Rare Parrot Flower

The uniqueness and beauty of this rare flower grown in Thailand will literally leave you speechless...



Scientific Name: Impatiens Psittacina
Thai Name: Dork Nok Khaew
Size: Plant grows to app. 6 feet (1.8) meters
Leaf : Broad, sharply pointed, to 2 1/2 inches (6 cm)
Flower size: App. 2 inches (5cm)
Stem thickness: To 1/2 inch (1.5cm)
Bloom season: October/November in Thailand
Growing conditions: Tropical, humid, moist
* This is a protected plant specie which is illegal to export.

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7 comments:

Robin said...

Breathtaking. It really does look like a parrot!

Rebecca Welch said...

Beautiful flower-thanks for sharing!

judys424 said...

Wow.. you're lucky to have seen one of these. They're beautiful and look like real parrots

Whimsical Creations said...

beautiful!

2sweetnsaxy said...

Isn't that a remarkable flower!!? I saw that once a while back and thought it was both beautiful and amazing.

artbytomas said...

wow! it made me speechless indeed. Thank you for the shot of the flower that warms the heart while viewing her.
I see "Rare Parrot Flower" as the symphony of color. The unforgeable image pierced deeply into my heart. Thank you once again for the portrait of the soul.

Toni said...

wow, that's one unique flower!!!

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