Many are now familiar with the striking designer-like fronds of the ZZ plant. Did you know that at least three types of black zz plant exist? These make for fabulous additions to black-themed gardens and home interiors. Read also: Black is back ZZ plant care More ZZ plant varieties The black ZZ plant Houseplant-wise, the […]
The ZZ plant is famous the world over: beautifully stunning and nearly impossible to kill, it is perfect for modern homes and gardens. But which of the types of ZZ plant is best for you? Let’s take a look at the main Zamioculcas varieties:
Emerald palm looks like a palm, but it’s actually so much more! The botanical name is Zamioculcas zamiifolia. Its lush, green growth and incredible resistance make it a favorite household plant. Emerald palm facts Name – Zamioculcas zamiifolia Family – Araceae Type – succulent houseplant Height – 1 ½ to 3 ft (0.5 to 1 m) indoors Exposure – well-lit, […]
Stephanotis floribunda is a fabulous fragrant flower vine. It’s often wreathed around hoops for indoor growing, and does an excellent job decorating walls and arbors outside wherever it doesn’t get too cold.
It seems like magic when a Dragon plant cutting sets out its first roots. The Dracaena marginata’s roots are full of surprises! Surviving dry spells, propagation… and that houseplant nightmare, root rot! Here, you’ll discover: what dracaena roots look like why the dragon plant gets root rot dealing with root-bound dracena marginata and how roots […]
Key Mammillaria facts: Botanical name – Mammillaria spp. Common name – Mammillaria, pillow cactus, cushion cactus, and more depending on the species Family – Cactaceae Type – Cactus Height – 16 inches (40 cm) Use – pot Exposure – light, but without direct light Soil – sandy, gravely, well-drained, dry Planting – spring Flowering – […]
As they breathe and grow, these plants purify pollutants out from the air… and they’re beautiful, too! Discover Ficus ginseng, Tillandsia and Anthurium, three plants that have what it takes to make your day!
Poinsettia gets all the votes at Christmas for its red bracts and ruby foliage match the colors of the party: red and green. But once the season is over, how can you get it to bloom again? Is it doomed?