Monday, November 2, 2009

Today’s Flowers – In soft colours

Hope you are having a nice weekend.

I found these pretty flowers on my walk. They remind me of orchids and irises – are you able to identify the plant? These are grown by the coast, so I’d imagine that they are pretty hardy.

White yellow mauve flowers © Evelyn Howard 2009 

White yellow mauve flower © Evelyn Howard 2009 

After seeing the many colourful flowers and gardens on the blogosphere, I want more colours in my garden. So I went shopping and  bought this daisy variety (Argyranthemum) recently. It tolerates dry period and is great for pots as well as for hedges.

Argyranthemum © Evelyn Howard 2009 

I bought a few geraniums too, but that will have to be another post since I haven’t taken any photos.

Thanks for visiting. Do leave a link/comment, so that I can visit you too. When I see your lovely flowers, I’d probably want to buy more plants. Unfortunately it’s getting a little crowded on the balcony…


I wish you a great week ahead.

Please visit Today’s Flowers for more photos and links on flowers.


This Is My Blog - fishing guy said...

Evelyn: What a neat capture of the colorful flower.

Stine in Ontario said...

I'd say the first photo is definitely of an iris...but I have no idea what kind.It's beautiful!

Gbex said...

Friendship is the most beautiful relationship on earth. Share this wonderful relationship with the most beautiful object on earth the flowers. Flower is the symbol of joy, love, happiness, and passion. Every flower has its own image and importance and its own emotion symbol.

Hello there, nice to be here..I will be glad to hear from you soon.

Life Ramblings said...

those are such lovely blooms. i'm sorry i've no idea the names of the flowers.

chubskulit said...

Gorgeous shots! I love your new acquisition!

You might know the names of some flowers that I have posted, coz I don't know them. Hope to see you!

eden said...

great capture.i have iris in my garden and they are in full bloom this time.

Julie said...

WOW...those top flowers are stunningly beautiful, Evelyn!!! Gorg-e-osa!!!

Your daiseys are so pretty of my favorite sweet and innocent!!!

Regina said...

Hello Evelyn. those are so pretty!

Have great week.


Gorgeus flowers - both of them!

deepazartz said...

AMAZING flowers!!!! I love them!!
Seriously, Ne'er seen the wonderful patterns or whatever you call them.
It does remind of iris.

Came in to see whether there's any wonderful cacti here instead I found blooms..

Have a gr8 day!

Deepa from

Diane AZ said...

Hi Evelyn, I love the colors of both your mystery flower and the daisies, very fresh and pretty!

Nance said...

Wow, Evelyn, i don't know the name of the first one but it sure is very lovely! It looks like it's from an Iris family? ... not sure. I love all your plants!

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