Nancy J. Ondra

Specializing in plants, gardens, and related subjects
United States
United States

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A colorful closeup of dried flowers, dried oranges, fragrant herb leaves, and seedpods used as flower confetti or potpourri
Horizontal closeup of a stem of 'Winter Red' winterberry holly (Ilex verticillata 'Winter Red') with frost-covered red berries and green leaves
Closeup of 'Tiger Eye' bean seeds sprouting on a moist paper towel, with visible roots
Late-summer combination of  surprise lily (Lycoris squamigera) in front of 'Golden Delicious' pineapple sage (Salvia elegans 'Golden Delicious') and Tropicanna canna (Canna 'Phasion')
Vertical closeup of the red foliage of Fire Alarm' alumroot (Heuchera 'Fire Alarm') with the bright yellow, red-tinged foliage of 'Lemony Lace' elderberry (Sambucus racemosa 'Lemony Lace')
Vertical closeup of the bright yellow flowers of 'Moonshine' yarrow (Achillea 'Moonshine')
Vertical image of a large country garden filled with colorful perennial flowers in morning light in fall (autumn)
Vertical closeup of the colorful, glossy kernels of 'Glass Gem' flint corn (Zea mays)
Horizontal image of the flowers of purple Japanese burnet (Sanguisorba tenuifolia var. purpurea) against the bright yellow foliage of golden elderberry (Sambucus 'Aurea')
Vertical closeup of the purple flowers of variegated Japanese iris (Iris ensata [formerly I. kaempferi] 'Variegata')
A fall garden with 'Profusion Orange' zinnia, bronze- and chartreuse-leaved sweet potato vines, and other annuals and tender perennials; shot at a low angle
A clump of 'Silver Anouk' Spanish lavender (Lavandula stoechas 'Silver Anouk') growing next to a path in a garden setting
Vertical image of peppermintint (Mentha x piperita) and 'Kentucky Colonel' spearmint (Mentha spicata 'Kentucky Colonel') in a raised container
Horizontal flat lay of a slender red vase with a sprig of white pine and bright red winterberry holly berries on whit-washed wood background, with copy space
Horizontal image of colorful squash, including round "ball" zucchini and one 'Carnival' winter squash in front
Vertical closeup of several ears of 'Glass Gem', a variety of flint corn with glossy kernels in a variety of colors
Horizontal image of a large country garden filled with colorful perennial flowers in morning light in fall (autumn)
Horizontal image of a bunch of fresh cut perennial flowers in shades of pink and white on a weathered wood background, with copy space
Vertical image of the elegant flower spikes of perennial rusty foxglove (Digitalis ferruginea)
Vertical image of a closeup of dogbane beetle (Chrysochus auratus) on a leaf of hemp dogbane (Apocynum cannabinum)
Horizontal image of a mixed planting in late summer, including purple Japanese burnet (Sanguisorba tenuifolia var. purpurea), tall ironweed (Vernonia gigantea [V. altissima]), and other plants
Horizontal closeup of several ears of 'Glass Gem' corn, a variety of flint corn with glossy kernels in a variety of colors
Vertical image of the crinkled orange flowerheads of 'Twisted Orange' crested cockcomb (Celosia argentea Cristata Group 'Twisted Orange')
A country garden in fall (autumn) with flowers, herbs, shrubs, trees, ornamental grasses, an arbor (arch) covered with 'Heavenly Blue' morning glory, and fence
A fresh pink rose flower with white baby's breath (Gypsophila) and greenery against a light peach background, with copy space
Large country garden with flowers and ornamental grasses and an arbor (arch) backlit by morning sun, with the fluffy heads of fountain grass (Pennisetum alopecuroides) in the foreground
Vertical closeup of the single flower of Moonlit Marble Lenten rose (Helleborus × ballardiae 'Spring Party')
'Vision in Pink' Chinese astilbe (Astilbe chinensis 'Vision in Pink') in flower in a garden setting
Indian pink (Spigelia marilandica) in flower in a shady garden
Horizontal image of 'Gerald Darby' iris (Iris x robusta 'Gerald Darby') in bloom (flower) in a garden setting in late spring
Vertical image of 'Carmencita' castor bean (Ricinus communis 'Carmencita') plants with foliage and seedpods
Colorful hand-tied bouquet of fresh garden flowers, herbs, scented geraniums, and rose hips
Side view of swamp milkweed (Asclepias incarnata) showing the pink flowers as well as the leaves (foliage) and stems in a midsummer meadow.
A colorful closeup of dried flowers, dried oranges, fragrant herb leaves, and seedpods; material could be used as flower confetti or potpourri. Image captured by scanography (on a flatbed scanner).
