This is a Jaboticaba tree, native to Central and South America. The fruit grows out of the trunk! (Ken Love) thanks for telling me what it is...

This is a Jaboticaba tree, native to Central and South America. The fruit grows out of the trunk! (Ken Love) thanks for telling me what it is...

The head of the 1ft 6in high Pollia condensata plant that ranges from Ethiopia to Angola and Mozambique, which scientists today revealed as the most colourful plant ever seen. Pollia condensata's vivid sparkle comes from the interaction of light with its skin, which contains layers of microscopic cellulose fibers. The effect is a metallic blue brighter than any yet described in a biological material.

The breathtaking African rainforest fruit that is the 'most colourful known to science'

The head of the 1ft 6in high Pollia condensata plant that ranges from Ethiopia to Angola and Mozambique, which scientists today revealed as the most colourful plant ever seen. Pollia condensata's vivid sparkle comes from the interaction of light with its skin, which contains layers of microscopic cellulose fibers. The effect is a metallic blue brighter than any yet described in a biological material.

Persian Shield--Plant this in pots along with a chartreuse sweet potato vine and a white flower (like trailing petunia).  It is SOOO striking.

Persian Shield--Plant this in pots along with a chartreuse sweet potato vine and a white flower (like trailing petunia). It is SOOO striking.

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