Sunday, March 7, 2021

The Attractive Flower to Butterflies and Bees – Pet and Hobby 18

 

Fig 01- Duranta repen flowers

Duranta or Duranto repen is a shrub with blue, light blue and light purple colors. The flowers look like orchid flowers.

In addition to Duranta repen, this flower has several common names based on its characteristics, they are:

- Sky Flower

- Golden Dewdrop

- Pigeon Berry

- Geisah girl (Japan’s breed)

Why Duranta repen is one of attractive flower to butterflies and bees?

One reason is that Duranta repen included in shrubs. The shrubs usually provide:

- succession blooming throughout growing seasons. In case of Duranta repen, the flower has long blooming, from spring to frost.

- good quality nectar

- pollen


Fig 02- Lovely color of Duranta repen

This flower is easily found in many countries around the world as an ornamental plant in the gardens, especially in tropical and subtropical regions.


Fig 03- Duranta repen as a shrub

Even thought Duranta repen has been naturalized in many areas, the origin of flower from:

- Mexico

- other South American countries

- the Caribbean

In the USA, this flower grow well in the states such as:

- California

- Arizona

- Texas

- Louisiana

- Mississippi

- Alabama

- Florida

Do you know about Duranta repen? Is there this flower in your place?

37 comments:

  1. What a Beautiful flowers:) thanks for your sharing...

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    1. Indeed....


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      The Attractive Flower to Butterflies and Bees – Pet and Hobby 18
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      Duranta or Duranto repen is a shrub with blue, light blue and light purple colors. The flowers look like orchid flowers.

      In addition to Duranta repen, this flower has several common names based on its characteristics, they are:
      - Sky Flower
      - Golden Dewdrop
      - Pigeon Berry
      - Geisah girl (Japan’s breed)

      Why Duranta repen is one of attractive flower to butterflies and bees?

      One reason is that Duranta repen included in shrubs. The shrubs usually provide:
      - succession blooming throughout growing seasons. In case of Duranta repen, the flower has long blooming, from spring to frost.
      - good quality nectar
      - pollen

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  2. It is a beauty I am unfamiliar with.

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    1. I see....


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      The Attractive Flower to Butterflies and Bees – Pet and Hobby 18
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      Fig 02- Lovely color of Duranta repen

      This flower is easily found in many countries around the world as an ornamental plant in the gardens, especially in tropical and subtropical regions.

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  4. Hola Tanza.
    Por Buenos Aires nunca vi estas flores, pero son preciosas y mas si dan flores por mucho tiempo 😊.
    Un beso y ya te segui :)

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  5. I don't think I've ever heard of this flower. Probably because I'm up north here in Jersey! Anyway, it lovely, so purple and frilly. :)

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    1. I see....


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      The Attractive Flower to Butterflies and Bees – Pet and Hobby 18
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      Fig 03- Duranta repen as a shrub

      Even thought Duranta repen has been naturalized in many areas, the origin of flower from:
      - Mexico
      - other South American countries
      - the Caribbean

      In the USA, this flower grow well in the states such as:
      - California
      - Arizona
      - Texas
      - Louisiana
      - Mississippi
      - Alabama
      - Florida

      Do you know about Duranta repen? Is there this flower in your place?

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  6. It looks pretty. I guess Virginia is too cold for it.

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  7. Un fiore bellissimo che non conoscevo, mai visto da noi....

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  8. Tanza, We live a little too far north for this flowering bush. However, we do have different varieties of butterfly bushes. Stay Safe and Take Care, Big Daddy Dave

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    1. May be take a little longer to get warmer in the north....


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      The Attractive Flower to Butterflies and Bees – Pet and Hobby 18
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      Fig 01- Duranta repen flowers

      Duranta or Duranto repen is a shrub with blue, light blue and light purple colors. The flowers look like orchid flowers.

      In addition to Duranta repen, this flower has several common names based on its characteristics, they are:
      - Sky Flower
      - Golden Dewdrop
      - Pigeon Berry
      - Geisah girl (Japan’s breed)

      Why Duranta repen is one of attractive flower to butterflies and bees?

      One reason is that Duranta repen included in shrubs. The shrubs usually provide:

      - succession blooming throughout growing seasons. In case of Duranta repen, the flower has long blooming, from spring to frost.
      - good quality nectar
      - pollen

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  9. Lovely, I possibly live too far north too.

