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Railroad Vine

Off to the beach we went yesterday and what a beautiful sight…….a profusion of purple flowers stretched out towards the sea.  Ipomoea pes-caprae is the official name but it is more commonly known as the Railroad vine, goat’s-foot vine or beach morning … Continue reading

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Wild flowers

  Stunning red flowers on the Wild Potato also known as Ipomoea Microdactyla. Also, the other day I spotted my first flowering wild orchid at Harbour Club Villas. Beautiful tall Encyclia Altissima with its yellowish brown petals and purple and white … Continue reading

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Beautiful Bush Part 2

Chains of white stars covered the bush, bright yellow Necklace Pod with pea flowers hanging off the end of the branches, a lone Marsh Gentian in hues of purple and clusters of pink with yellow Sea Sage and orange coloured Black Sage … Continue reading

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Wild Potato Vine

Finally, after weeks of looking I spotted this showy, red flowering vine on my neighbour’s property. I’ve been watching out for the Ipomoea vine also known as the Christmas vine and or Wild Potato. I’m thinking this last week has … Continue reading

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Wild Flowering Vines

I’m not sure what made me look down on the ground but I’m glad I did. We have a rocky bank by the villas that we cleared some weeks ago and now there are many tiny clumps of creeping vines … Continue reading

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Blind Eye Bush

Yesterday was a rainy and over cast day and in the late afternoon the skies cleared a little. I took my camera and headed out into the bush to see what I could find. The rains had made all the … Continue reading

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Turks and Caicos flowers

Happy New Year everyone!! Finally while travelling down Venetian Road, I spotted a vivid flash of red……….Ipomoea is the official name of this wild vine that grows in the Turks and Caicos Islands. Other names for this beautiful wild flower … Continue reading

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