late bloomers

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We wanted to record a unique* Chilean lifecycle. The healthy green growth so full of life now, in Winter, suddenly dies back in late Spring and looks completely brown withered and dead but then in March the stems rise once again to yield these amazing pink flowers. Always a wonderful surprise.

 

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*(as far as we know this only occurs with this plant in Chile, would love to hear from you if you know other examples of this.)

Posted on September 18, 2015 by

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