From Texas to Trinidad- Thanks Lucy!! -pics

siam_cannas(13)September 28, 2010

Hi everyone, Here are a few pics of whats new in my garden.

I got some thistle seeds from Lucy, and im really amazed at how well it performed in my climate.

Next is aristolochia grandiflora, which is really beautiful BUT DO NOT feed this plant to your gold rim swallowtails, they will die after a few days!! The adults to lay eggs on this vine, but the cats die after eating it.

Siam

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kasha77

WOW WOW WOW! Great plants! I love unusual ones & that one sure is! Thank you for sharing!
kasha77

    Bookmark   September 28, 2010 at 10:14AM
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gardenpaw(5/6)

Beautiful Siam, I especially love your Aristolochia
grandiflora soo pretty!
Thank you for posting those!!

Karen

    Bookmark   September 28, 2010 at 10:40AM
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izharhaq

Great pix... I really liked the Lantanas in the last pic... butterfly heaven..

Izhar

    Bookmark   September 28, 2010 at 11:57AM
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rock_oak_deer(8b TX)

Those are all just beautiful, so glad the thistle worked out for you.

I really love the Bromeliads.

That last Lantana looks like a native one here in Texas that we call "Ham and Eggs." The latin name is horrida and it attracts the Monarchs that migrate through here twice a year.

Siam, the Swan flower did not put out any seed pods that I could find. I did locate several more patches of them all around the yard so will look again next year. We had more swallowtails here this year, so that could be the reason.

Thanks for showing all those gorgeous plants.

Shirley

    Bookmark   September 28, 2010 at 5:25PM
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kasha77

WOW WOW WOW! Great plants! I love unusual ones & that one sure is! Thank you for sharing!
kasha77

    Bookmark   September 28, 2010 at 9:38PM
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