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Ochna serrulata - Mickey Mouse Plant


Ochna serrulata - Mickey Mouse Plant (Ochna serrulata - Mickey Mouse Plant)

Mickey Mouse plants are very commonly grown here in San Diego. They are slow growing to around 12ft/3.7m. These plants are growing wild in Balboa Park, San Diego, CA. Photo taken June 11, 2011.



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Seen this before somewhere......

13 Jun, 2011

 

Meanie:

I think you posted one from Oxford Botanical Gardens.

13 Jun, 2011

 

How fabulous. Will show this to 4yr old Granddaughter when she arrives home from Nursery. :o))

13 Jun, 2011

 

Lindalooloo:

Great! Glad you liked it...hope your granddaughter likes it, also. :>)

13 Jun, 2011

 

Lol.Delonix. Just showed Granddaughter the pic, and she laughed and said, one flower looked like Goofy, and one flower looked like Piglet. Can't see it myself, but that's childrens imagination for you. hehehe. :o))

14 Jun, 2011

 

That's great! :>)

15 Jun, 2011

 

:o))

15 Jun, 2011

 

The berries on them look like a set of shiny eyes.

19 Jun, 2011

 

Camillia:

Yes, it does...that's why it's called the Mickey Mouse plant...it looks like the face of Mickey Mouse. :>)

20 Jun, 2011



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