Dinner plate sized yellow Hula Girl hibiscus
Plumeria (aka frangipani), whose spicy fragrance makes it popular for leis.
A bromeliad in full bloom.
Datura, or angel trumpet
Lobster claw heliconia
Waterlily and lilypads
Pale pink anthurium
Impatiens, practically a weed in the rainforest areas of Hawaii
Psitticorum, a smaller member of the heliconia family. This red and orange variety is often referred to as “parrot,” while the pale yellow and deep pink variety is called “peaches and cream.”
Purple tulip anthuriums, with their eliptical shape instead of a heart shape, stand next to a mysterious spiraling plant. I’d never seen one before I took this picture at Donna Keefer’s house in Pahoa.
Fragrant white ginger blooms beside the roadways of windward Hawaii in the summer, dazzling all with its bewitching frangrance.