The fire engine red of the Passion flower cannot be captured in all its passion by my camera :(
The Ixora bush is full of blooms. Ixora is named after Ishwara, who is also known as Shiva, as it is offered at the temple.
This native orchid Aerides crispum, is named after Sita, the heroine of the ancient Hindu epic, Ramayana. It is called Site dande, and Sitechi Veni locally.
The Bird of Paradise flower Strelitzia is named after a queen, befitting its elegance and beauty.
My thanks to Carol for her beautiful meme every month.