Winter Blooms in the Greenhouses

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Winter Blooms in the Greenhouses

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

With the winter blahs upon us I thought I would share some images from the Powell Gardens’ greenhouses. Though the greenhouses are closed to the public, these flowers will be on display in the conservatory for the fragrance display or on the grounds after March 15 (if Mother Nature agrees).Danova Mix Primroses: the flowers are … Read More

An Olfactory Experience

Thursday, January 8, 2009

Voodoo Lily, Corpse Plant, Leopard Palm, Snake Palm, Konjac or Devil’s Tongue! A plant with that many names is lucky to have a single botanical name: Amorphophallus konjac. I will call it the inoffensive name Konjac as per the the definitive book Aroids – Plants of the Arum Family by Deni Brown. This plant has … Read More