I love looking at unusual looking flowers. Flowers that have more then one color are certainly extremely appealing to me. They different colors on a single bloom gives the flower more “depth”.
A purple bloom
Different shades of the same color also helps to “magnify” a flower. The darker purple at the tips of the petal really help to accentuate it.
White bloom with pink
This white bloom had “highlighted” pink inner petals which was really outstanding. It made one focus on the center of the flower when you look at the flower.
This flower unlike the previous two feature has very contrasting color petals. The dark purple petals make one focus on the center of the flower. I guess that it is also one of the ways that it attracts bees to aid in the pollination of the flower.
Yellow Purple Orchid
Another orchid with contrasting colors for it’s petal. Don’t you find the purple portion really eye catching?
During the school holidays we finally had the chance to visit Garden at the Bay at Marina South. It has been open for more then a year but we waited until now to visit as we didn’t want to jostle with the opening crowds. During our visit there we didn’t go into the domes but toured the outdoor areas instead. The kids are not really into fauna and appreciating nature so we decided against entering the domes and paying the hefty entrance fees for it. Maybe one of these days I will visit the place on a photo walk with my photo buddies or with R instead.
fruits of an unknown plant
Not all the plant were labelled in the garden so I couldn’t really identify which palm this fruits were from.
Ixora in bloom
I saw many ixora plants at the garden. Love their pinkish red flowers.
I saw this lovely white bloom. I like the yellow centre of the bloom as it accentuates the whole flower and gives it more depth.