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Beautiful Bird Flower tree (Pedilanthus bracteatus) Flower: FOTD, Sept 8, 2021

Sam of Los Perdidos Figured it out! This unusual flower is the bloom of the Pedilantus Bracteatus or “Beautiful Bird Flower Tree.”  Thanks, Sam, for solving the mystery. Below was my original plea for a solution to what it is:

This is one of the most unusual succulent blooms I’ve ever seen It looks like a little person is inside with head erect and arms held out in front. The blooms are on the ends of very long stalks. Does anyone know what it is? Of course, I had to buy it along with the planter arrangement it was part of.

For Cee’s FOTD

Like a Flower: Flower of the Day, Nov 17 2016


Back when I lived in a place where flowers didn’t bloom year round, I always felt that my succulents were a flower of sorts.  This jade plant blooms like a flower rising above the falling foliage of its pot companion.