Lemon Verbena Care: How To Grow Grow Aloysia Citriodora

The Lemon Verbena plant is a herbaceous perennial member of the Verbenaceae family. The botanical name is Aloysia citriodora (kom-OH-sum sit-ree-oh-DOR-uh). Verbena’s hail from Argentina, Paraguay, and Chile, South America….

Is The Red Hot Poker Plant Poisonous?

New gardeners and old love the red hot poker plant (Kniphofia uvaria, aka torch lily). Hailing from South Africa, the plant is often found in USDA hardiness zones 6 to…

Croton Petra Care: Growing Petra Croton Plants

Croton petra [KROH-tun, pet-RAH] is a broadleaved evergreen perennial from the family Euphorbiaceae. Petra has attractive and interesting leaves. It is one of several croton plant varieties available on the…