Thursday, August 21, 2008

Photos of Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden part II

These pictures are all from earlier in the year when it wasn't 100f degrees! I try to go at least ever other weekend when it's nice out. If you ever come to Miami be sure to plan a trip to Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

Welcome to Fairchild.

Musella lasiocarpa this beauty is a relative to bananas.

Baobab Adansonia digata planted in 1939! One of the original plantings. AMAZing!!!!

Couroupita guianensis Better know as Cannonball Tree.

Bromeliads Achemea "Blue Tango" and another hybrid(?)

Eucalyptus deglupta or Rainbow Eucalyptus

Albizia niopoides Thanks to the jerk who thought it would be ok to walk into my field of vision!

Albizia niopoides roots!

Beautiful hybrid award winners! I regret not writing down the names, next time.


Ren. philippinesis x kaisum Had to buy one of these! And it's already ready to bloom. Pictures to come soon, E.

Bulbine frutescens 'Hallmark' love this little groundcover but haven't been able to find it yet.

Aechmea sp.

Golden Chalice Vine Solandra maxima

Golden Chalice Vine Solandra maxima flower close-up.

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5 comments:

Fern said...

Oooh, I love the Bromeliads!

brandank said...

This is going to be a great segment. I cant wait for the next installment! I have not been there yet, and really digging the previews. thanks

Hermes said...

Amaxing - both posts - you are so lucky to live near to such beauty.

AmasticLauren said...

on the first golden chalice vine picture what are the other plants surrounding it? and what plant is it attached to?

I likE plants! said...

@AmasticLauren, it is all the same plant and they are growing on a pergola.

thanks,
Eric