The dazzling Turquoise Ixia (Ixia viridiflora) has one of the rarest and most desirable colors in the plant world. Each spring, this Freesia relative sends up striking, to 2 foot tall flower spikes that demand attention!
Ixia Viridiflora also known as Turquoise Ixia, is a tall member of the genus Ixia. It comes from around the Tulbagh in South Africa, Cape Province. It has small corms under the ground. This corn lily is a very rare plant.
Dark Queens and Black Knights The quest for Black Flowers started when I came across the Black Garden in the Jardin de l'Alchymiste near Avignon. There they have a quite interresting "room" all dedicated to the colour black
Pachypodium flower, Pachypodium namaquanum, Richtersveld National Park, South Africa (a succulent single-stemmed plant growing to 4 metres tall in the arid, rocky mountains of the Richtersveld in the Northern Cape and southern Namibia)
Exquisite botanical tulip Humilis 'Alba Coerulea Oculata' should be given pride of place in the garden or in a planter on the patio. The colour combination of the bright white pointed petals and the striking, steely blue heart
Peach blossoms are so much fun to work with when designing the floral crowns. They are a simplistic, yet fresh and beautiful flower that can be pair with just about anything. I have. Some fun ideas are in store for the future with peach blossoms.
Jenny Foxglove's Gothic Garden - Poker Primrose, a dazzling and different late-spring bloomer! An unusual alternative to grape hyacinth with vivid flower spikes that open from the bottom up. Grows tall in part shade.