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Stiletto ElsieXie
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Asparagus densiflorus - Foxtail Fern
Asparagus densiflorus is commonly known as the Foxtail fern, Plume fern or Aparagus fern.   This container of the plant provides a cool verdant contrast to the colourful Bougainvillea in the background. This container has a niche spot by the side of a pond....

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The Common Mormon Butterfly and Madagascar Periwinkles
The Common Mormon Butterfly (Papilio polytes) is a common swallow-tailed butterfly. This butterfly is known for the polymorphic forms (mimicry) displayed by its females which mimic the Red-bodied Swallowtails, considered to be  inedible. This is the  Common...

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Dianella tasmanica 'Variegata' - Tasmanian Flax Lily
Dianella tasmanica 'Variegata' (Tasmanian Flax Lily )  grows up to 2 foot tall. I plant it for its bold white striped leaves as it makes a nice accent as an edging plant. The local florist has often times used it in their bridal bouquet. The Tasmanian Flax ...

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A Cute Baby Bulbul on Tecoma Stans
Tecoma stans never disappoints, producing lovely canary yellow blooms throughout the year, rain or shine. Its a low maintenance plant, needing a slight pruning once in a while to keep it trim and neat. This bush of Tecoma stans has played host to many bird ...

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Orang Utan of Sepilok
According to the Chinese lunar calender, the new year begins on 8 February 2016. As this is the year of the monkey, I scoured through my archives of images from a trip, a few years back to Sandakan in Sabah  (formerly known as North Borneo).  One of the hig...

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Stiletto ElsieXie commented on a post on Blogger.
https://plus.google.com/+Heleneutaylor/posts/RBKoMXQFjUQ

Hi Helene, Thanks for dropping by. I too was moving house and there really was lots to see to. Last year, I was hardly blogging and only started towards the end of the year. Over here, the heavy rainfall can be challenging for planting Euphobia. Have a good weekend too!

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Euphorbia Milii - Crown of Thorns
Crown of Thorns (Euphorbia Milii) are year round bloomers. They can always be relied upon to brighten up the garden. Each inflorescence last for months and they are seldom seen without any floral adornment. This is a tough plant and resistant to common pest...

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Obssession of Carpenter Bees
Carpenter bees whizzing past is a common sighting in my garden. They flew by fast and furious, buzzing loudly at the same time. When there is a handful of them buzzing around, the drone can be quite intimidating. Sometimes I have to duck when they buzzed ju...

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Clear Wing Moth, Allamandas and Alpinia Pupurata
The Clear Wing Tiger Moth (Ceryx sphenodes) is a small moth of about two cm wing span.It is a wasp mimic.  Normally I do not take much notice of them as they are  too small to make an impact.  I pointed my lenses on this mini beauty when there were no other...

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Mexican Sword Plant and Flower Fly
Echinodorus palaefolius (Mexican Sword Plant) is an aquatic plant though it can thrive on damp or muddy soil. I planted them in containers without drainage holes.   The long spikes carry clusters of round buds at intervals on its nodes. Cascades of flowers ...
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