The Queen Elizabeth Rose

Some of the most striking roses available are created in honor or named after famous people, and among them is the Queen Elizabeth rose.  Here’s what you need to know. The History Behind The Queen Elizabeth Rose The year after Elizabeth II was crowned queen of Britain, the rose breeder Lammerts named their new cultivar after her, in 1953. The … Read More

Flower Names Beginning With Q

Quaker’s Ladies Known also as Houstonia caerulea, the Quaker ladies plant unfurls with blue flowers in the last few weeks of spring. Each bloom features a central yellow eye, and this plant is particularly suited to tricky conditions such as rocky beds, sandy soil, and exposed areas. They will grow well in partial shade or full sunlight, in a freely … Read More

Queen of the Night Flower (Epiphyllum oxypetalum): How To Grow and Plant Care

The Epiphyllum oxypetalum, or the Queen of the Night, is a spell-blinding flower which is unforgettable. Some people also call it the Dutchman’s pipe cactus. It’s one of the most popular cacti plants in the world, thanks to its night-flowering nature. It can be a little tricky to encourage this cactus to bloom.  More often than not, this plant’s flowers … Read More