The Kalanchoe Genus

Belonging to the Crassulaceae plant family, the kalanchoe genus is made up of about 125 different species, all of which flower. These beautiful perennials come from Madagascar and tropical parts of Africa, and are grown and sold all over the world, not just for their ornamental value in gardens, but also in our homes.  Kalanchoe At A Glance Kalanchoes are … Read More

Kalmia (Spoonwood)

The Kalmia Genus (Spoonwood)

Kalmia is a small genus, containing about 10 different species of evergreen flowering shrubs, and all belong to the Erica or heath plant family, Ericaceae.  These plants all hail from North America and Cuba, and produce fantastic clusters of showy flowers, adding a wealth of interest into any garden. Kalmia At A Glance Kalmia plants are grown in many gardens … Read More

List Of Flower Names Beginning With K

Kaffir Lily Clivia miniata, or the Kaffir lily, is an eye-catching bulbous plant with large leaves and white flowers that bloom in early summer. The name comes from its origin as an exotic houseplant brought to Europe by Dutch settlers in the 17th century.  The leaves stack on top of each other, and at the top of the plant, it … Read More

How To Grow and Care for Katuk (Sauropus androgynus)

If you live somewhere that gets warm weather and enjoy growing edible plants, katuk might be the next thing you should try. As long as you grow it somewhere warm, keeping it thriving is a simple task. It also helps that this plant has an interesting appearance which changes depending on the season, producing both flowers and fruit. Katuk is … Read More