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Yay! Weekend! I'm planting my container tomatoes on the condo balcony over the holiday and going for a hike down by the Ohio River. I also have a bunch of ageratum, white Mexican zinnias and verbena to finish off a new flower bed I made out back. I hope the weather is good! Have a safe and fun Memorial Day holiday, tell your friends about us and be good and grow! ~ Jack May 24, 2013
Wallpaper Picture Gallery
The feijoa (Feijoa sellowiana) is one of my favorite shrubs for many reasons including it's edible fruits, drought tolerance and handsome flowers that began appearing earlier in the month. The waxy petals of feijoa flowers are succulent and sweet and a treat to eat so sometimes I do. Click to download a large version (800x600) for your computer desktop.
Visit the Wallpaper Browser page to see more than 1,400 larger format (800x600px) plant images. Links to these images are also present in the title area of each Plant Profile.
Flowering Plants of Hawaii
This is the final posting of the Flowering Plants of Hawaii series. We thank Bruce for allowing Floridata to publish this extensive survey of flowering plant species found in the Hawaiian Islands. Bruce will be be updating this series periodically and the pages will be enhanced and re-formatted when we launch Floridata v.3 (sometime in May I hope!). Click to read Part 65 or here for the menu and series introduction.
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In my Kentucky neighborhood the tree peonies, also called moulan (Paeonia suffruticosa), have just finished blooming. The spectacular blossoms didn't last but a week after being blasted with a couple strong strong wind and rain storms. I saw one with deep red flowers that I seriously need one of... Download images from the Tree Peony Wallpaper Gallery
The more familiar common or Chinese peonies (Paeonia lactiflora) beginning blooming just as the tree peonies are finishing up. The double-flowered varieties are very pretty but I like the big singles the best. Download images from the Peony Wallpaper Gallery and read the Peony Profile.
Floridata Master Plant List
The Floridata Plant Encyclopedia profiles all kinds of plants for every kind of climate. Click on a letter button to display a list of plants by botanical name. Use the FloridataGrid page for advanced sorting, filtering and searching of the database.
Tip: move the cursor over the sunflower icon to display a photo of that plant.
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