Pennisetum glaucum 'Purple Majesty'. Also known as 'Purple Millet' this tall corn stalk like grass has deep purple foliage, immature
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Red trillium, also known as Stinking Benjamin, has one nodding flower, with an unpleasant odor, rising on a stalk above the leaves.
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Mari Lynn’s Armeria’(ARMERIA maritima Compacta). Armeria are also known as: ”Lady’s Cushion”, “thrift”, or “sea pink” (this last one because as they are often found on coastlines). You will love the tidy mound of grass like foliage and abundance of rose-pink spherical flowers that float above the plant. If kept deadheaded, you can enjoy it’s pink globe flowers all summer long.
Strange Deep Water Creatures | ... Caught at 500m was this deep-sea anglerfish, also known as a seatoad
This tutorial explains 'Shepherds knitting', also known as Bosnian crochet
Celery Root Celeriac (also known as celery root), is a knobby-shaped bulb that often has smaller, spider-like root protrusions. So gross
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Persian shield. Persian Shield is known botanically as Strobilanthes dyerianus. It is native to Burma and has 8-inch-long leaves that are iridescent in shades of purple, lilac and pink, with purple-maroon on the undersides. If those colors aren't awesome enough, the foliage looks like it has a light coat of silver electroplated to it. Although newly in fashion. the plant has been used in gardens since Victorian times.
Liriope muscari 'Silvery Sunproof'. Extremely popular in So US as groundcover-are now becoming known & valued for their versatility. Plants form a clump of grass-like foliage, bearing spikes of tiny lily flowers in summer. Light-green leaves striped with yellow to cream, & deep-blue flower spikes. If plants look shabby in spring, trim leaf tips with sharp scissors or just mow back hard. Easily divided in spring. Where hardy an excellent choice for edging, rock gardens, or in mixed containers.
this is the cosmos atrosanguineus also known as the chocolate cosmos
Okay but the thing is this flower SMELLS LIKE CHOCOLATE. It is v
Pennisetum Rubrum "Fireworks" Looks like something from a Dr Suess book! Pennisetum Rubrum is my favorite grass, I wish it was a perennial around here, I'll have to remember to get some for around he house this year.
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These trees may look like they've been painted on, but these colors are all natural. This peculiar tree is called Eucalyptus deglupta, commonly known as the Rainbow Eucalyptus, and also known as the Mindanao Gum, or the Rainbow Gum.
Red owl (Tyto soumagnei). Also known as the Madagascar red owl, Madagascar grass-owl and Soumange's owl.♥
Tagetes Lucida, or also known as Mexican Marigold. This little gem also repels mosquitoes.
A thick curtain separated the Holy of Holies from the Holy Place. This curtain, known as the “veil,” was made of fine linen and blue, purple and scarlet yarn. There were figures of cherubim (angels) embroidered onto it. Cherubim, spirits who serve God, were in the presence of God to demonstrate His almighty power and majesty. They also guarded the throne of God. These cherubim were also on the innermost layer of covering of the tent. If one
Mexican Lasagna! Also known as Mexican casserole or Stacked Enchilada, this casserole is layered with corn tortillas, ground beef, green chiles, beans, salsa, and cheese. A huge HIT with a crowd! Perfect for a potluck. On SimplyRecipes.com
New England Aster. This lovely fall blooming perennial is native to most of the US, and its blue, purple & white flowers are adorning the roadsides now. This tall species can be cut back in early summer to control its presence in the garden. Also known as Michaelmas daisy, it is a long-lasting cut flower with many hybrid varieties available in various shades of pink and purple.
Queen Anne's Lace, also called "Wild Carrot," is a common plant in dry fields, ditches, and open areas. It was introduced from Europe, and the carrots that we eat today were once cultivated from this plant. Queen Anne's Lace grows up to four feet tall. Its leaves are two to eight inches long and fern-like. This plant is best known for its flowers, which are tiny and white, blooming in lacy, flat-topped clusters. Each little flower has a dark,
Chalcopyrite has is so rich. It is a natural mineral, this stone comes from Mexico. The colors in this piece are peacock blue, electric blue, pink, gold and purple. This is also known as peacock rock, This piece measures 2 1/4 inches length, 1 1/2 inches wide and 3/4 inch thick. Metaphysically Chalcopyrite is recognized as being a stone of protection from illness and strengthens intuitive abilities.
Award-Winning Ornamental Millet 'Purple Majesty' :
The purple millet's flower spikes are often used in floral arrangements.
Photo by Lisa