Sunday, April 10, 2016

Venice Arboretum

These are baby live oak trees:

This flower is on a tree.  Very fragrant.

                                                              Lady palm. Small, so maybe a candidate                                                                   for my yard:

Bottle palm

Jasmine, also very fragrant


Cactus and succulants


Must take a lot of work to keep this bougainvillea in line.

Gold tree

Statue of a Florida manatee.
I did see a real one this winter!

Jacaranda are starting to bloom.

7 comments:

  1. I've always loved the bottle palm. Many years ago, when I sold my then house, I had a beautiful large palm out front. The buyers wanted me to remove it as part of the purchase contract. Not only did that offend me but I was not up to the task. Guess not everyone likes palms.

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  2. Oh the trees and plants are so lovely! Thanks for sharing the photos.

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  3. You have lot of plants and trees which has beautiful flowers in it...

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  4. All are fascinating and beautiful. Thanks for sharing.

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  5. We called them ponytail palms--same thing. I know people who use them as house plants. Wonder how they would do in Vt.

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  6. If you are still looking for trees for your yard may I suggest a Plumeria? They come in all kinds of colors, take very little maintenance and have a light fragrance. They grow well in Florida.

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  7. What a lovely place to be. We have jacaranda in Hawaii too. They are really spectacular, aren't they?

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