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Growing And Caring For The Pocketbook Plant (Calceolaria)

The pocketbook flower, also known as Calceolaria, is an unusual flower with lantern-like blooms, available in shades of red, yellow, and orange, and it’s certain to brighten up any area. These half-hardy perennials are perfect for summer outdoors, or for a beautiful houseplant. Many people grow this as a bedding plant to provide plenty of color, and fill in the … Read More

Urn Plant (Aechmea Fasciata): How To Grow And Plant Care

Tropical plants have a special place in our homes, not only because they are relatively easy to care for indoors, but also because of the effect they have in any room, softening any design scheme as well as adding flair and color.  One houseplant you may or may not be familiar with is the urn plant, also known as Aechmea, … Read More

How To Grow and Care for The Bottlebrush Plant (Melaleuca/Callistemon spp.)

Bottlebrush plants are stunning, hailing from the myrtle plant family, and are native to Australia, but are grown across the world for their beauty. As you might imagine from the common name, these shrubs and trees produce very unusual flowers that look like brushes. Not sure if the bottlebrush is right for your garden? Here’s everything you should know. At … Read More

Spineless Prickly Pear Cactus (Opuntia): How To Grow And Plant Care

We know most cacti for their spines, which protect the plants from being eaten by animals in arid environments, while also helping to retain moisture. But they can do harm in a badly-thought-out position in our gardens and homes, especially if you have pets or children. This is where the spineless cacti shine, those that we’ve managed to cultivate to … Read More

Lupine Flower (Lupinus): Types, How To Grow, And Plant Care

Lupines are beautiful plants that introduce plenty of color and life into any garden. They are easy to grow, and don’t need a lot of care, making them a popular choice in many spaces. There are about 200 different species to choose from, the majority of which come from North and South America, but you can also find some species … Read More

Passion Flowers: Types, How To Grow And Plant Care

Also known as Passiflora, passion flower vines are among the most beautiful climbing plants you can grow, with their instantly recognizable flowers, with a long flowering season. They will quickly cover any vertical surface, providing a great screen for any bare fence, wall, or trellis. Not sure if the passion flower vine is for you? Here’s everything you need to … Read More

How To Identify, Grow, And Care For The Honeysuckle Vine

If you’re looking for unusual flowers that provide gorgeous color and fragrance and attract many pollinators, you cannot go wrong with honeysuckle. It gives a romantic look to any planting scheme, and softens any landscape. Honeysuckles are usually vines, but you can get shrub types too, which make the perfect hedge.  Not sure if honeysuckle would be right for your … Read More

Growing And Caring For The Voodoo Lily (Amorphophallus Konjac)

There are so many interesting houseplants to choose from, it can be difficult to know which ones to go for, especially since there tends to be less room in our homes than in the garden. So sometimes you have to be a little choosy, or get a little creative in terms of where you can grow your houseplants. One plant … Read More

How To Grow And Care For The Mexican Flame Vine (Senecio Confusus)

Known for its fiery orange or red flowers, and arrow-shaped leaves, this plant will make you do a double take.  You might assume from this plant’s fabulous flowers that this plant is hard to grow, but the Mexican flame vine is actually pretty easy to care for. Not sure if the Mexican flame vine is for you? Let’s take a … Read More

Amaranth Flower Meaning and Symbolism

Amaranth flowers are largely used as ornamental plants in gardens, thanks to their gorgeous pendant flowers in bright colors. But did you know that these flowers also have a lot of symbolism, too? Amaranth flowers signify immortality, but there are other meanings worth exploring, too. Let’s take a look. At A Glance: What You Should Know About Amaranth Amaranth is … Read More

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