Red, orange, pink, white, blue and yellow;
Hippeastrums , bold and bright, dominate the garden in October.
They are all grown from seed over some years.
One of the first; miniature daylily; Orangeade;
Tiny Mangoes are forming, hopefully it will be a good harvest.
A Pomegranate tree growing in the garden is a special treat; for its delightful flowers and its wonderful fruit.
Exotic looking EL Capitolito Hibiscus.
Under the hood; Spathiphyllum, elegant, floriferous plant easily to grow.
Dendrobium Aphyllum, the softest colours intriguingly patterned.
Orange coloured Hippeastrum seedling; "Peppe" one always hopes for that special one!
Tiny native bee Trigona carbonaria is busy collecting nectar and pollen, they smear wax all over their entry to keep predators away.
Mini Epiphyllum "Rosy" the first to flower in October.
Bougainvilleas grow in many colours in my garden;
A bad hairday for the pony tail plant
Beaucarnea recurvata it is now generally accepted as Nolina recurvata.
Birds of all feathers; Exotic Strelizia
Crucifix Orchid; Epidendrum many colours are available; flowers nearly all year round, suitable as cut flowers, easy to grow.
Dendrobium Aphyllum, a beautifully, soft coloured orchid;
Yellow Kalanchoe, easily propagated from cuttings.
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