Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Atlanta Botanical Garden Part 2


Here are some more photos from the conservatory. This will be the second of three posts. I’ll finish up with the third one being primarily bloom photos. Regrettably, I don’t know the names of hardly any of these plants. I was so busy looking at everything and taking pictures there was just no way for me to commit the names to memory or write them down. So I hope you enjoy the pictures.

Conservatory


I do remember this one… Do you know what it is? It’s a desert rose, I’ve seen the china pattern all my life and never knew what the flower actually looked like in real life. Now I can say I’ve seen one.

Desert Rose


This statue in the pond was the most precious thing I’ve seen in a long time. The child has a frog in each hand holding them by a front and back leg. How could anyone not love the facial expression as she laughs at the sun?

Statue



Arial Roots



Waterfall


No the camera isn't out of focus. These are the furriest flowers you have ever seen. And, they were such a wonderful shade of red!

Furryred


I really liked this vine with the yellow flowers. I searched everywhere for a name and couldn’t find one.

Yellow Vine



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Turtles


I thought this was a very unusual plant… at least it is to me. It looks almost like a bamboo that blooms. It’s called Pandanaceae Freycinetia Multiflora. Ain’t that a mouth full?

Weird Bamboo



Whitespire



Rainbow

7 comments:

Gail said...

I love botanical gardens...this looks like a very good one, too. Thanks for the tour...gail

flowergardengirl said...

Thank you and they are grand photos. I don't worry about flower names when I'm on vacation either.

Lisa at Greenbow said...

All beautiful shots whether or not you have the names. I am glad you shared them.

The desert rose is intersting. I too have seen that china pattern. I will think of this photo from now on when I see the dr pattern.

That little child statue is sweet. I have seen children with frogs just like that but with clothes on.

Jan (ThanksFor2Day) said...

This reminds me to go and visit the National Arboretum and take advantage of Botanical gardens near me around the DC area and in Richmond. Your visit sounds (and looks) fantastic:)

Chandramouli S said...

Visiting botanical gardens is always fun. Thank you for the trip, Randy. That cherub made me smile too. :)

Cameron (Defining Your Home) said...

Another great tour! Thanks for sharing your photos.

Cameron

disa said...

I love it ! Very creative ! That's actually really cool Thanks.