Flower of the Month

Fuchsia

Flower of the Month – January 2020 KINGDOM: Plantae ORDER:  Myrtales FAMILY: Onagraceae GENUS: various Fuchsia can be grown in all parts of eastern and southern parts of Australia and some areas of Queensland, South Australia and Western Australia. The wild fuchsia of Ireland’s hedgerows, especially those of the west of Ireland, is famous and has…

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Daylily

Flower of the Month – October 2019 KINGDOM: PlantaeFAMILY: Hemerocallidaceae (hem err ohh kalahh DAY see eye)GENUS: Hemerocallis The daylily’s botanical name, Hemerocallis, means ‘beauty for a day’, and indeed most daylily flowers open in the morning and die by nightfall. However, each flower stem (also called a scape) typically has at least a dozen…

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