For many gardening enthusiasts this name, diphylleia grayi, will not say much, while the most curious and attentive will certainly already know what we are talking about. There diphylleia grayi it's an amazing plant that has petals capable of becoming transparent when they come into contact with rain.
As can also be seen from the photos, i petals become transparent when touched by water and this transformation is truly incredible.
This flower is also known as the skeleton flower or "Skeleton Flower" but is also called the glass flower or rain flower.
Its area of origin is the humid forests of China and Japan but it is a species that is also found in the Appalachian mountains.
The flowers of Diphylleia, when the petals dry, turn incredibly white. The plant is a perennial that blooms in spring.