Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Thai Jar container

These bronze Thai Jar containers are large (37" tall) and really look classic. 

The plants inside the container are a Kentia Palm, Silver Bay Aglaonema, Pothos N'Joy, Diffenbachia, and a Dracaena Lemon Lime.  The Kentia brings the total height to about 8 feet.



Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Gilroy Gardens Circus Trees

These sycamore trees were grafted and trained to grow in unusual ways and can be seen in the beautiful park setting of Gilroy Gardens in Gilroy California.


 

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Exotic Orchid looks like a monkey

This orchid from South America resembles the face of a monkey.  See for yourself:


Amazing!

Follow-up post:  
It is are real orchid: Dracula gigas.



Not to be confused with Orchis simia which has the common name monkey orchid.
 

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Live plants help define this contemporary lobby

This orchid bowl centerpiece and tall ficus lyrata really accent this modern lobby space.
Orchid and Lyrata
Orchid and Lyrata