Flower Archive

  •   The (unique) Blood Lily has a background that may surprise you. This remarkable species is actually a member of the Amaryllis family! Now THAT’S a surprise! This is the […]

    Blood Lily

      The (unique) Blood Lily has a background that may surprise you. This remarkable species is actually a member of the Amaryllis family! Now THAT’S a surprise! This is the […]

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  •   The distinctive Baikal Sedge is an exceedingly rare plant. In fact, it remains extant in ONLY 14 known groupings. In addition, these are scattered globally! Wow! Imagine that! First […]

    Baikal Sedge

      The distinctive Baikal Sedge is an exceedingly rare plant. In fact, it remains extant in ONLY 14 known groupings. In addition, these are scattered globally! Wow! Imagine that! First […]

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  •   The White Egret Orchid is a unique (and beautiful!) species of orchid. The name derives from their purported resemblance to (you guessed it!) a white egret. Furthermore, their shape […]

    White Egret Orchid

      The White Egret Orchid is a unique (and beautiful!) species of orchid. The name derives from their purported resemblance to (you guessed it!) a white egret. Furthermore, their shape […]

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  •   The beautiful Parrot Flower is (believe it or not!) ACTUALLY a species of balsam! It is also EXTREMELY rare! Due to that, this lovely flower is rarely seen. Because […]

    Parrot Flower

      The beautiful Parrot Flower is (believe it or not!) ACTUALLY a species of balsam! It is also EXTREMELY rare! Due to that, this lovely flower is rarely seen. Because […]

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  •   Amazon Lily is the term collectively applied to a genus of (beautiful!) Neotropical flowering plants. There are approximately 20 species within this genus. These are all closely related to […]

    Amazon Lily

      Amazon Lily is the term collectively applied to a genus of (beautiful!) Neotropical flowering plants. There are approximately 20 species within this genus. These are all closely related to […]

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  •   The Happy Alien (yes, that really IS its common name!) is a MOST unusual plant. The name (understandably) derives from the unique appearance of its blooms. It is endemic […]

    Happy Alien

      The Happy Alien (yes, that really IS its common name!) is a MOST unusual plant. The name (understandably) derives from the unique appearance of its blooms. It is endemic […]

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  •   The Rosary Pea is a plant whose brightly colored seeds are sought after for their beguiling beauty. However, that beauty hides a potentially DEADLY secret! The seeds of this […]

    Rosary Pea

      The Rosary Pea is a plant whose brightly colored seeds are sought after for their beguiling beauty. However, that beauty hides a potentially DEADLY secret! The seeds of this […]

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  •   The remarkable Tahina Palm is a plant species that is both extremely unique AND extremely rare! Now THAT is a combination deserving of our attention! One lone tree was […]

    Tahina Palm

      The remarkable Tahina Palm is a plant species that is both extremely unique AND extremely rare! Now THAT is a combination deserving of our attention! One lone tree was […]

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  •   The Travellers Palm is a unique plant species endemic solely to the island of Madagascar. Here’s the “thing;” actually, the species is not even a true palm! The Travellers […]

    Travellers Palm

      The Travellers Palm is a unique plant species endemic solely to the island of Madagascar. Here’s the “thing;” actually, the species is not even a true palm! The Travellers […]

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  •   The Rosy Periwinkle (what a “colorful” name!) is a beautiful plant with the botanical version of a split personality! It is also quite rare and endangered (as so many […]

    Rosy Periwinkle

      The Rosy Periwinkle (what a “colorful” name!) is a beautiful plant with the botanical version of a split personality! It is also quite rare and endangered (as so many […]

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  •   The Acacia koa is a remarkable species of tree. It grows in volcanic soil (THAT is a tough tree!). In fact, in the Hawaiian language the name means “brave!” […]

    Acacia koa

      The Acacia koa is a remarkable species of tree. It grows in volcanic soil (THAT is a tough tree!). In fact, in the Hawaiian language the name means “brave!” […]

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  •   This plant is so “blessed” with beauty that it is actually reflected in its’ name. The lovely species is known as Holywood! Talk about a heavenly beauty! This delicate […]

    Holywood

      This plant is so “blessed” with beauty that it is actually reflected in its’ name. The lovely species is known as Holywood! Talk about a heavenly beauty! This delicate […]

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  •   Behold the Devils Walking Stick! Yes, that really is the common name for this unique plant. Just imagine brushing against those thorns while in the forest! Also sometimes known […]

    Devils Walking Stick

      Behold the Devils Walking Stick! Yes, that really is the common name for this unique plant. Just imagine brushing against those thorns while in the forest! Also sometimes known […]

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  •   The Abronia macrocarpa is an extremely rare and endangered species of flowering plant. The species has an extremely small natural territory remaining. The Abronia macrocarpa is only known to […]

    Abronia macrocarpa

      The Abronia macrocarpa is an extremely rare and endangered species of flowering plant. The species has an extremely small natural territory remaining. The Abronia macrocarpa is only known to […]

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  •     The Hawaiian White Hibiscus is a plant species native to a small geographic range. It is endemic to the Hawaiian islands of Oahu and Moloka’i only. Even in […]

    Hawaiian White Hibiscus

        The Hawaiian White Hibiscus is a plant species native to a small geographic range. It is endemic to the Hawaiian islands of Oahu and Moloka’i only. Even in […]

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