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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

How to Grow and Care for Canna Lilies

Canna lilies are grown all over the world for their striking flowers in bright colors, contrasting well against their large, banana-like leaves. They work with any planting scheme you can imagine, whether that’s a tropical look, a more formal-looking garden, or anything else you might have in mind. Here’s how to get the best out of canna lilies. At A … Read More

How To Grow The Lucky Bean Plant (Castanospermum Australe)

Native to the eastern coastline of Australia, Papua New Guinea, and the Pacific Islands, the lucky bean plant makes a fabulous houseplant, as long as you have a lot of room. They’re not particularly demanding when it comes to light, and it helps that these beautiful plants grow from a distinct bean that sits on the surface of the soil, … Read More

Top 6 Australian Native Flowers You Should Know

There are amazing wonders in Australia, not just in terms of culture, the people, the rich history, and the views, but also in the world of plants. Depending on your climate, you may even be able to grow some of these in your own slice of paradise, or, as houseplants (depending on plant rarity, protected species, and avoiding any that … Read More

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