Tag Archive: bloom

Featured Flower: Oleander

Oleander Oleander a dangerous beauty.  With its spear-shaped leaves and tropical-looking flowers, it lends an island feel to yards and public places throughout California.  These evergreen shrubs grow to be quite tall and… Continue reading

Featured Flower: Red Hot Pokers

Red Hot Pokers Red Hot Poker plants (Kniphofia uvaria), or Poker Plants, as we used to call them, also known as Torch lilies, remind me of July.  Perhaps this is because they resemble… Continue reading

Featured Flowers: Water Lilies

Water Lily Revered for centuries as a symbol of peace and beauty, the water lily resembles a lotus in its shape and harmoniously spreading petals which seem to open like the sun.  Its… Continue reading