Poinsettia Plants: Major Varieties, Caring Tips, And Facts

Poinsettia Plants: Major Varieties, Caring Tips, And Facts

The Poinsettia plant is a well-known plant species native to Mexico and Central America and belongs to the Euphorbia family. The plant is very famous due to its colorful green and red foliage, making it a perfect decorative plant for Christmas. Euphorbia pulcherrima is the poinsettia common name or the botanical name. After getting matured the plant attains a height of 3-10 ft and grows around 3–7 ft. wide. The plant however native to Mexico is sold majorly in the UK and Canada during the Christmas season. Although the basic red coloured Poinsettia plant is the best selling plant of…
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Fittonia Plant or Nerve Plant: Care, Propagation, & Benefits

Fittonia Plant or Nerve Plant: Care, Propagation, & Benefits

The Fittonia Plant or Nerve Plant is a tropical plant that belongs to the Acanthaceae family. The plant is native to the tropical rainforest of South America and mainly found in the Peru region. The most common Fittonia plant bears dark green leaves with striking silver-colored veins. Other varieties come with different stripe colors like red, pink, white, and green. The nerve plant indeed flowers after some time but the flower's color is dependent on the variety of the plant. However, mostly reddish, and yellowish-white colors can be seen in flowers. A mature plant can grow up to 3-6 inches…
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String of Dolphins: Low maintenance Hanging Succulent Plant

String of Dolphins: Low maintenance Hanging Succulent Plant

Another beautiful plant from the Asteraceae family, the string of dolphins is a beautiful succulent plant that can be grown indoors in hanging baskets or vertical gardens. Senecio peregrinus is the botanical name of this plant species and it is a hybrid of  Senecio Rowleyanus (string of pearls) and Senecio Articulatus (hot cactus dog). The curly leaves of this adorable plant resemble the shape of a pod of jumping dolphins. These plants are majorly grown due to its interesting foliage rather than its beautiful flowers. A mature String of Dolphins plant can attain a height of 6 inches (15 cm).…
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All the Major Varieties & Benefits of Haworthia Succulent Plant

All the Major Varieties & Benefits of Haworthia Succulent Plant

Haworthia plant is a small succulent plant belonging to the Asphodelaceae family. The beautiful Haworthia plant is native to South Africa and is also known as the “Zebra cactus” plant. These plants are generally potted indoors due to their beautiful green leaves with zebra-like stripes over those leaves. The plant resembles Aloes, and Gasteria plants but actually they have a distinctive look due to their distinguished flowers. Hawthoria plants are house plants that grow around 6 inches tall but some species grow around 20 inches tall. The plant has stemless leaves and those leaves form a rosette shape that grows…
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Calathea Plant: All Major Types and Benefits

Calathea Plant: All Major Types and Benefits

Calathea plant is one of the best plants that can thrive in the indoor conditions and at the same time adds more greenery to your indoor space. The plant belongs to the Marantaceae family and there are 300 species of this plant available in the world. The plant belongs to the tropical regions of South America and it is a very beautiful pot plant. The calathea plant has variegated foliage along with beautiful flowers that bloom in summer with yellow, purple, and white colors. Calathea plant is also known as a prayer plant commercially in many parts of the world.…
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Staghorn Fern: Know How to Care & Grow this Expensive Plant

Staghorn Fern: Know How to Care & Grow this Expensive Plant

Staghorn Fern is native to Asia and Australia and they are one of the most beautiful tropical houseplants. The staghorn fern belongs to the Polypodiaceae family that has 18 species in total but the staghorn fern is the most popular species. The botanical name of this plant is “Platycerium'' and the other most common name for this species is “Elkhorn fern” Staghorn fern is epiphytic and their leaves have two distinct types of leaves. The first type of leaves are small and flat that takes up most of the nutrients and water. The second type of leaves are green and…
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Lipstick Plant: Complete Guide about Care & Propagation

Lipstick Plant: Complete Guide about Care & Propagation

Lipstick plant scientific name is “Aeschynanthus” and it is a beautiful indoor plant that can brighten your room, kitchen or bathroom with its beautiful blossom. The plant gets the name of lipstick plant as its flower buds come out of a dark maroon coloured tube, portraying a lipstick tube shape. The flowers usually grow in clusters with its glossy waxy, green leaves. Lipstick vine and Basket vine are some other names commonly used for the lipstick plant. The lipstick plant is non-toxic and is native to southeast Asia. The plant can be seen growing in the tree branches and on…
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Hoya Compacta: Know how to Grow and Care for this Hindu Rope Plant

Hoya Compacta: Know how to Grow and Care for this Hindu Rope Plant

Hoya Compacta is native to South Asia and Australia and it is commonly known as "Hindu Rope Plant". Some other names for beautiful hanging plants include, Porcelain Flower, Krinkle Kurl, or Wax plant, and each name represents its unique feature. The Hoya plant has more than 300 species but the Hoya Compacta is considered as the most popular species among all. This beautiful plant is known for its draping vines, curly leaves, and thick ropes along with waxy foliage and striking blooms. Hoya Compacta The plant is easy-to-care but it takes time to grow. With almost negligible amount of attention,…
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Lipstick Plant Varieties: A-Z Guide Everything You Need To Know

Lipstick Plant Varieties: A-Z Guide Everything You Need To Know

Lipstick plants are native to Southeast Asia. You can find them growing through the cracks of branches from the trees. They have heavy foliage which is why they are the perfect plants to grow in containers or hanging baskets. If given enough humidity, warmth and sunlight, these lipstick plant varieties will continue to bloom throughout the year. Usually, they mostly flower during the fall and summer seasons. Though the name might make it sound like it has a pleasant aroma, it actually does not! Fascinating Varieties of the Lipstick Plant: 1. Black Pagoda Lipstick Plant The Black Pagoda Lipstick plant…
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Adenium Plant – Everything You Need to Know About this Tiny Plant

Adenium Plant – Everything You Need to Know About this Tiny Plant

The adenium plant is a flowering one that is native to the Arabian Peninsula and Africa. These plants adapt well to hot climatic temperatures similar to desert conditions. They love the direct sun temperature and also tend to bloom well in them. All the adenium plant needs are well-draining and warm soil along with hot temperatures. The plant is mostly floriferous throughout the warm conditions. The flowers are attractive enough to bees and hummingbirds which carry on with the pollination process. When the temperatures begin to get cold, it is recommended that you get your adenium plants indoors. Make sure…
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