Pink and silver are a stunning combination, and a pleasant surprise at this time of year.
Amaryllis belladonna aka naked lady aka belladonna lily is only very distantly related to Lilium. It flowers after the foliage has died off, hence the name.
It's one of those plants you forget about until they suddenly appear in all their splendor.
The silver Senecio cineraria 'Silver Dust' doesn't need its yellow flowers to draw attention. It shows the ladies off rather nicely, don't you think?
A recent visit to Berhampore Plant Nursery where I learnt about everything from eco-sourced seeds, to raising plants, to freeing them in the wild again.
See my photo story here.