Plant a Day

Hopefully

ecobota:

bartramsinbloom:

Eutrochium purpureum
Joe Pye Weed
August 3, 2014

Growing along the rock wall below the upper flower garden

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

orchid-a-day:

Dracula sodiroi
Syn.: Masdevallia sodiroi
August 4, 2014

orchid-a-day:

Dracula sodiroi

Syn.: Masdevallia sodiroi

August 4, 2014

libutron:

Snail vine - Cochliasanthus caracalla
Cochliasanthus caracalla (Fabaceae) is a neotropical, perennial vine with fragrant flowers said to be reminiscent of hyacinths, and a distinctive curled shape, giving rise to its common names. It is the only member of the genus Cochliasanthus and was formerly considered to belong to the genus Vigna.
In wild this species can be found in Guatemala, Panama, Brazil, Peru, Paraguay and Uruguay.
Other common names: Corkscrew flower, Corkscrew vine, Snailflower. Syn. Vigna caracalla.
Reference: [1] 
Photo credit: ©Kuinamor | Locality: cultivated (Cormontreuil, Champagne-Ardenne, France - 2008)

libutron:

Snail vine - Cochliasanthus caracalla

Cochliasanthus caracalla (Fabaceae) is a neotropical, perennial vine with fragrant flowers said to be reminiscent of hyacinths, and a distinctive curled shape, giving rise to its common names. It is the only member of the genus Cochliasanthus and was formerly considered to belong to the genus Vigna.

In wild this species can be found in Guatemala, Panama, Brazil, Peru, Paraguay and Uruguay.

Other common names: Corkscrew flower, Corkscrew vine, Snailflower. Syn. Vigna caracalla.

Reference: [1

Photo credit: ©Kuinamor | Locality: cultivated (Cormontreuil, Champagne-Ardenne, France - 2008)

ecobota:

Scabiosa atropurpurea ‘Burgundy Black’
Black Scabiosa
July 10, 2014
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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libutron:

Fringed Campion
Commonly named Fringed Campion, Silene polypetala (Caryophyllaceae) is beautiful woodland flower, very rare, only found in a few spots in Florida and Georgia in the United States, where it is regarded as Endangered species.
Reference: [1]
Photo credit: ©Julie Tew | Locality: Angus Gholson Nature Park, Chattahoochee, Florida, US

libutron:

Fringed Campion

Commonly named Fringed Campion, Silene polypetala (Caryophyllaceae) is beautiful woodland flower, very rare, only found in a few spots in Florida and Georgia in the United States, where it is regarded as Endangered species.

Reference: [1]

Photo credit: ©Julie Tew | Locality: Angus Gholson Nature Park, Chattahoochee, Florida, US

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libutron:

Haworthia pringlei
As many other species of Haworthia, this one,Haworthiapringlei (Asparagales - Xanthorrhoeaceae) is a species native to the Cape Province in South Africa.
References: [1] - [2]
Photo credit: ©Fernando Jose Fernandez Hingking | Locality: Lisbon, Portugal (cultivated)

libutron:

Haworthia pringlei

As many other species of Haworthia, this one,Haworthiapringlei (Asparagales - Xanthorrhoeaceae) is a species native to the Cape Province in South Africa.

References: [1] - [2]

Photo credit: ©Fernando Jose Fernandez Hingking | Locality: Lisbon, Portugal (cultivated)