Sunday, March 29, 2009

Dutchman's Pipe

One whole side of the greenhouse was covered with a vine called Dutchman's pipe.

It's not winter-hardy here, so I have never seen it before.

I think the flowers, when they are in this stage, look like hatchling dragons, or aliens of some sort.


6 comments:

Lilli & Nevada said...

This is lovely, when i first saw it i thought you were showing a cloth excellent photo

Tarolino said...

Absolutely wonderful and so exotic. Lovely macros of this amazing flower.

VALKYRIEN said...

I haven't seen this before today! Never seen such fun flower! Nature is a great artist!

2sweetnsaxy said...

How interesting! I don't think I've ever seen any like this before. Cool! Great shots.

Cheffie-Mom said...

The second photo looks like a piece of cloth. Very interesting! Congrats on the POTD Award!

Eddie Bluelights said...

Terrific shots and congrats on David's POTD

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