I have a very good friend who is a botanist, a scientist, an artist and a writer. I'm sure if I delved deeper I would find even more talents. Did you ever have a dream about something that didn't exist; an elephant with stripes and a short stubby nose or a kitty who barks like a dog? My friend has dreams like this about plants, then sets about turning those dream plants into realities. Let's go to Florida and meet LariAnn.
I've known of Lari Ann for years, from her Best-in-Shows to exotic hybrids, and even buying a Rainbow Eucalyptus from her! Lari Ann, it's nice to hear more of your story, it sounds like you have a great life, great family, and great plants!
Sharon, another splendid article from you, thank you!