“Full many a gem of the purest ray serene,
The dark unfathomed caves of the ocean bear.
Full many a flower is bloomed to blush unseen
And wastes its fragrance in the desert air”
Poem by Thomas Grey – Elegy in the Country Churchyad.
My garden has several such flowers that have a pride of place. I respect them and even collect them from jungles. If they happen to just arrive I keep them there and nurture them.
One such flower is what we call Tiger claw” It resembles the tiger’s claw and therefore has that name. It has come on its own and shows itself up at the first shower.
It is a creeper. Caterpillars love that plant but I drive them away. If I am not alert the whole creeper is devoured by the caterpillar
Have you seen this flower?