one is Gardenia jasminoides To my friends across continents… Both these jasmines are native to Asia… I don’t knowContinue reading “Flower Garden – Part XIX – Asian Jasmines”
Flower Garden – Part XVII – The Nocturnal flowers
Today, we are going to discuss about two plants, which have very fragrant flowers and bloom only during night. The first one, Cestrum nocturnum, common names include night-blooming jasmine, night-blooming cestrum, and raatrani. The second one, Nyctanthes arbor-tristis, the night-flowering jasmine or parijat. The above image of Parijat flower does not belong to reemasgarden.com So,Continue reading “Flower Garden – Part XVII – The Nocturnal flowers”
Flower Garden – Part XVI – Vinca
Vinca also called as periwinkle in English or Sadaphuli in Hindi are beautiful small colorful flowers. They are perfect for adding different colors to your Garden!
Flower Garden – Part XV – Petunia
Petunias have multiple blooms at a time; gives your garden the grandeur you have been searching for.