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Last weekend while we were at the Mitchell Park Domes, we walked through the Domes. It is always different, and I always enjoy seeing the changes. I took a few pictures to share with you all of some pretty plants we saw.  🙂

The Jade Plant was so pretty!

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The botanical name for the Jade plant is Crassula Ovata. It is also known as the friendship tree, lucky plant or money tree. The plant is native to South Africa, and is great for learning bonsai.

The next plant that really caught my eye was the Scarlet Plume.

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The botanical name is Euphoria fulgens. It is a shrub that is native to Mexico. It has been shown to cause dermatitis with some individuals. What a bummer!

Tim likes the Agave plant. It seemed as though the people at the Mitchell Park Domes are very excited that it is going to bloom.

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I don’t recall the long stem last time we were there. It is so tall! I wish it had been blooming, but it still looks neat! We will be back on Valentine’s Day, so I plan to check in on it.

The botanical name is Agave Americana. It is native to Mexico, but it has also been found in southern and western United States as well as Central and South America. It has many uses including as a sweetener and the leaf tea made is used to treat constipation and gas.

The last plant I want to share is Red Ginger.

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The botanical name is Alpinia Purpurata. It is also called the ostrich plume or pink cone ginger. I love the vibrant color! It is native to Malaysia. The true flower is a white flower on top. I did not see that though.

I hope you have enjoyed learning just a bit about a few of the plants we saw. I love going to the Domes. 🙂

Thank you for stopping by!

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