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Pale Orange Schlumbergera

I took lots of shots of this pretty bloom trying to capture its pale color and translucence, but never succeeded.

schlumbergera green

It is so delicate and full of light in person…you’ll just have to take my word for it.

slumbergera red

I auto-“enhanced” a few of the shots in iPhoto. It didn’t help to bring out the qualities of the bloom I was after, but maybe they’re more striking like this?

Sensitive Plant

Who doesn’t get a kick out of touching the sensitive plant (Mimosa pudica)? Watching the tiny leaflets gracefully fold is fascinating. Needless to say, children love these plants! If you have little ones around, why not plant a few pots of your own so there’s always a fresh one to tease?

Sensitive plants are easy to grow from seed, sprouting quickly in a little cup on the windowsill. They make attractive houseplants, producing little pink powderpuff flowers once they mature. Botanical Interests has seeds available—they’re even heirloom.

Sensitive plant seeds

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