Solidago squarrosa may be the most distinctive species of the goldenrods. As a perennial herb, it can reach a height of 190 cm (6 ft). It has a branching underground caudex. Egg-shaped leaves up to 20 cm (8 inches) long near the plant’s base and shorter further up the stem. A slender, elongated array of…
Over 500 species of succulent flowering plants belong to the genus Aloe. Houses, apartments, businesses, and other interior locations frequently have aloe plants. The most well-known type of aloe, or “genuine aloe,” is aloe vera. This is due to the fact that it is grown as the primary source for a variety of pharmacological uses….
Ohio Goldenrod (Solidago ohioensis) has a compact form that belies its large, exuberant floral display late in the season. It has flat-topped clusters of vivid yellow flowers, while lance-like leaves form a basal rosette. Seeds are produced with fluff, which is dispersed through the wind. Native Americans and early settlers used this plant to make…
Snake Plants are available in various shapes, colors, and sizes, so you are sure to find one that’s right for you. The following are a few Sansevieria varieties every Snake Plant lover should know about. You might want more information on the adaptability of sansevieria houseplant. Sansevieria trifasciata There are many cultivars of Sansevieria trifasciata,…
Corydalis sempervirens is an attractive biennial native to rocky, shallow-soil sites and cooler climates. It is easy to start from seed and has light to dark pink tubular flowers with yellow tips and greenish-blue leaves. Being a biennial, it will have basal rosettes at ground level the first year and flowering plants the second year….
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.
The snake plant or Sansevieria pronounced (san-se-vi-ee’-ri-ah) – A genus of perennial herbs with stiff, very thick leaves, often mottled with white, and clustered flowers on slender stalks A member of the Asparagaceae Family, popularly goes by other common names. The very “politically correct” Mother-in-Law’s tongue, snake tongue and Bowstring-hemp. The snake plant makes and excellent potted plant indoors as a houseplant or outdoors. Sansevieria is undoubtedly one of the most easily recognized plants in the world.
We are big fans of African violets and know many of you are, too! These houseplants add color to any space in winter and their cheerful flowers make us smile.
Graptopetalum is a genus of eighteen species, and it falls under the family Crassulaceae. All species under the genus have the common names Ghost Plants and Leather Petal. These common names are due to the most common physical characteristics that traverse species in the genus; the pale color and the rosette structure of leaves, respectively….
Dramatic, bizarre garden succulents lend themselves perfectly to the enhancing of contemporary architecture. Once banished to the rock garden, these plants are becoming more and more popular in and around modern homes.
Succulent plants are by far my favorite living creature. More so than any animal or other green thing, I really enjoy care for succulent plants. Maybe it’s because of my attraction to all things ‘southwestern,’ that I love these desert plants. Their thick and juicy stems and leaves set them apart from other types of…
Succulent arrangements are long lasting creations that can be enjoyed indoors or out. This DIY video from Garden Answer will show you just how easy it is to create your own succulent arrangement
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