One of nature's jewels that so many may never see. The largest flower in the world was blooming in Blanco , Veracruz , Mexico . Two meters (6 5/8 feet) high and weighing 75 kilos (165 1/3 lbs). It has the peculiarity of blooming only during three days every 40 years.
Scilla Peruvian (Caribbean Lily) This evergreen perennial, native to Portugal and Spain, is an outstanding source of coveted blue flowers for the late spring and early summer garden. Plant these bulbs in beds, borders or containers and savor the early season blooms with the knowledge that you'll have increasingly large clumps as the plants mature. Slim, lance-shaped leaves frame the tall flower stalks. Star quality without the prima donna disposition.