Saturday, February 9, 2013

Cheiridopsis candidissima bloom

This plant is a prolific bloomer, especially after abundant winter rain.  Here it is in full bloom.  It seems to be responding to the sun, as flowers did not develop at the back side of the plant which faces away from the low winter sun.  This Cheiri does very well here, enduring dry summers and cool, wet winters.  

A few days later....  

Here's a young, white blooming Cheiri