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Tropical Garden, Batu Caves, Malaysia
Living on the equatorial region gives a feeling that nothing changes much in the rainforest of greens. These are my experiments of trials and error in putting a right plant in the right place in my small container garden. These are the moments where I spend time with nature, where in essence I find & seek God in my quiet time. Please feel free to comment your thoughts and share your experiences, even a simple note is very much appreciated. Thank you and Enjoy !!

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Bromeliad Collection






















The Earthstar Bromeliad (Cryptanthus) had given out many pups that I had managed to filled them in this pot and also in few nice designated places to give a good impact in my garden. The pups seemed to grow fast & beautifully into adult stage & the older ones doubles its size.

The only thing is that Earthstars are rarely sold in nurseries.

If they are - you might find them hidden and kept aside as they are not popular any more.

Recently I went to Sg. Buloh nurseries to find any new stock for a different colours of this kind and came back disappointed as there was none.























I had placed some grass looking plants: Spider plants, Variegated Pandanus, Pineapples & Ground Orchid.
I like the grass-like effect in this area where the green blends well with white, yellow and cream together with some sprays of pink & red.

I really love colours in my garden - especially when they are leaves substituting the colourful flowers.





7 comments:

  1. I am no longer able to garden, and had to give away my indoor plants, so I love seeing all of yours! I enjoy your blog.

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  2. Hi James! I like how the red foliage stands out on the green background in the first picture.

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  3. oh my those are lovely! I have never seen them before - they remind me of starfish...

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  4. The Earthstar Bromeliad as showcased in the first photo is lovely. With such colourful foliage, who needs flowers?

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  5. How pretty! Thank you so much for sharing.

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  6. Earthstar Bromeliad is one of my favorites. They come in different colors and blend well with other plants. Your plant combination is impressive. I do have those variegated grass, I planted them close to the ferns...

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