I didn't want to give the water lilies short shrift next to the heliconias, so here they are in their own post:
And here's a random Bird of Paradise, left from Carla's previous incarnation as a grower of them until a bacterial infection decimated her stock:
Finally, a few parting shots showing you the overall situation of Carla's garden in the beautiful mountains of Chiriquí province:
|Looking toward Volcan Baru|
|The view in the other direction|
|Detail of the previous image, with the heliconias having the last word-deservedly so.|
May each of you find as much beauty, joy and pleasure in your lives as I found in this beautiful place.