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Bird of Paradise

Hello my friends

It is my first post here at this platform. I have been looking for platforms where I could share my thoughts, my travel experiences and photos that I take whenever I am out of my house. And while wandering in the desolate places of internet, I came across Persona Papers and thought to halt and interact with people here.

I have seen some very interesting posts, photos and thoughts and I think I can contribute to the community positively and make friends that come from across the globe.

I am sharing my first photo of a beautiful flower called the Bird of Paradise. This is also called Strelitzia. It comes in many colours – but its majestic look remains unique as compared to all other flowers. A crown on its head makes it look like a king – and definitely a flower from the heavens. That is why it is called the Bird of Paradise.

I have taken this from my home garden where this heavenly flower majestically adorns my garden. I may mention here that gardening is the joint hobby of me and my wife. And I thought this beautiful flower to be the subject of my first post here.

of Bird of Paradise taken by me

Image Credit » LoneRanger

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CalmGemini wrote on January 6, 2015, 11:40 AM

Hello., Welcome.Looking forward to seeing more photos and posts on travel.It is really wonderful that You and your wife have this joint hobby-gardening.In future I hope we will be fortunate to see more photographs from your garden.

LoneRanger wrote on January 6, 2015, 12:11 PM

Thanks for being the first one to comment - Yes Ishall be sharing many more photos from my collection and that of my garden in days to come.

seren3 wrote on January 6, 2015, 2:36 PM

They certainly are very distinctive flowers. I hope we'll see more photos of your garden!

ANomadicNerd wrote on January 7, 2015, 2:50 PM

Ahhh, i love birds of paradise flowers. They remind my of the beach and Hawaii. They look kind of like hummingbirds too...super cute. :) Welcome to the community by the way. :)

soupdragon wrote on January 13, 2015, 5:35 PM

That is an unusual, striking looking flower. I hadn't heard of this flower before

peachpurple wrote on January 14, 2015, 11:19 PM

thanks for the picture but which one is the bird of paradise? the grey leaves?