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Turquesa Puya berteroniana

Plantas raras e exóticas

Puya berteroniana (Blue Puya) is a perennial plant with leaves in tight rosettes.

What is this? Very unique

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.

Jeito de Casa: As flores das suculentas...

Aloinopsis malherbei (Giant Jewel Plant) is a small perennial, up to 2 inches cm) tall with succulent rosettes of erect, lanceolate.

Cornus florida sub.  urbiniana

Plantas raras e exóticas

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.

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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!

Big Cactus Cake. http://www.craftsy.com/blog/2013/07/cactus-cake-tutorial/

Cactus Cake Tutorial & Inspiration on Craftsy

Amazing cactus cake - Spines made of royal icing piped into lines and allowed to dry, then broken and stuck in cake. This cake used a round cake pan.


Oxalis palmifrons hails from the deserts of South Africa. This oxalis looks like a giant green snowflake.