Canna or Canna lily are one of the most popular garden plants beside orchid and hibiscus. These tropical flowers can be seen during my old days where I was bought up in the village near Ipoh. Many residents like to grow these plants because of it’s beauty and color.
Although Canna or Canna Lily are of the tropics, most cultivars have been developed in temperate climates and are easy to grow in most countries of the world as long as they can enjoy about 6 hours average sunlight during the summer.
The photos were taken at the Tanah Rata’s park, Cameron Highland recently.The species Canna or Canna Lily has two color, red and yellow. I am not sure if there are any more color of these beautiful species.
Sometimes, they are also grown as potted plants. Photo taken with Canon 70-200mm F2.8 zoom lense.
We visited the Rose Valley,Cameron Highlands in the afternoon. The entrance fee is RM4.00 per person Its main attraction as according to its name is the varieties of roses in this garden . Countless variety of roses of various shades of colors can be found here but some of the flowers appeared to be withering indicating the end of their bloom span. Those fully bloomed ones were fading, their petals showing signs of age with brown and blemished spots even on the leaves.
Nevertheless we were enthralled by the beauty of the roses not to mention the fragrances as we held the soft petals close to our nose. We were excited with the different fragrances of the roses, some smelled stronger than others. The sweet fragrances reminds us of perfumes in our talc and soaps.
We all agreed that the leisure walk among the beautiful and fragrant blooms in the cool climate was really therapeutic for city folks like us.We are grateful that the caretakers of this rose garden have taken good care of this place not to mention its clean washrooms.
We hope to come again but this time maybe in September, the peak of the blooming season when there is also the annual flower parade.
Flowers grown in Cameron Highlands include roses, carnations, chrysanthemums, dahlias, geraniums, fuschia and gladioli. You can buy cheap flowers here at flower nurseries or the market.
There may be thousands species of hibiscus flowers all over the world. If you have posted any hibiscus flowers which are different from mine, in term of color, shape and form, I would like to make a link to your hibiscus flower page here.
I would like to gather as many different type of hibiscus flowers. Let me know in the comment. Do have some funs. Thanks!
Hibiscus Related Pages:
1. Gaye Johnson from Florida America
2. Joan from South Africa
3. Birgitte from Denmark
4. Gowri Mohanakrishnan from India
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