A Week of Flowers – Monday

I am joining Cathy at Words and Herbs for the second issue of a week in flowers. This is a Lobsterclaw Heliconia (Heliconia rostrata). One of my favorite tropicals, the flowers alway surprise me. They are set off by a Wild Coffee shrub, not advisable to drink it, but a nice Florida native.

See more flowery photos at http://www.wordsandherbs.wordpress.com

6 comments on “A Week of Flowers – Monday

  1. Cathy says:

    I think Heliconia is sold as a houseplant here, but I have never seen one in flower. Truly exotic! 😃

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  2. Eliza Waters says:

    LOVE! I fell in love with this flower the first time I saw it in Jamaica, and that love hasn’t changed at all. Thanks for sharing yours today!

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  3. I always love these in the pavilion at Chelsea Flower show. Maybe one day I shall see them in their natural habitat

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  4. Cathy says:

    Thanks! Truly lovely.

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  5. Fascinating flower Queen

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