Gardening, Hawaii Thing, Lei Making

Bougainvilleas with Croton Leaves Lei Garland

“A lei is a garland or wreath. Any objects that is stung together with the intent to be worn.” – Wikipedia.  A lei is famous in Hawaiian culture. One example is  a wreath of flowers and leaves given to friends and family for special occasions.

bougenvillea lei with croton leaves

Bougainvilleas are beautiful tropical flowers in different colors, shapes and sizes as seen below.

Types of bougainvilleas

Crotons are tropical plants that grows outdoors.

 

The making of a Bougainvillea Lei with Croton Leaves

Gather leaves. Rinse and dry
Remove midribs
Fold croton. Use needle and thread to make a lei

 

 

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