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Tag: Flowers

Explosion in a Perfume Factory

Dude smells like an explosion in a perfume factory, especially at night.

First Bloom: Cirrhopetalum pulchellum

The whole spread is about an inch across.

Jewel Alocasia Bloom

My Alocasia melo bloomed today. I just love his adorable little polka-dotted winkie.

An Explosion of Beauty

The Geranium maderense in my back yard is putting on quite a show.

A Big Red Boom

A five-day timelapse of a deep red Amaryllis (Hippeastrum) bloom.

Exotic Star Bloom

After a couple weeks of working on the flower spike, this Amaryllis (Hippeastrum “Exotic Star”) opened up its first bloom in just two days.

Slipper Season

It’s Paphiopedilum season in Plantgasm Gardens right now.

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Zantedeschia

Check out these two beautiful black Calla Lily blooms. Can you guess what the names of each species are?

Crinum moorei Bloom Timelapse

The most potbound plant ever explodes in bloom.

Stunning Crinum moorei Bloom

For the last few weeks, it’s been working on a bloom, and this week the first flower opened.


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