Wailea Daily Photo

Wailea Daily Photo

Photoblog of Maui, Hawaii

2/3/09

After The Rain--The Blooms

Many plants are blooming on Maui and at our home--assisted, no doubt, by the generous rainfall of recent weeks. The mosquito plants on one of our decks are blooming tiny pink flowers. I just planted these mosquito plants about a year ago, and since that time, they've grown a LOT.

Mosquito plants are so named because they keep away mosquitoes. Click here if you'd like to read more about mosquito plants.

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3 Comments:

Blogger Speedcat Hollydale said...

REALLY !?!! ... I have never heard of such a plant. How interesting.

Do they really make a differance?

February 03, 2009  
Blogger Tash said...

such pretty, dainty flowers...enjoyed looking at them

February 03, 2009  
Blogger Hope said...

That is soooo interesting about the mosquito plant! I've never heard of such a plant...does it really work? Have you noticed a difference while sitting on your patio?

February 04, 2009  

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