Lesser calamint (Calamintha nepeta subsp. nepeta [C. nepetoides]) in flower in a garden setting
Closeup of the seedpods of 'Carmencita' castor bean (Ricinus communis 'Carmencita')
Vertical image of the purplish pink flowers of 'Visions' astilbe (Astilbe 'Visions')
Adult allium leafminer (Napomyza gymnostoma or Phytomyza gymnostoma) on onion (Allium cepa) foliage
Horizontal image of a country garden in fall (autumn) with flowers, ornamental grasses, an arbor (arch), and fence lit by sunbeams from sunrise
Vertical closeup of a stem of 'Winter Red' winterberry holly (Ilex verticillata 'Winter Red') with frost-covered red berries and green leaves
Vertical image of the ground-hugging perennial known as creeping mazus (Mazus reptans), in bloom, growing in between paving stones
Vertical closeup of the pink flower plume of queen of the prairie (Filipendula rubra)
Vertical closeup of the red flowers of 'Mariachi Salsa' helenium (Helenium 'Mariachi Salsa'), also known as sneezeweed or Helen's flower
Horizontal image of common nutsedge (Cyperus esculentus), a perennial weed, in flower
Horizontal flat lay of various evergreen boughs against a white-washed wood background, with copy space
Horizontal closeup of the bright red berries of 'Winter Red' winterberry holly (Ilex verticillata 'Winter Red') against a snowy background
Vertical image of the flowers and foliage of 'White Nancy' spotted deadnettle (Lamium maculatum 'White Nancy'), with a bit of Japanese painted fern (Athyrium niponicum pictum)
Vertical image of a drift of 'Sacajawea' camassia (Camassia leichtlinii 'Sacajawea') in bloom in a garden setting
Vertical image of the flowers and foliage of the unusual perennial known as cruel plant, false bush stephanotis, or mosquito trap plant (Cynanchum [Vincetoxicum] ascyrifolium)
Open cocoon of the polyphemus moth (Antheraea polyphemus) on a rose bush
The foliage of Maui wormwood (Artemisia mauiensis)
The glossy foliage of European wild ginger (Asarum europaeum)
A large clump of 'Ghost' athyrium (Athyrium 'Ghost') in a shady garden setting
The flowers and foliage of 'BabyWing White' begonia (Begonia 'BabyWing White')
Closeup of a leaf of Bismarckia nobilis
Closeup of the foliage of dwarf Brazilian tree fern (Blechnum brasiliense)
The flowers and foliage of 'Raspberry Ice' bougainvillea (Bougainvillea x buttiana 'Raspberry Ice')
The flowers and foliage of 'Raspberry Ice' bougainvillea (Bougainvillea x buttiana 'Raspberry Ice')
A closeup image of Cereus hildmannianus 'Monstrosus'
The foliage of rattlesnake plant (Calathea lancifolia)
The foliage of 'Darling 4' American chestnut (Castanea dentata 'Darling 4'
Closeup of woolly torch (Cleistocactus strausii) cactus
Closeup of the trunk fibers of Cook's palm (Colpothrinax cookii)
Summer container planting with colorful foliage (leaves), including 'Jester' purple millet, 'Gay's Delight' coleus, 'Aztec Blue Velvet' verbena, and 'Sweet Caroline Light Green' sweet potato vine
Summer container planting with colorful foliage (leaves), including 'Jester' purple millet (Pennisetum glaucum 'Jester'), peppermint geranium (Pelargonium tomentosum), and 'Spitfire' coleus
Caterpillar (larva) of a monarch (Danaus plexippus) butterfly preparing to pupate
Image of Alabama croton (Croton alabamensis) growing in a shady garden setting
Image of Mexican grass tree (Dasylirion quadrangulatum, also known as Dasylirion longissimum)
An image of Australian tree fern (Dicksonia antarctica)
The foliage of American umbrella leaf (Diphylleia cymosa)
Closeup of the pink-blushed foliage of succulent Echeveria 'Perle von Nurnberg'
An image of Purpus' cycad (Dioon purpusii)
The foliage of American umbrella leaf (Diphylleia cymosa)
Image of golden barrel cactus (Echinocactus grusonii), also known as mother-in-law's cushion
Closeup of the foliage of Eastern Cape blue cycad (Encephalartos horridus)
An image of succulent Euphorbia caerulescens (Euphorbia coerulescens)
The flowers of torch ginger (Etlingera elatior)
The foliage and red flowers of crown of thorns (Euphorbia milii)
The foliage and yellow flowers of crown of thorns (Euphorbia milii)
The pink-blushed foliage of Fittonia albivenis (Verschaffeltii Group), commonly known as nerve plant
A plant of Fuchsia 'Gartenmeister Bonstedt' in flower
The foliage of Gasteria cheilophylla (Gasteria x cheilophylla)
Closeup of the flowers and foliage of firecracker plant (Russelia equisetiformis)
The flowers and foliage of the aquatic plant Saururus cernuus, commonly known as lizard's tail or water dragon
The foliage of hairy alumroot (Heuchera villosa)
Summer container planting with colorful foliage (leaves), including 'Jester' purple millet, peppermint geranium, 'Spitfire' coleus, and 'Sweet Caroline Lime Green sweet potato vine
Vertical image of a beautiful country garden in fall with flowers, herbs, shrubs, trees, ornamental grasses, an arbor (arch) covered with 'Heavenly Blue' morning glory, and a fence and gate
Image of a plant of succulent Haworthia attenuata var. attenuata
The foliage of hairy alumroot (Heuchera villosa)
The flowers of Heliconia pendula 'Red Waxy'
The bright yellow foliage of Fiona Sunrise jasmine (Jasminum officinale 'Frojas')
The flowers and foliage of 'Blue Billow' hydrangea (Hydrangea serrata 'Blue Billow')
The flowers and foliage of 'Blue Billow' hydrangea (Hydrangea serrata 'Blue Billow') in a garden setting
The herbaceous perennial Macleaya cordata, commonly called plume poppy, in flower in a garden setting
Image of golden pincushion cactus (Mammillaria muehlenpfordtii) in flower
Image of owl's eye pincushion (Mammillaria parkinsonii) cactus
The flower buds and foliage of chandelier tree (Medinilla cummingii)
The flowers and foliage of the tropical waterlily Nymphaea 'Daubenyana' (Nymphaea x daubenyana)
Image of 'Jackpot Gold' medallion flower (Melampodium paludosum 'Jackpot Gold')
Image of Santa Rita prickly pear cactus (Opuntia santa-rita)
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