Friday Flower Porn: South African beauties

Here’s an orgy, or to put it more chastely, a dance of Delosperma cooperi, common name, hardy ice plant.
This specimen, which grows happily in Einsteinville, is a member of the Aizoaceae family (stone plants), and related to Carpobrotus edulis, the ice plant which spread through California. The ice plants, whether of the type which line Highway 101 or survive New Jersey winters, are of South African origin.

  1. #1 by a venkat on November 27, 2006 - 3:34 am

    nice site and informative and really colorful…. eye cachee…
    i lov this site..
    also i love this earth

  2. #2 by ;-) on February 26, 2008 - 8:52 pm

    “flower porn”? okay, strange
    really gorgeous flowers
    if they originated in south africa, how are they so cold-resistant? that’s so cool (no pun intended)
    i love this earth too
    i think we could all do with a few (okay, a lot) more flowers in our lives,even if they’re just pictures
    just B-E-A-U-TIFUL

  3. #3 by Ottawa Gardener on March 28, 2008 - 8:30 am

    Oh yay, I get flower porn again and again and … was looking up info on spur of the moment seed purchase. Very interesting site!

  4. #4 by 아나 on December 10, 2008 - 8:57 pm

    i like your investigation
    i admire you!
    in was a good help for my homework

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