Sunday, April 23, 2006

The blooming of the Blue Pea

The Blue Pea is also known as the Butterfly Pea and its scientific name is Clitoria ternatea. My memories of this beautiful flower are tied to its usage by my grandmother to give the blue colour in the blue pulut kuih that she used to make.

The teeny weeny blue pea flower peeking out of its protective sepals.

... it grows stronger ...

.... and is now in full bloom, its colours strikingly beautiful.

Soon, the pea pod is formed in place of the flower.

As it matures, the pea pod dries ...

... and splits to scatter the seeds which is the promise of the next generation.

Thursday, April 13, 2006

it comes in shades of white and purple

it can climb !!

Things you learn when going on photo-shoots

i now know where sugar comes from

Monday, April 10, 2006

from death springs life


the blooming ... with a little help from moi

Sunday, April 02, 2006

what catches my eyes