Garden Updates from May to July 2014

We praise and thank The Almighty God for the joy of His awesome creations almost at our doorstep. Just a few short strides through the front exit/entry door of our home and we step into our little garden paradise. Or just draw the sliding glass-door curtains of our sitting hall and voila… a beautiful view that absolutely enthral us […]

Stromanthe sanguinea ‘Triostar’ with vibrant technicolor foliage

Stromanthe sanguinea ‘Triostar’ (Triostar Ginger, Triostar/Tricolor Stromanthe, Never-never Plant) One of the most dramatic of foliage plants, Stromanthe sanguinea ‘Triostar’, also known as ‘Tricolor’, is certainly not to be missed in your garden collection. It is a hot favourite amongst foliage lovers worldwide because of its dazzling colours. We brought home a lovely pot recently […]

Crinum asiaticum (Grand Crinum Lily), an impressively huge plant

Crinum asiaticum (Giant/Grand Crinum Lily, Asiatic Poison Bulb/Lily, Seashore Lily) An impressively huge lily with large leaves and large clusters of big blooms. Hence, not surprising that Crinum asiaticum goes by the common names, Giant Lily or Grand Lily that aptly describes its spectacular appearance. Hmm… everything seems gigantic! Even its bulbs underground may weigh […]

Anthurium andraeanum (Flamingo Flower) in exotic colors

Anthurium andraeanum (Flamingo Flower/Lily, Tail Flower) A beautiful hybrid of Anthurium andraeanum that has been in our garden since early 2006, presented by a friend. 3 lovely plants in a medium-sized pot that is located at the front yard porch and producing almost continually year round, gorgeous rosy-pink flowers to our greatest delight. Even when […]