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Clivia- Growing Clivia miniata and the Clivia Plant

Clivia, (Clivia miniata), or Kaffir lily, has spectacular orange to red blossoms. Clivia miniata is a favorite variety of clivia plants for indoor gardening. Get facts and information on clivia care, propagation, seeds, and growing requirements. Clivia Plant Clivia is a herbaceous evergreen that does not have a bulb, It is a vase-shaped plant with a [...]

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Purple Velvet Plant (Gynura aurantiaca)- Facts and Information

Purple velvet or purple passion (Gynura aurantiaca) is a houseplant with fuzzy purple hairs that cover its foliage. Get facts and information on growing and caring for Gynura varieties. These colorful plants grow very well in hanging baskets. Gynura, specifically Gynura aurantiaca, grows only 6” h x 2’w. It is a herbaceous plant with a trailing [...]

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Ceropegia- Ceropegia woodsii and other Ceropegia Varieties

Ceropegia has many interesting varieties. Ceropegia woodii, also known as, “rosary vine” and “string of hearts” is very popular house plant. Find helpful facts and information on growing and caring for Ceropegia varieties. Ceropegia woodii Rosary plants are one of a hundred species cultivated as house plants. It is a plant belonging to the same family [...]

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Guppy Plant- What is a Goldfish or Guppy Plant?

A guppy plant, Nematanthus spp., (goldfish plant) is a very unique plant. The guppy plant gets its name from its flowers that resemble the shape of a guppy fish. Guppy plants offer striking glossy foliage and unusually-shaped, brightly colored blossoms on vining stems. Find facts and information on growing and caring for guppy plants. They [...]

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Peace Lily- Growing and Caring for Peace Lily Plants

Peace lily, Spathiphyllum wallisii, is a superb foliage plant that tolerates neglect. Growing and caring for peace lilies is one of the easiest things you can do. Get facts and information on how to be successful with your own peace lily plant. The peace lily is a foliage plant, much as the asparagus fern, arrowhead [...]

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Dish Gardens- How to Create the Best DIY Dish Gardens

Dish gardens can be a unique creation and used for many purposes.The best dish garden will be the one that is a DIY project designed with you in mind. Find helpful information and tips on making a creative dish garden you can be proud of and enjoy for a long time. Dish gardening is a [...]

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Dracaena sanderiana, Lucky Bamboo Plants

Dracaena sanderiana, lucky bamboo or ribbon plant, is known for its unique curled and twisted shapes. Lucky bamboo makes an excellent house plant. It can be easily manipulated by wiring the stems and controlling the light source. Lucky bamboo can be grown in water or soil and takes little care except for regular fertilizing. Growing Lucky Bamboo [...]

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Zebra Plant- Aphelandra squarrosa Facts and Information

A zebra plant, Aphelandra squarrosa, is a herbaceous houseplant with tropical veined foliage. Zebra plants have unique blossoms that emerge from the leaves like a glowing flame. Find facts and information on growing and caring for zebra plants. Zebra Plant Facts A zebra plant is grown as a houseplant and will reach up to 3’ [...]

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