Fluttering Flowers
July 1, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Fluttering Flowers

Regular readers of this blog know that your Road Trips Gardener considers butterflies as fluttering flowers (of course, they’re privileged visitors to gardens as well).
There are all sorts of places to see butterflies. Some botanical …

Read the full story »
Eastern Canada

Europe

Great Gardens

Midwestern USA

Western USA

Home » Eastern USA, Southern USA

Aroids in Florida

Submitted by on September 12, 2014 – 8:51 amNo Comment
Share

cook-islands_aroidThe annual plant show and sale presented by the International Aroid Society is set for September 19, 20 and 21, 2014, in the Garden House of Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Road Coral Gables, Florida.

Admission is $25, with a $5 “eco-discount” if you walk, ride your bike or take public transportation to Fairchild.

Aroid is the common name for members of the Araceae family of plants, sometimes known as the Philodendron or Arum family. The occasionally beautiful and often bizarre combination of spathe and spadix called the inflorescence, sometimes referred to as a “flower”, is a distinguishing feature of all aroids.

(Stamp image courtesy of IAS member Genevieve Ferry)

Comments are closed.