Tag Archive: botanical

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

Featured Flower: Lupin

Lupines are native to California (among other places) and grace our hills and meadows with a burst of blue-purple. Often called bluebonnets, or vetch, they have pea-pods, a beautiful palmate or rounded, star-shaped,… Continue reading