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Garden – Last Month of Summer

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water-lily

I cannot believe that now is February and next month will be Autumn already. Summer this year has been quite mild here in Melbourne so that we hardly feel it. Hopefully the Autumn months won’t be too warm which is not very good for the orchids, as they need cooler nights to initiate blooming.

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Tillandsia

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Tillandsia

Just an update on the Tillandsias:

After finished flowering the T. brachycaulos has grown a small pup. Meanwhile, the T. melanocrater ‘Tricolour’s pup is getting bigger. More

Tillandsia brachycaulos – Blooming

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Tillandsia brachycaulos in Flowers

Tillandsia brachycaulos in Flowers

And….. suddenly and so very quickly they are there. Did they just grow like that overnight? The small purple flowers are nothing spectacular, the beauty has to be admired closely. The other two Tills only grew pups, but I have not seen any flowers yet. Will their flowers also grow magically overnight? Fingers and toes cross 🙂 More

Tillandsia brachycaulos

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Update on the air plant Tillandsia brachycaulos.

Tillandsia brachycaulos

Tillandsia brachycaulos – January 29, 2015

The reason I bought it was for its pink colour. After a while it changed green. I asked someone online about this colour change and she explained that only during flowering period the leaves were bright pink.   Today it has changed pink again, but I still cannot see any sign of flowering. More

End of Spring 2014

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One Part of Front Garden November 2014

One Part of Front Garden November 2014

This seasonal garden note will consist of some plants that I haven’t written for awhile to see what have been happening  to them right now.

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Tillandsia, Tanaman Udara

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Tillandsia melanocrater 'Tricolour'

Tillandsia melanocrater ‘Tricolour’

Tanaman udara? Ya betul, bahasa Inggrisnya adalah ‘air plant’ dan nama ilmiahnya adalah Tillandsia. Dinamakan demikian karena tanaman ini tidak memerlukan tanah untuk hidup.        Baca seterusnya