The Diphylleia Grayi is a wonderfully unique flower whose petals turn clear as glass when it’s splattered with raindrops. Commonly referred to as the skeleton flower, it hails from the moist wooded mountainsides in the colder regions of China and Japan. The flowers come out in late spring, with large, fuzzy green, umbrella-like foliage topped […]

This flower turns amazingly transparent when touched by raindrops

"Diphylleia grayi" (Skeleton flower) - The petals turn transparent with the rain. ❤️ This flower turns amazingly transparent when touched by raindrops

Persian cornflower (Centaurea dealbata) flower bud. Reminds me of the Lorax. :) #provestra

Persian cornflower (Centaurea dealbata) flower bud that reminds me of the truffala trees in the Lorax!

Echeverias are succulents and are easy to grow and are spectacular. There are about 150 species of echeveria, with a wide range of colors and textures.

Great Succulent Container Ideas

✯ Osteospermum /African Daisey( annual)- I bought a pot last year. They are beautiful.

I must plant and see these plants in my life! So pretty! :) ✯ Osteospermum /African Daisey( annual)- I bought a pot last year. They are beautiful.

Chinese Lantern Plant. I discovered them at Monticello, so they were definitely imported early.

Physalis Alkekengi: Red Lantern Plant or Winter Cherry. A beautiful plant; but can be an invasive weed in some areas; take caution where planting seeds, as once they start, you'll always have them.

Make your home more beautiful with this unique flower display—or use it as a centerpiece at a country wedding.

15 Gorgeous Flower Tricks That Will Blow Your Mind

Make your home more beautiful with this unique flower display. Stack a vase within a vase in order to layer fruit slices along the inside.(Diy Projects For Summer)

I originally did this tutorial for 100LayerCake.com, and it remains one of my favorite projects.  Here I’ll share the original post, plus some extra photos and details about how I make paper roses. These unique flowers can be bound into bouquets, or worked into creative centerpieces and decorations.   I use [...]

Paper Flower Tutorial: Storybook Paper Roses

The original tutorial for for Storybook paper roses, as seen on 100 Layer Cake. This is my technique for making roses out of book pages or sheet music.

Sandersonia, Lantern shaped orange-yellow flowers

Sandersonia, Lantern shaped orange-yellow flowers, also called Chinese Lantern Lily (Top 10 Rare & Unusual Flowers)

Globe Thistle ~ Vibrant violet blue with globe shaped flowers on long stemmed silvery blue foliage. Very striking as a cut flower and holds its blue color amazingly well after drying. Grows in any soil as long as it is well drained.

Globe Thistle ~ Vibrant violet blue with globe shaped flowers on long stemmed silvery blue foliage. Very striking as a cut flower and holds its blue color amazingly well after drying. Grows in any soil as long as it is well drained.

Parrot Tulips | 22 Insanely Cool Conversation-Piece Plants For Your Garden

22 Insanely Cool Conversation-Piece Plants For Your Garden

Rare Flowers | Eye Bloom picture for: rare flowers photoshop contest - Pxleyes.com

Peony - ' Rare Flower of Frost Dew' is a late-blooming Chinese variety with skyward-facing, intensely fragrant blooms, herbaceous, 3 feet tall and 2 feet wide;

Discover some unique flowering vines for shade in this week's guest blog by Nita-Jo Rountree!

Unique Flowering Vines for Shade

Discover some unique flowering vines for shade in this week's guest blog by Nita-Jo Rountree!

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