Friday, April 1, 2016

A for "Anthurium"

Common Name: Anthurium, Laceleaf, Tailflower
Scientific Name: Anthurium andraeanum

This heart-shaped flower is truly elegant. It is vastly used as an ornamental flower in event decorations. Red, pink and white are its popular colours. Below is a photograph of a white Anthurium in bloom back home.


  1. I love your theme this year.....will make your blog & our days colorful :)
    Looking forward to the rest of the flowers :)

  2. I'm visiting as you are one of the 5 blogs after mine to read on the list of the challenge :)

    What a great theme! This is a post my 7 year old will love to read with me as she loves flowers! I love the texture of these flowers. I can't wait to see the alphabet unfold in this theme! So glad you were one of the blogs for me to check out :)

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    1. Thanks Evita! And lots of love to your little one :)

  3. How gorgeous are your photos! I agree they grace any arrangement of flowers but perhaps just on their own they're beautiful. I have a few indoor pot plants of anthurium -

  4. They are a beautiful flower. Visiting from the A-Z challenge

  5. I've seen and photographed these at a local hotel, and wondered what they were! And, thanks to A-Z, now I know! =D

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    1. hahaha..that's the beauty of this challenge. We get to so many things from each other. Thanks for visiting!!

  6. I've seen these before, but never known the name - thanks! Although I'm pretty sure that I've only seen the white and never knew that they came in red and pink. Looking forward to seeing more beautiful pictures :)

    Tracy (Black Boots, Long Legs)

  7. Beautiful! I've always wanted to grow one of these... just may!
    Have a great weekend!

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Loved that you dropped by. It would lovely to know how you feel about this post too :)