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Archive for May, 2010

Name That Plant II: ANSWER – Bromeliad

Posted by Edison Ford Winter Estates On May 14th

On Monday we asked you to identify this plant:

The correct answer is Bromeliad.   There are over 3,000 species of bromeliad including the pineapple.  This particular variety can be seen to the left of the entrance gate to the Homes & Gardens at the Edison & Ford Winter Estates.

Name That Plant! II

Posted by Edison Ford Winter Estates On May 12th

Here’s a new one for you.  Can you identify this plant? 

We will share the answer on Friday.

Name That Plant ANSWER

Posted by Edison Ford Winter Estates On May 10th

On Friday, we asked our fans if they could identify this plant:

The plant is the fruit of the pin cushion tree (Sarcocephalus latifolius), sometimes called African peach.  The tree is in the public gardens near the ticket office at the Estates.  The fruit will turn a rosy pink as it matures and it resembles a pin cushion.  Fruits are edible but not very tasty.

Name That Plant!

Posted by Edison Ford Winter Estates On May 7th

Can you identify what this plant is?  We will give the correct answer on Monday!

What's Blooming at the Estates

Posted by Edison Ford Winter Estates On May 5th