How To Grow And Care For Indian Hawthorn (Rhaphiolepis Indica)

Indian hawthorns are beautiful plants that don’t need a lot of attention, and provide you with plenty of color and structure into any garden, reliably flowering year after year. Not sure if the Indian hawthorn is for you? Let’s take a look at everything you should know about this plant. At A Glance: What You Should Know About Indian Hawthorn … Read More

How To Grow and Care for Ixora (Ixora coccinea)

Ixora plants are the perfect addition to any tropical garden planting scheme, producing striking red flowers against bright green leaves. However, they need certain conditions to thrive, as they are used to the balmy areas of Southern parts of India, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh.  But that doesn’t mean you can’t grow them in colder areas, but you will have to … Read More

The Ixora Genus (Jungle Flame; Flame Of The Woods)

There are around 560 different species belonging to the Ixora genus, which comes from the Rubiaceae plant family, or the coffee family. Ixora At A Glance The plants within this genus are shrubs or trees which produce fantastic flowers, as well as eye-catching foliage which features a glossy sheen.  These plants hail from tropical and subtropical parts of the world, … Read More

List Of Flower Names Beginning With I

Iberis Iberis plants are fantastic annuals or perennials that will fill any bare spaces in your garden with colors of white, pink, and purple. They need nearly freely draining soil, which makes them perfect for rockeries, and places which get dry very quickly.  They have a very long bloom season, so you can enjoy them for months! Most varieties prefer … Read More

Indoor Fig (Ficus) Plant: Varieties, How to Grow and Plant Care

Nine times out of ten, if you’ve ever looked around your home and thought “Something is missing,” you can improve any room with a few houseplants. They allow a place for the eye to ‘rest’, making you feel more relaxed, while improving the quality of the air in your home. Some houseplants are grown exclusively for their beautiful foliage, and … Read More

Irises: Flower Types, Plant Varieties, How To Grow and Plant Care

Irises have been widely cultivated and admired for centuries, and this shows no sign of slowing down. Why should it? Irises are perennials which produce unique flowers, which mean different things to different cultures. While you might think of irises being blue with yellow stripes, there are so many other colors that these fascinating plants produce. The Greeks even named … Read More

Iris Flower Meaning and Symbolism

Irises are some of the most unusual and widely admired flowers which are grown across the world for their unique beauty.  Because of their huge following, there are nearly countless varieties, which come in nearly every color combination you can think of. They really require very little care in order to thrive, and they produce some of the most amazing … Read More