One more attempt to avoid plant murders.

Two years ago, I ordered some plants with the idea of photographing their beautiful petals. They grew pretty well for my efforts … then one day, a late-winter snowstorm wiped them out. Last year, I ordered those same plants with the idea of photographing their beautiful petals. They grew pretty well for my efforts ……

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Searching for Skeleton Flowers

Recently I caught a glimpse of a very special flower … one whose delicate white petals turn translucently clear after a rainstorm.  The plant’s clinical name is Diphylleia Grayi, but it’s more colloquially known as the “Skeleton Flower.”  The rare plant comes from marshy, shaded areas in China and in Japan, and they are quite…

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