Friday, June 14, 2013

'Kadapul mal' S, blooming in our home garden, Avissawella, Sri Lanka.

13th June 2013 - 2pm.

13th June 2013 - 5pm.

13th June 2013 - 7pm.

13th June 2013 - 9pm
This beautiful large flower blooms late after sunset. It has a sweet aroma when it opens. By morning it has totally wilted. Pious Buddhists in Sri Lanka await its opening to give it as a 'mal pooja' to an image of Lord Buddha