Friday, June 7, 2013

Our Ocotillo is in Bloom

Our ocotillo is in bloom. It doesn't flower every year, so this is special. 
Oh I see a little ant crawling around the flower. Hmm...I guess the ant knew how to crawl in between all those thorns to get to the flower?
Reminds me a lot of the Bottle Brush flowers we had in California.
Had to get some photos before they were gone as they don't flower every year here.
Cactus flowers are amazing.
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7 comments:

  1. Stunning Daryl - I've never heard of an ocotillo before!

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  2. So interesting Daryl....I love the blossom; and also never heard on one.

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  3. Cactus flowers are some of the most beautiful flowers! I'm in the club of never heard of this before too, but I don't know very much about cactus. It certainly has a gorgeous showy bloom! I do have some beautiful jade plants (thanks to Man) so I'm hoping to see them bloom one day.

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  4. What an interesting plant. The flower is beautiful!

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  5. I love this flower. Not very familiar with cactus plants.

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  6. Just beautiful!!!!
    Thanks for sharing!

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  7. I have a fake ocotillo. LOL. My mom bought me this little pot with a name plate "ocotillo". The plant is made with green and red crystal beads. She tells me there's a real plant called ocotillo. I never looked it up but I must say the real thing is much cooler looking.

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