Thursday, 29 August 2013

Sunrise and clouds - KL, Malaysia

The sun is emerging from behind the fluffy clouds




Beautiful!





Have a nice day!

Friday, 16 August 2013

Phalaenopsis orchids + Monkey Cup (Nepenthes) - KL, Malaysia

Beautiful phalaenopsis orchids in different colours

White-purple phalaenopsis

Purple phalaenopsis


Yellow phalaenopsis

This one's my favorite - predominantly white with light purple edges



Monkey cup (nepenthes) - name derived from the fact that monkeys have been observed drinking rainwater from these plants.

Sunday, 4 August 2013

Sweet William - edible flowers - KL, Malaysia

Sweet William (Dianthus barbatus) - as well as being very pretty to look at, it is also a type of edible flower and have medicinal properties.Each flower is 2–3 cm diameter with five petals displaying serrated edges.

At the wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton on 29 April 2011, Kate included sweet william in her bouquet, a tribute to her bridegroom.

A beautiful new addition to our garden :)


Thrives in the hot weather






Thursday, 1 August 2013

Clitoria ternetea / Blue pea flower (bunga telang) - KL, Malaysia

Clitoria ternetea, also known as blue pea flower  or bunga telang in Malay. Most commonly used a natural food coloring. 







Sometimes there will also be some "white" ones




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