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  10. Wonderful post. We are waiting for Dandelion picking time here..so the wine making can begin.

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  11. Unfortunately, I live in an unfavorable climate zone. We grow this plant only in pots in the apartment.

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    1. I see....


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      The Attractive Flower to Butterflies and Bees – Pet and Hobby 18
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      Fig 02- Lovely color of Duranta repen

      This flower is easily found in many countries around the world as an ornamental plant in the gardens, especially in tropical and subtropical regions.

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  12. 'Duranta Repen' sounds like a very unusual flower name . I am so used to magnolias,daffodils, lilies etc ..

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  13. Native species are preferable to introduced species but at least this one is beneficial for pollinators.

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    1. I think so...


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      The Attractive Flower to Butterflies and Bees – Pet and Hobby 18
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      Fig 03- Duranta repen as a shrub

      Even thought Duranta repen has been naturalized in many areas, the origin of flower from:
      - Mexico
      - other South American countries
      - the Caribbean

      In the USA, this flower grow well in the states such as:
      - California
      - Arizona
      - Texas
      - Louisiana
      - Mississippi
      - Alabama
      - Florida

      Do you know about Duranta repen? Is there this flower in your place?

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  14. Very informative. Thanks for sharing.

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  15. Sky flower is a pretty name.
    Nice to know about Duranta repen

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  16. Completely unknown to me but perhaps they are here in botanical gardens?

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    1. May be in botanical garden in Holland...


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      The Attractive Flower to Butterflies and Bees – Pet and Hobby 18
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      Fig 01- Duranta repen flowers

      Duranta or Duranto repen is a shrub with blue, light blue and light purple colors. The flowers look like orchid flowers.

      In addition to Duranta repen, this flower has several common names based on its characteristics, they are:
      - Sky Flower
      - Golden Dewdrop
      - Pigeon Berry
      - Geisah girl (Japan’s breed)

      Why Duranta repen is one of attractive flower to butterflies and bees?

      One reason is that Duranta repen included in shrubs. The shrubs usually provide:

      - succession blooming throughout growing seasons. In case of Duranta repen, the flower has long blooming, from spring to frost.
      - good quality nectar
      - pollen

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  17. Bonjour, ce n'est pas une plante que l'on trouve ici, c'est joli.
    Bonne journée

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  18. Seguramente esta flor la he visto por ahí, pero no recuerdo donde.

    Me gustan las plantas y tengo algunas en mi casa.

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  19. I don't know if we have it, but it's snowing here now and you post made me think about spring 🌷 🌸 🌺

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    1. Spring will come soon in Finland...


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      The Attractive Flower to Butterflies and Bees – Pet and Hobby 18
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      Fig 02- Lovely color of Duranta repen

      This flower is easily found in many countries around the world as an ornamental plant in the gardens, especially in tropical and subtropical regions.

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  20. La flor tiene un color precioso.
    Buen martes. Cuídate.
    Un abrazo.

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  21. I love colorful flowering plants!
    Greetings

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      The Attractive Flower to Butterflies and Bees – Pet and Hobby 18
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      Fig 03- Duranta repen as a shrub

      Even thought Duranta repen has been naturalized in many areas, the origin of flower from:
      - Mexico
      - other South American countries
      - the Caribbean

      In the USA, this flower grow well in the states such as:
      - California
      - Arizona
      - Texas
      - Louisiana
      - Mississippi
      - Alabama
      - Florida

      Do you know about Duranta repen? Is there this flower in your place?

      Delete
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    1. Thanks-
      The Attractive Flower to Butterflies and Bees – Pet and Hobby 18
      -
      Fig 01- Duranta repen flowers

      Duranta or Duranto repen is a shrub with blue, light blue and light purple colors. The flowers look like orchid flowers.

      In addition to Duranta repen, this flower has several common names based on its characteristics, they are:
      - Sky Flower
      - Golden Dewdrop
      - Pigeon Berry
      - Geisah girl (Japan’s breed)

      Why Duranta repen is one of attractive flower to butterflies and bees?

      One reason is that Duranta repen included in shrubs. The shrubs usually provide:

      - succession blooming throughout growing seasons. In case of Duranta repen, the flower has long blooming, from spring to frost.
      - good quality nectar
      - pollen

      Delete

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