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“Flower” of the Day: Silvery Aluminum

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Memoire d'Angkor, Siem Reap, Cambodia (Photo by Susan McKee)Whaddya do when a plant produces no flowers?

Faced with this problem on a Dracaena in the lobby of Mémoire d’Angkor Hotel, Siem Reap, Cambodia, the staff came up with a novel (and long-lasting) solution: flowers fashioned from silvery alumninum.

Dracena, by the way, is also known as the snake plant, Saint George’s sword, mother-in-law’s tongue, and viper’s bowstring hemp, among other names, according to Wikipedia.

Memoire d'Angkor, Siem Reap, Cambodia (Photo by Susan McKee)

(Photos ©2019 by Susan McKee)

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