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Jun 4, 2016 6:01 PM CST
|Euphorbia bupleurifolia (female cyathia).|
Jun 4, 2016 6:12 PM CST
May your life be like a wildflower, growing freely in the beauty and joy of each day --Native American Proverb
Jun 4, 2016 6:37 PM CST
|Such a lovely euphorbia, and particularly nice lines in the pic.|
Jun 4, 2016 7:08 PM CST
Jun 4, 2016 7:17 PM CST
|What a unique and beautiful bloom!|
Jun 4, 2016 7:35 PM CST
I am a strong believer in the simple fact is that what matters in this life is how we treat others. I think that's what living is all about. Not what I've done in my life but how I've treated others.
~~ Sharon Brown ~~
Jun 4, 2016 8:02 PM CST
|Thank you for the kind words. The bright colors on the cyathia were rather unusual that day and a bunch of them lined up in that slice. Normally the cyathia are like the yellow one in the middle. |
This is an awesome plant, a miniature work of art by mother nature. She is also mother to various offspring (she and the father both branched early).
Jun 4, 2016 9:54 PM CST
|A beauty without doubt. Congratulations!!|
Jun 4, 2016 9:55 PM CST
|When I it refresh and saw the new banner, I literally said, "Oh hey, that's cool!" Kudos for a unique banner!|
Jun 5, 2016 2:38 AM CST
Jun 5, 2016 8:00 AM CST
|Intense color! Love it |
May all your weeds be wildflowers. ~Author Unknown
Jun 5, 2016 2:41 PM CST
|Thank you. Here are some images from today showing a bit more perspective.|
First the plant from the banner, which has 2 heads. And her mating partner, a male who branched the normal way, at the base.
Here are a girl and a boy from among the seedlings, so you can compare the sexes.
These plants flower on and off continually, whenever they leaf out, year round. They usually look better here in the winter.
Jun 5, 2016 3:22 PM CST
|Wow, those are fascinating plants! Thanks for the added photos!|
Jun 5, 2016 3:31 PM CST
|Gorgeous banner and also thanks for the photos of the entire plant |
Any day you wake up on the sunny side of the grass is a good day.
"The moving hand writes and having writ moves on. Neither all thy piety nor all thy wit can lure it back to cancel half a line nor all thy tears wash out a word of it." The Rubiyat by Omar Khayyam
Jun 5, 2016 6:53 PM CST
|The photos of the entire plants are beautiful.|