Miss Moss · Compendium of Radness
Miss Moss is a means of curating and sharing my love for visual treasures – especially in the creative fields of fashion, art, design and photography.
Business is Blooming For This Idyllic, Family-Owned Flower Farm In NSW
Meet the family of six behind Jonima Flowers, a flower farm in in Yanderra, NSW, on the border of the Southern Highlands.
"The Bird of Paradise"
Taken on a recent holiday in Madeira this is an image of a beautiful plant called "The Bird of Paradise". I also photographed this flower in Sicily in May this year. This image was taken in the Botanic Gardens with the capital of Madeira, Funchal, in the background.
Bird Of Paradise
On the way to the lookout point in Punchbowl National Memorial Cemetary, I spotted this bird of paradise along the walkway. After heavy post processing, this is what I came up with to feature this beautiful flower.
Bird-of-paradise flower, also called crane flower (Strelitzia reginae), ornamental plant of the family Strelitziaceae. There are five species of the genus Strelitzia, all native to southern Africa. They grow from rhizomes (underground stems) to a height of 1 to 1.5 metres (about 3 to 5 feet) and have stiff, erect, leathery, concave, and oblong leaves. The leaves are bluish green and may have a red midrib. The Strelitzia flower has two erect, pointed petals and five stamens. One main bract…