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 orchid symbolizes many different things, and its meaning depends on both the species and the color of its flowers. First of all, in Ancient Greece, the orchid was a symbol of fertility and virility.
Emerald palm looks like a palm, but it’s not! Always a great houseplant, of course. Emerald palm facts Name – Zamioculcas zamiifolia Family – Araceae Type – succulent houseplant Height – 1 ½-3 ft / 0.5-1 m indoors Exposure – well-lit, indirect Soil: draining – Foliage: evergreen – Propagation: clump division, cuttings […]
With its amazing colorful bloom girdled with a crown of deep green leaves, Bromelia does every thing it can to catch your eye. This exotic beauty comes in many shapes and varieties, and is often the most original indoor plant of our homes.
Opuntia vulgaris is a paddle cactus with flat, round leaf-stems. Opuntia vulgaris facts Latin name: Opuntia vulgaris Mill. Common name: Paddle cactus, Mickey Mouse Family: Cactaceae Type: Succulent plant Height: 18 feet (6 m) Indoor use: pot Exposure: full sun Soil: limestone, sand, well-drained Planting : year-round in containers – Flowering : June to July Opuntia Vulgaris is a succulent […]
Making a kokedama is one thing. Taking care of it is another. But don’t worry! Unlike bonsai, kokedama doesn’t demand constant attention. Stick to some simple rules and you can enjoy your flowery “moss ball” for much longer. Watering your kokedama: the key to perfect care When to water? To figure out the right watering […]