Saturday, January 1, 2011

Orange Flowers and Berries in Your Garden

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Orange symbolizes autumn, Halloween, Thanksgiving, fire, determination, compassion, endurance, optimism, the home, and engineering. It lies between the yellow of summer and the red of winter.


Native to South Africa. Kniphofia Uvaria
Tritoma 'Flamenco' Red Hot Poker, Torchlily
Tritoma 'Flamenco' 1999 Award Winner.

The genus Kniphofia (Red Hot Poker) is a group of South African native perennials. Most red hot pokers are quite easy to grow in bright sun and good garden soil.


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Tecoma

                                                                                                                                                                                               

Tecoma x Bells of Fire tm, - Orange flower 
It is a Lamiales in the Bignoniaceae (trumpet vine) Family. 
Should attract hummingbirds with it bright orange color and trumpet shape.


Sundown Big Sky Series Coneflower









Nandina berries


Lantana






Zinnia - Zinnia elegans Dreamland
Gerbera Daisy, African Daisy, Transvaal Daisy, Barberton Daisy - JaguarTM
Poppy
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