11 January 2013

Looks like bat wings!

At first I thought it was an orchid, but it's not. However, it does look like giant bat wings! According to the sign this is a Giant Dutchman's Pipe, and it looks to grow on a vine.
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How cool is this? Would you like it in your garden?


Anne Huskey-Lockard said...

I absolutely love these vines.
An elderly friend had a huge one that would be covered with blooms. I tried for years to start them from seed, from cuttings, bought plants, to no avail.
They are magnificent when mature!


Anke said...

I've never seen anything like it!

Zuzu said...

Wow! A new one to me!!!
Happy 2013, Ulrike!

joyfulinhispresence said...

WOW...that is beautiful...definitely unique! I love how intricate looking it all is.

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