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Tropical Plants--DSBG (Photo heavy)

Posted by lakewhysc 7b (My Page) on
Sat, Feb 9, 08 at 7:30

I took more close-ups of plants in the Orchid Conservatory at Daniel Stowe. I think I got all the names written down correctly. You can drain the batteries really quickly in the digital cam here...yes, it happened.

Pink Moth Orchid (Phalaenopsis hybrid)
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Pomegranate flower (Punica granatum 'Nochi Shibari')
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Begonia 'Mirage' and a maidenhair fern
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Nun's Orchid (PhaiusDan Rosenberg 'Mellow Yellow')
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The Orchid Cascade Wall
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The big basket above the Cascade Wall
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Morning GLory Begonia (Begonia convolvulacea)
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Ground Orchid (Spathoglottis plicata)
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Ti (Cordyline fruticosa 'Bolero')
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Grapefruit! (Citrus x paradisi)
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Red Lobster Claw (Heliconia'Hot Rio Nights')
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Pink Queen (Philodendron'Fantasy')
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Flamingo FLower (Anthurium'Red Hot')
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Begonia brevirimosa subsp. exotica
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Desert Cassia (Senna polyphylla)
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Palm-Leaf Begonia (Begonia carolineifolia)
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Alocasia 'Black Velvet'
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Pink Powderpuff (Calliandra haematocephala'Nana')
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Flowers of Wavy Calathea (Calathea rufibarba) at base of leaves
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RE: Tropical Plants--DSBG (Photo heavy)

Very Beuatiful thanks for sharing
I knew there was a reason I wanted
to go to Daniel Stowe

Blueangel


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RE: Tropical Plants--DSBG (Photo heavy)

Thanks for posting Lakewhy - they are lovely. What an incredible place.


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RE: Tropical Plants--DSBG (Photo heavy)

Oh my!!....That orchid wall is unbelievable....please tell, where is this place? Thanks for posting these gorgeous photos.


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RE: Tropical Plants--DSBG (Photo heavy)

Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden
6500 South New Hope Road, Belmont, North Carolina
open daily (9 am to 5 pm) except on Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Year's Day; an admission fee is charged for non-members.
The garden dates back to 1989
The gardens opened to the public in 1999


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