Agave Stricta flower stalk blending in with the background, is now over 7' high,, between corner of house and the pygmy date palm.
Chambeyronia Hookeri new red leaf opened, looks more rust red from the underside, with the backllight. Top side of the new leaf is more maroon.
Emerging leaf on a shoot from the Dypsis Lanceolata palm.
New spike on Chambeyronia Hookeri "Flame Thrower Palm" in foreground. The tip is beginning to open showing the red color of newly emergent leaves
Orchid flowers on a very fragrant Dendrobium Moschatum orchid
Orchid flower buds Dendrobium Moschatum, next to a Hyophorbe Indica palm trunk.
Orchid flowers on a Dendrobium Moshcatum
Dypsis Lanceolata palm leaflet showing variegation of color next to a Chamaedorea palm with narrower solid green leaves.
Spent male cone of Ceratozamia Pacifica,
Agave Stricta flower stock.
Cycas Thouarsii cycad with fully opened new flush of over 30 leaves.
Leaf of a Ficus Dammaropsis also known as the Dinner Plate Ficus.
A seedling Ficus Dammaropsis tree
New leaf of a "Diinner Plate Ficus" aka Ficus Dammaropsis.
New leaves on a Ficus Dammaropsis
A pair of Ficus Dammaropsis seedlings newly acquired in the summer of 2014. One will go to Leucadia and the other to a friend in La Habra Heights... will be interesting to track their growth over the years to come.
Unknown palm, Syagrus x Butia???
Hybrid orchid with new and old blossoms (dark yellow in the back).
Palms on north side of property with lots of shade, potted Pritchardia, Rhopalostylis, Dypsis Pembana and finally silver leaves of Bismarkia Nobilis in the full sun.
Hybrid orchid new blossoms up close and older dark yellow in the background
A pair of Archontophoenix Cunninghamiana trunks with seeds and flowers setting on the inflorescence
Unknown palm, Syagrus x Butia or ???
Female Sago palm with seed cone. This cycas revoluta (sago palm) is growing in the shade, showing long dark green leaves. A mosaic project sits below on the table, a Tiki man in progress.
Pritchardia Beccariana leaves doing much better after the pot was moved to the shade.
Tiki man mosaic in progress and Leucadia sign completed
Unknown South American palm.... perhaps a Mule Palm, or otther Butia mix?
Palms of Madagascar, l to r Dypsis Lutescens the Golden Cane Palm, Bismarkia Nobilis and Dypsis Pembana
Burretiokentia on the north side of house with lots of shade protection growing rapidly
Dypsis Pembana purchased as a solo trunk now has two new suckers at its base, and nearly 30" of clean trunk with rings
Rhopalostylis variety growing very fast, compared to another in full sun. Note the leaflets are not to the base of the rachis unlike my full sun Rhopalostylis Sapida.
Cupping of the leaflets of this ceratozamia mexicana is quite apparant in this light