Some Tropical Flowers for a Dreary Winter Day

I was going through some of the flower pictures that I took while on vacation and decided to share some of them. After a day of sleet and freezing rain, it’s nice to see a little life and bright color, even if it is only on a computer screen!

Desert Rose  (Adenium obesum)

Desert Rose
(Adenium obesum)

Oleander (Nerium oleander)

Oleander
(Nerium oleander)

Cordia (Cordia subcordata)

Cordia
(Cordia subcordata)

Ginger (Alpinia purpurata)

Ginger
(Alpinia purpurata)

Frangipani (Plumeria rubra)

Frangipani
(Plumeria rubra)

Blue Porterweed (Stachytarpheta jamaicensis)

Blue Porterweed
(Stachytarpheta jamaicensis)

Jasmine (not sure of species)

Jasmine
(not sure of species)

Cream Fruit (Strophanthus gratus)

Cream Fruit
(Strophanthus gratus)

Jungle Geranium (Ixora chinensis)

Jungle Geranium
(Ixora chinensis)

And finally, thanks to a little photoshop fun, Ixora with a softer focus…  an ethereal touch to end this post!

Ixora

Ixora

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4 responses to “Some Tropical Flowers for a Dreary Winter Day

  1. Fantastically bright pictures here, truly warmed my day

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