I just spent some time photographing this beauty, which blooms for only one night. It’s the only flower I got this year, after neglecting the poor plant over last winter as it was in a back room where I forgot about it. It survived looking hardly worse for it.
This is one of my favorite flowers: very showy, large, and nicely scented, though that gets a bit heady after I’ve been closely photographing it for half an hour. So you can enjoy it from afar. It’s around 19 cm across, or 7.5″.
This is Epiphyllum oxypetalum:
Got His Costume On…
Sorry I haven’t been around; I needed a break. It’s going to continue, but I thought I’d drop by with these treats for Halloween. I’ll figure out if and in what form this blog might continue…
Teeniest Baby Green
Shroomland, Pt. 2
Keeping It Together
Shroomland, Pt. 1
Not Flowers, Pt II
You saw this moth in its previous incarnation on Day 30, wrapped in plastic, and a close-up of its posterior in yesterday’s post.
Sunset Blind Lines
Magnolia Green Belly
Electric Joker Kale
SOC = Straight Out of the Camera, no manipulation. The purple one was delicious; yellow is next.
The kale had too much yellow in the image, so I did mess with that one. I like it better this way. 😉
Truly – it wasn’t much bigger than this period.
Arachober 5 – Magnolia Green Jumper
A Matter Of Perspective
Two views of the same thing – that’s the cocoon of the caterpillar that wrapped itself in the plastic.