Nardos i Azucenas Post
Bipallum kewense, a weird looking insect appeared in the garden out of the blue. Responsible for the disappearance of the predominant round
snail population, and significant decrease of most snails.
Dipteracanthus prostratus was featured with a correction in the botanical name. This self seeding ground cover grows wild in the ground, concrete and asphalt. 'Domesticated' at home with purple and white flower varieties. Related to Ruellias.
Clerodendrum quadriculare is added to the over
100 Club Collection. A present from Tito Collazo.
Sanseveria cylindrica, enters the scene thanks to a plant exchange with Maria,
gardening fan who noticed one of 3 varieties of asparagus in me garden.
Calathea loeseneri and Chryosothemis pulchella are added, thanks to Rengui, in law and close collaborator in the installation development through out the years.
Stygmaphyllon floribundum, a woody vine imported from Guanica, blooms for the first time. Mesquite, Merremia aegyptia from seeds, members of that exclusive group from the southern city, enhance the surroundings.
Polianthes tuberosa and Gardenia augusta in the fragrance department bloom also for the first time.
Pepperomia pellucida and Parietaria make their debut.
All these plants appeared on specific posts in
caribbeanbotanicalreview, one of my blogs dedicated
to horticulture, propagation and collection.
I want to thank everyone from the 5 continents, who has dropped by during the last twelve months.
I appreciate it, fan or foe.
Finally, I wish all the best for what is left of 2011 and 2012.
that is that