Colours In The GardenTuesday, July 19, 2011
I love colourful foliages. One of them is Coleus and I am glad to have a few in my garden. This time round, their leaves are in their best colours.
In the pic below is a Coleus (the same one as in the centre of the pic above). The plant is definitely not an upright grower and I am trying to grow this Coleus to drape down the pot. Strangely even with frequent pruning, their stems tend to grow upwards and not downwards. Have you encounter similar problem?
Meanwhile I am trying to make the Coleus in the pic below to trail also. The other thing about this variety is that its light pink pattern in the centre of the leaves only appears when planted at a partial shade area.
The pic below shows my Mock Strawberry... nice to look at only ;-)
At last! The first flowers of my Plumeria have opened. My neighbour likes the bright colours. So do I. But I wish there will be more flowers to form a nice bouquet. Don't you think so?
My Hoya Diversifolia pink flower clusters are taking their turn to open. Hmm... definitely not blooming as spectacular as the mother plant (click here to see).
A close up view of the small and compact flower cluster...
Anyone knows what's happening to my cactus?
A yellow African Daisy - Gerbera about to open...
Both flowers and foliages are important to add vibrant colours to the garden. Which do you grow more?