Sansevieria trifasciata ‘Silver Hahnii’, an exquisite birdnest cultivar!

Sansevieria trifasciata ‘Siver Hahnii’ (Silver Birdnest Sansevieria) –

Sansevieria trifasciata 'Silver Hahnii' (Silver Birdnest Sansevieria, Silver Bird's Nest Snake Plant) in our garden, shot 2008-04-14A very elegant birdnest cultivar of S. trifasciata that is perfect as a potted houseplant or grown outdoors as groundcover.

Such a petite plant with exquisite variegation on their leaves and arranged in symmetrical rosette that is absolutely captivating!

Attractive variegated leaves of Sansevieria trifasciata ‘Golden Hahnii’

Sansevieria trifasciata ‘Golden Hahnii’ (Golden Birdnest Sansevieria) –

Sansevieria trifasciata 'Golden Hahnii' in our garden, shot April 5 2008 Sansevieria trifasciata 'Silver Hahnii' & 'Golden Hahnii' in our garden bed, shot Oct 28, 2005

Sun-loving Blue Plumbago (Plumbago auriculata/capensis)

Plumbago auriculata (Cape Leadwort, Blue/Cape Plumbago, Skyflower)

Plumbago auriculata 'Imperial Blue' (Blue/Cape Plumbago) in our tropical gardenIf you love blue flowers and butterflies, this easy-to-care Blue Plumbago plant is then a must in your garden. It is a vigorous grower and a non-stop bloomer, profusely flowering spectacularly all year round especially in the tropics. Early February this year, we came across a huge scrambling Plumbago cascading beautifully over a 10 feet retaining wall of a bungalow. It looked so strikingly stunning in that sea of sky-blue flowers! Simply splendiferous! A pity I was without a camera then!

Firecracker Flower (Crossandra infundibuliformis) exuding sunshine and warmth!

Firecracker Flower (Crossandra infundibuliformis) –

Crossandra infundibuliformis 'Lutea' (Yellow Crossandra)It is such an interesting and fascinating shrub, that blooms almost unceasingly throughtout the year.

This lovely cultivar, Crossandra infundibuliformis ‘Lutea’ or Yellow Crossandra with deep rich yellow flowers, glowing above its lustrous deep green foliage is simply stunning to say the least.

Fascinating Dark Blue Tiger (Tirumala septentrionis)

Tirumala septentrionis septentrionis –

Dark Blue Tiger (Tirumala septentrionis) resting on Podocarpus. My very first butterfly pic! Commonly known as Dark Blue Tiger that aptly describes its blue tigerish stripes! What a fascinating butterfly it is! Even if I had wanted to, I could not forget this beauty that captured my attention almost a year ago. It provided me my first ever butterfly adventure in our garden and gave me a run for my money so to speak (read here), though it did eventually posed for my first butterfly shot. :D

Since then, I had hoped for a second visit from this beautiful butterfly, but yet to materialize. I’m still hoping though!