Monday, February 6, 2012

Blue Tango


This is the bloom on a Blue Tango Bromeliad.  Bromeliads are a large family of tropical plants producing an amazing variety of blooms.  I learned that the pineapple is also a Bromeliad!

I've added a macro shot of one of the colorful blooms.

17 comments:

brattcat said...

the aloe, and now this one...these species are so strange and exotic to this new england eye.

Rambling Round said...

Lovely!

Karl said...

Ohhh.... this looks very very beautiful !!

Dave-CostaRicaDailyPhoto.com said...

We have lots of bromeliads in Costa Rica, but I have never seen one colored like the ones in your photo.

Julie ScottsdaleDailyPhoto.com said...

so unique and pretty

Kate said...

The color combination is terrific!

Magpie said...

I've never seen one of these before. It's amazing.

Jarart said...

Very exotic looking! Nice macro.

RedPat said...

Sooo tropical!

Shaun_ShutterBug said...

That is a stunning looking brom, here in the UK i am using these plants to house exotic Gecko lizard species.
Beautiful.

I hope you can find the time to follow my photoblog

www.valleysshutterbug.blogspot.com

Lowell said...

It seems quite unusual to see blue and red together like this on any bloom. It's quite attractive! And I learned something re pineapples!

Mo said...

I do love these plants, they punch way above their weight in beautiful drama.

Jack said...

Amazing, Sharon. I am completely unfamiliar with these plants.

Regina K said...

This is stunning.

Randy said...

What a beauty.

JM said...

Bromelia's blooms are also amazing, I have had a few blooming too. Next to bloom will be two of my Tillandsias (air plants) which, actually, are also bromeliads.

Susie of Arabia said...

Hi Sharon - Just trying to catch up with all my old blogging buddies that I have neglected for the past year. Took a whole year off from my photo blog, but I'm back now. Hope life has been good. Absolutely love love love the Blue Tango Bromeliad!