Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Ipomoea nil 'Cameo Elegance' / 'Chidori'

Via Flickr:
These elegant flowers display what is known as "crystal" leaf variegation in Japan. In this form, the areas devoid of green tissue extend from one side of the leaf to the other side, that is, through two layers of leaf tissue. This view shows the top side of the leaves.