Saw this at the huntington gardens - blue puya (puya berteroniana) native to chile . is a terrestrial bromeliad related to the pineapple . bees & birds love it . I have seen one of these in a botanical gardens and yes it IS this blue.
Mystifying and beautiful, the Magic Dogwood - Cornus florida subspecies urbiniana - is a rare Mexican version of the common American Dogwood tree. Looking like exotic Chinese lanterns, these incredible blooms dazzle the eye by the hundreds each spring.
The dazzling Turquoise Ixia (Ixia viridiflora) has one of the rarest and most desirable colors in the plant world. Each spring, this Freesia relative sends up striking, to 2 foot tall flower spikes that demand attention!