Saturday, November 12, 2011

Panama Rose


Panama Rose, Bush Penta, Rondeletia leucophylla

A tropical shrub with star-shaped flowers in bright pink that grows up to 5 feet.  A native of Mexico, this flower is  widely cultivated in the Philippines.  The flowers attract butterflies, it is sweet and fragrant, especially after sunset.



Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does.  Love is a battle, love is a war; love is growing up. ~ James Baldwin  




More beautiful flowers at Macro Flower Saturday and Today's Flowers

13 comments:

enzo said...

It's another rose variety then...maybe I have seen these before but I just don't know its name.

Thanks for dropping by my site.

Pieces of Sunshine said...

Pretty and fragrant, that's a great combination. The light in your first photo is wonderful.

Jama said...

Such pretty flowers!

Kim, USA said...

Is this what we call Santan? I like the color and the yellow in the middle. ^_^

Zinnia

CameraCruise said...

What a beautiful flower!
Wish I could grow them in my garden.

Liz said...

Now I know the name of these flowers. Thanks for sharing.

I played too. Mine is here.

queen of rainbow said...

beautiful flower

thanks for dropping by and the comment :)

Maia said...

It is very pretty. So nice to see these exotic plant on the other part of the world, where is warm and sunny.
Beautiful shots.

Rajesh said...

Beautiful little roses.

bettyl said...

What lovely color!

Denise said...

How beautiful! Lovely photos and lovely quote. Thanks so much.

maiylah said...

been seeing this flower lots of times (haven't had the chance to take a shot, though)...so that's what it's called!

eden said...

Beautiful flowers.