Today’s Flowers/Bursts Of Colour

Panama Rose

The pink cluster of the Panama rose/ Rondeletia leucophylla is a sight that’s sure to gladden hearts! Not only are the blooms pretty but the fragrance in the evenings, is wonderful! Since it was growing straggly I had pruned it last year after the flowering season was over. Recently I noticed the pink buds and waited for the first few clusters to open in all its  glory. The picture below is from early February last year. Winter’s a dusty season in our parts but this year we’ve had some rain since New Year’s day and our surroundings look cleaner.

Panama Rose blooming in February last year

These two bromeliads were gifted to me by my blog friend Lotusleaf of Garden Tropics when she had come to our city last year. The growth hasn’t been good so far but over the years I hope to have these bromeliads looking healthier and happier!

Although the picture of the match-stick plant is blurry I’m posting it anyway. At least it gives you the idea of what it looks like/resembles.

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About Kanak Hagjer

Hello from north-east India! I love to blog about all things floral and foliar and sharing the beauty of my region is what I am most passionate about!
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19 Responses to Today’s Flowers/Bursts Of Colour

  1. lotusleaf says:

    Sankranti Greetings to you and your family, Kanak! I am glad the bromeliads have flowered. My matchstick bromeliads are also in full bloom now. I have never seen a Panama rose of that colour. It is beautiful!

  2. Lui says:

    I love panama rose because it is dainty and looks sturdy but since it grows in a friends house I never knew it emits fragrance at night!

  3. joey says:

    Picture pretty, feel good posts are so you, dear Kanak. Thank you for sharing.

  4. I love the Panama Rose, a very striking colour too.

  5. Indrani says:

    Plants always make a wonderful gift.
    You have a wonderful collection.

  6. It does look just like matches! I love the second picture of your beautiful pastel garden, so soft and pretty.

  7. ewok1993 says:

    I’m not familiar with panama rose, but i find it very charming. I’m a fan of the bromeliad.

  8. arati says:

    bromeliads are strikingly beautiful. oh and the matchstick flower is so pretty!

  9. The Panama rose is so pretty, I have never seen that one before. I love that color of pink. I love all bromeliads, that red color is gorgeous.

  10. Denise says:

    Very enjoyable to see these lovely photos today. Thank you very much.

  11. CameraCruise says:

    Gorgeous shots!
    I’ve never seen Panama Rose, it’s so beautiful!

  12. Wow you really managed the color on that first shot well.

    Nice to share plants.

  13. Carole M. says:

    a lovely assortment of florals

  14. wendy says:

    Nice to have such colourful flowers brightening up the winter. I’ll take your dusty February garden over our ice and snow any day. LOL!

    Nice to meet up with blogging friends.
    Hugs

  15. andrea says:

    I like that matchtick Kanak! I haven’t seen it here yet. What is the diameter of the flower?

  16. Oh what could be a better gift that that..beautiful

  17. I like the colourful blooms that are in the same flower bed as your Panama rose. You have beautiful flowers. That match-stick plant is very intriguing. Hope you have more of the flower. Have a great day!

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