Texas vs. Spain


The Austin Statesman doesn’t think you can tell the difference between Texas and Spain, botanically that is.

This display of xeric, or water-thrifty, plants such as agave and palm could be found on many streets in Austin, but was in Madrid’s Real Jardín Botánico. Photo: Diana Kirby

Don’t forget the blooming Kniphofias too. Never forget the Kniphofias.

Here’s another picture from Madrid’s Real Jardín Botánico.

Now that’s a very different view of the gardens. I wonder if you can climb inside the head and look out through those eyeholes?


    
    
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