Smile of Earth- 13

Red flowers

Bright and vivid, arrest attention! That is what these red flowers do!

‘Red Mountain Flame’
Red Mountain Flame

Red Mountain Flame (Delosperma sp.) is a highly improved variety of Ice plant that can transform a strip of land as a ground cover. The daisy-like, intense red flowers have yellow stamen and are borne by succulent evergreen branches.

True to their name, Bottlebrush plants (Callistemon sp.) have spikes of flowers that bloom at the ends of the stems, bearing a strong resemblance to a bottle brush. These shrubs bloom with flowers in shades of red.

The Canna lily (Canna indica) is a perennial with large foliage and showy flowers. They are easy to grow, and their flowers offer long-lasting colour in the garden. The plants are propagated from rhizomes.

And the ubiquitous Lantana plants (Lantana camara) have rounded clusters of small, brightly-colored flowers. There are a variety of colours other than the red. Lantana is considered as an invasive weed.

Bottlebrush
Bottlebrush
Cana lily
Canna lily
Lantana
Lantana

 

 

 

 

18 thoughts on “Smile of Earth- 13

  1. Beautiful photographs – the red really sings and makes you feel good. We had a bottlebrush plant in our first garden – now you’re making me want one again! 🙂

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