How do you care for an indoor peperomia plant?

September 9, 2022 0 Comments

Peperomia is a tropical, evergreen semi-shrub. An exquisite member of the Piperaceae family. This perennial is most commonly found in the tropical forests of South America, but also grows in Asia and Africa. It likes to settle on tree trunks, loose peaty soils or rocks. There are over 1,000 species, all with different features and …

Are crotons easy to care for?

September 8, 2022 0 Comments

Codium (lat. Codiaeum) is a plant family of the Molocaceae (Euphorbiaceae). Codiaeum is native to the South-East Asia. In nature it grows up to 3 m tall. The plant name comes from the Greek (kodeia) meaning ‘head’. Indoors the codium can grow to a height of 1 m. The colouring of the leaves is varied: …

Do Sansevieria plants have flowers?

September 7, 2022 0 Comments

Dracaena belongs to the Asparagus family and is a succulent shrub or tree that grows mostly in Africa, but some species grow in South Asia and one even in tropical Central America. However, there is an old Aztec legend that tells the story about a young warrior falling in love with the daughter of a …

Chlorophytum easy to care for?

September 7, 2022 0 Comments

The perennial herbaceous plant Chlorophytum is found in the wild of South Africa and Australia. Scientists are still debating about whether the chlorophytum belongs to the Lily family, the Agave family or the Spurge family. The genus includes approximately 250 different species. The unpretentious character of the chlorophytum is a major advantage over other ampelous …

How do you take care of geraniums in the house?

September 5, 2022 0 Comments

Geraniums, or pelargoniums, are the popular houseplant that are commonly kept in our flats, flowerbeds, patios and gardens. Pelargonium belongs to the geranium family and it grows in the South of Africa in the wild. It was brought to Europe at the end of the fifteenth century. The Pelargonium is a direct relative of two …

How do you care for a kalanchoe plant indoors?

September 1, 2022 0 Comments

Kalanchoe is a genus of succulent plants belonging to the Crassulaceae family. It is found in Australia, Madagascar and tropical South Africa. Kalanchoe is a very easy plant to grow indoors. Ornamental-leaved forms are easy to care for, ornamental-flowering varieties (hybrids of Madagascar K. Blossfeldiana) bloom in winter. The plants have different leaves from each …