Opuntia engelmanni – Cow’s Tongue Prickly Pear

This cactus grows in the neighborhood. The abstract shape struck me. The plant really looks just like this, nature never ceases to amaze me. I painted in the little cottontail rabbit for scale. It lives nearby the cactus.  $40 USA, $5 to ship https://www.dailypaintworks.com/fineart/jean-krueger/opuntia-engelmanni-cows-tongue-prickly-pear/719146

Arizona Bird of Paradise – caesalpinia pulcherrima

Arizona Bird of Paradise – caesalpinia pulcherrima, 2018, Soft Pastel on Board, 10×8″, copyrighted with all rights reserved by Jean Krueger The Arizona Bird of Paradise (caesalpinia pulcherrima) is a member of the Fabaceae (pea) family. Where we stay they are trimmed into medium height shrubs but they can grow to small tree proportions. TheyContinue reading “Arizona Bird of Paradise – caesalpinia pulcherrima”

Desert Botanical Garden

Desert Botanical Garden, watercolor, 12×9″, 2018 by Jean Krueger with all rights reserved. This plant grows in a pot by the entrance to the Desert  Botanical Garden in Phoenix, AZ. I have to find out its name. I paint it for its shape and crisp silhouette. https://www.dailypaintworks.com/buy/auction/902726