In my front yard right now my beautiful white bougainvillea is in full bloom. We had an amazing storm with plenty of wind that howled all night long so when I was assessing the debris damage I was not surprised to see that my bougainvillea had trapped some pink petals. When I reached to remove the strays I saw that the pink was not loose: this bloom on my plant was actually two-toned pink and white! This plant doesn't really have petals, per se. The "blooms" are modified leaves called bracts. Anyway, my plant has just one two-toned bract. Isn't that odd?
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I'm a transplanted New Yorker who loves the Tucson climate. On New Year's Day I have a bit of fun calling my (snowbound) east coast friends to announce that I'm drinking coffee while sitting on my patio. (: