Manifold Endurance
Whatever the endurance needed, it is always there to do its duty.

Zinnia elegans
Common zinnia, Youth-and-old-age
Large, usually double compositae variegated or multicoloured flowers with firm spatulate ray florets; borne singly on sturdy stems. A long- blooming garden annual.

Photo Courtesy: Normanack

Manifold Generosity
All in nature is spontaneously generous.

Impatiens balsamina
Garden balsam, Rose balsam
Small to medium-sized all bicoloured single or double flowers except pink and red, with irregular wavy petals and a long thin spur; borne singly in the leaf axils on very thin stalks. A bushy garden annual with succulent stems and serrate leaves.

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Manifold Power of the New Creation (Manifold power of Auroville)
The new creation will be rich in possibilities.

Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Splash'
Chinese hibiscus, Hawaiian hibiscus, Rose- of-China
Medium to large single bright red or orange red flowers with firm thick velvety petals splashed with white as if with irregular brush-strokes; the edges of the petals shaded cream yellow to light gold.

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Manifold Protection
A protection working not only on life as a whole but on each of its details.

Bougainvillea ‘Mary Palmer’
Clusters of showy ovate bracts in groups of three or more that enfold tiny white to greenish white salverform flowers; bright purple pink bracts and white bracts in each cluster. A shrub, vine or small tree, usually armed with spines.

Photo Courtesy: Ava babili

Manifold Receptivity
Nothing resists the Light.

Gladiolus Xhortulanus
Garden gladiolus
Tall elegant compact one-sided spike of small to medium-sized orange flowers with six flared petals that are often ruffled and frilled; a bulbous plant with sword-shaped leaves.

Photo Courtesy: Carl E Lewis

Power of Manifold Expression
The result of suppleness and plasticity.

Antirrhinum majus
Small bilabiate multicoloured flowers with a short flattened corolla tube; the upper lip has two broad recurved lobes, the raised centre of the lower lip closes the "mouth" of the flower, the lower edge is lobed and somewhat ruffled; borne in erect racemes. A colourful annual or perennial.

Picture Coutesy: Ianaré Sévi

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