The artificial looking roses are in fact natural. These were designed and developed by Peter van de Werken in 1993 in his private botanical garden. These are grown by inserting the stem of a rose into various liquid colors .
Blue Crown Passion flower. Exotic flowers like these dont have to be limited to tropical gardens. A vigorous perennial vine that climbs via tendrils, the passion flower can be a conversation piece in the garden. Evergreen to about 18 degF. Species vary from subtropical to hardy in USDA Zone 6., this one zone 7. Gorgeous gulf fritillary butterflys larvae love to eat this.