Archive for July, 2011

Torenia fournieri

Posted in Torenia with tags , , , on July 4, 2011 by orchideae

Torenia fournieri is found is some parts of Asia. These beautiful small compact resemble the cooler growing plants of viola but in tubular form. This plant can be grown in full sun. Remove the spent blooms and a slight prune would encourage the plant to throw out another bloom.

These plants comes in an assortment of colours like pink, white and blueish magenta as shown in the following picture.

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Plants of Torenia fournieri

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Flower of Torenia fournieri

Special thanks to my friend Ryan for providing these pictures. These pictures were taken near the railway track.

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Tecoma stans

Posted in Tecoma with tags , , , on July 4, 2011 by orchideae

This delightful shrub is widely spread in America and is perfect for someone who has a sunny spot in the garden and need something that is easy to maintain.

Tecoma stans produces beautiful yellow bell shape blooms that will brighten up anybody’s day. This is a drought tolerant shrub which prefer good drainage.

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Tecoma stans.

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Flowers of Tecoma stans.

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Close up of the flowers of Tecoma stans.

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Another close up of the flowers of Tecoma stans.

Special thanks to my friend Ryan for providing these pictures. These pictures were taken near the railway track.