I have only ever seen this plant in the tropics or in conservatories and have no idea what it is called or what type of plant it is. I do love the way it filters the sunlight. I can see having a wall of these plants in an outdoor living space providing a natural sun screen around a pool or grotto.
Maybe it was because the White Sox were loosing or the hotdogs. Maybe it was because of the warm humid afternoon or the promise of Independence Day fireworks later tonight. In any case, by the middle of the seventh he had lost the battle. See more images and buy prints and apparel at my commercial website.