Friday, March 2, 2012

Beauty in the Conservatory (2)



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Betsy and I often spend a great deal of time wandering through the Conservatory when we visit the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina. I admit that I don't often know the names of the plants I'm seeing, but I do enjoy seeing them anyway. I like the color and shape of the leaves of this plant in a picture taken last February.

27 comments:

Sey said...

those are unique leaves. I'm wondering what is the name of plant.

Maple Lane said...

I've never seen anything quite like this plant. It's very unique.

Neal said...

That sure is unique. Looks like it can't make up it's mind on which way it wants to go. :)

LV said...

It is definitely an interesting plant. I know very little about plants, but flowers, a little more. George, I saw in the paper were there was bad weather near Crossville. Trust it was not near your place.

Jeevan said...

That seems like some Croton kinda plant! Interesting find and thanks for sharing buddy.

Have a nice weekend with Betsy :)

Reader Wil said...

You have a good eye for the beauty of nature. These plants are unique!

Indrani said...

Lovely leaves! Very well taken shot.

Sandy said...

Very interesting plant. I like the curly leaves on it. (o:

Scott said...

Very pretty but it kind of reminds me of a den of snakes.

A Lady's Life said...

this is definitely something different Very appealing to the eye:)

Ms. A said...

That is really neat looking! I like it!

laveta'splace said...

A very interesting and unusual plant. I agree with Jeevan, it might be in the croton family because of the colors on the leaves.

rainfield61 said...

They are horns in lush green.

Elettra said...

A very special plant.
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Carletta said...

At first glance I thought it was some kind of bean growing. :)
The curly leaves are unique.

黄清华 Wong Ching Wah said...

What a weird find, i like !

Kirigalpoththa said...

Definitely a tropical plant.

Tiago Braga said...

really beautifull goos colors and beautiful subject

Magia da Inês said...

Adoro plantas e folhagens.
Muito diferente.
Bom fim de semana!
Beijinhos.
Brasil.
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Ginny said...

I love these curlicues! They are outrageously cool!! And I don't even know what you would type in to research something like this, or I would.

imac said...

Tendrils reaching out --
Great shot George.

Lrong said...

Very interesting curls... I imagine they could be some kind of tropical beans...

Giga said...

Śliczne "pokręcone" listki i równie piękne listki. Czekam na zdjęcia z wakacji :-). Pozdrawiam. *** Cute "twisted" as beautiful leaves and leaves. I'm looking at pictures of :-). Yours.

Leovi said...

I love this beautiful photo with beautiful curly leaves. Greetings.

Red Nomad OZ said...

What's in a name anyway! And who needs one when there's so much going on with this plant!!

Hilda said...

I don't know what this plant is either, but I love its mess of wavy leaves.

Marie said...

Plant life diversity is always so fascinating. God made so many wonderful and different things in this world!