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Friday, October 9, 2009
Blue Blooms for Friday
I love blue flowers, maybe because they are comparatively rare in this part of the world. Now that the days are becoming shorter, the blue blooms are starting to come into their own. The flower shown above was given to me by my sister. It is flowering profusely now, and the dark blue blossoms contrast wonderfully with the almost black , glossy leaves. I think it is a crossandra, but a friend said that it is a barleria. What do you think?
This is anothe flower whose name I cannot find. The flowers are small and purple. No scent.
Who can forget the bright Forget-me-not Myosotis? A friend brought me some seeds from England, and it is flowering throughout the year.
The sky blue flowers of the Plumbago auriculata can be found in most of the parks here.
The Bengal Clock vine, Thunburgia grandiflora has large flowers which attract birds.