Gerbera Daisies Bring Colour and Cheer
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Gerbera Daisies Bring Colour and Cheer

The bright and magnificent Gerbera Daisy brings cheer as both annual and perennial. They are popular plants because they are attractive and come in a wide variety of colors, including white, yellow, orange, red and salmon. Happily, Gerbera Daisy care is generally considered easy, though there are a few important points. Although Gerbera Daisy requires…

How To Grow And Care For Bromeliads Plants
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How To Grow And Care For Bromeliads Plants

You may be surprised to know that pineapples are a type of terrestrial bromeliad, and they have a quite complex root system. They grow in a manner that is very similar to other types of plants, in that the roots gather water and nutrients to nourish the growing plant. Epiphytic bromeliads, on the other hand gather nutrients and moisture from the air. Tillandsia usneoides, or “air plant” is one example of this type of bromeliad, and Spanish moss is another.

Rhodora

Rhodora

Rhodora is a thin, erect-branched shrub that seldom grows taller than 3-4 feet. This little northern shrub produces spectacular blooms that appear before or together with the leaves. Rhodora flowers are well adapted to pollination by female bumblebees. These insects, which are active early in spring, are the only pollinators around when this plant flowers.