|This is the bud rising from the ground in March 2013. Photo courtesy of Muttart Conservatory. Used with permission.|
To think it came from this, above,
to this, below, in six short weeks!
It's a rare thing, this plant, and to be able to see it on the first day of its very short blooming period
(3-5 days approximately), was quite thrilling....a once in a lifetime opportunity.
All photos were taken by myself Monday evening, April 22/13 at Muttart Conservatory unless noted otherwise.
|Photo taken by staff at Muttart Conservatory, April 22/13. Used with permission.|
Wow! Isn't it extraordinary?
To read of the account of its growth to stardom, see Muttart's Facebook Page.
The following are photos my son took.