September 28, 2017
If you get to Schoepfle Garden when the sun is still coming in at a slant, you can see it light up the Wyoming Canna Lilies.
September 18, 2017
September 17, 2017
September 16, 2017
July 20, 2017
April 20, 2017
The beech leaves, that is, seen April 2 at Schoepfle Garden. But maybe you were thinking of the song.
January 7, 2017
On New Year’s Eve day I photographed the pendant inflorescence (husband speak for “hanging-down flower”) of a bromeliad that belongs to the genus Vriesea, shown in the lefthand part of this diptych. When I turned around to continue walking in the Selby Garden’s conservatory, I almost ran into its very, very distant relative shown in the righthand part of the diptych.
January 6, 2016
Singled out by the sun, this hybrid bromeliad is within the genus Guzmania, says biologist husband David. Selby specializes in bromeliads.
January 5, 2017
January 4, 2017
These are some of the buttress roots of the Moreton Bay fig tree (Ficus macrophylla) at Selby. If you click on the image for a larger version, you can just make out an invasive brown anole (Anoles sagrei) about a fourth of the way in from the left and a third of the way up from the bottom of the photograph. Many people around here incorrectly call this lizard a gecko.