Light Producing Plants - Here they come!
|photo from the Bioglow corporation|
In Avatar's forest of Pandora the plants glow...but that's the movies right? Well, here they come! Glowing plants for your next wedding or to light your garden path.
'Starlight Avatar’ is a nicotiana plant that emits a dim, blue-green light comparable in strength to starlight - an ambient glow that is best seen in a darkened room. It has a two- to three-month lifespan. It is an indoor plant and is unlikely to survive outdoors. The photo below is art - not the real thing.
|art work by Dan Saunders|
Greenhouse Grower covered his research in the 2010 article, “Glowing Plants: The Next Big Opportunity.” Bioglow claims its plants emit light on their own without the need for chemicals or UV light. This is an actual plant below.
|not real! artwork by Dan Saunders|