Adenium Boehmianum Growing and Care

Adenium boehmianum by © Hans Hillewaert - Wikimedia

Humankind has always had a morbid fascination with danger, and this often translates into the garden. A perfect example is Adenium boehmianum, the bushman poison plant. The people in its

How To Control Desert Rose Pests And Diseases

blooming Desert roses do attack pests and diseases

Desert Roses are not immune to diseases or attacks from aphids, mealybugs, plant scale, and other common ailments that affect them. This article looks at controlling these pests and diseases.

How To Repot A Desert Rose – Repotting Adenium Plants

Close up of Desert Rose Flower

How and when should you repot a desert rose? These desert plants do well with coarse, sharp draining soil. Repot during warm weather when plants are in active growth – mid-spring is best. Click on this article to learn more about transplanting Desert Rose Adeniums.

Tips On Desert Rose Watering

Adenium desert rose in flower with water on blooms and leaves

Desert Roses are succulent plants, deciduous shrubs, and a small tree growing 4′ and 6′ feet tall. Botanically known as Adenium, it belongs to the genera Apocynaceae. It’s native to

Desert Rose Fertilizer and Growing Tips

Flowering Desert Rose (Adenium Plant)

Scientifically known as Adenium [a-DEE-nee-um], the desert rose is a succulent plant with fleshy stems and bright-hued flowers.  The flowering plant is a species of the Apocynaceae genus along with Dipladenia, from the dogbane family.  Sun-loving Adenium plants resemble

Growing The Black Desert Rose Adenium

Bloom of the Black Desert Rose

Black Adenium Obesum aka Black Desert Rose is a succulent that grows in the desert region of Africa. It thrives in hot, dry conditions and does not require a greenhouse. Beautiful flowers and makes a great bonsai plant. [CARE INFO]

Pruning Desert Rose Plants: When | Why | How

pruning desert roses for more flowers

One of the most beautiful succulents to collect is Adenium obesium (a-DEE-nee-um oh-BEE-sum), or desert rose. Sometimes referred to as mock azalea or Adenium obesum, this wonderful plant is extremely

How To Get Rid of Aphids on Desert Rose

Control Aphids feeding on Desert Roses

The desert rose, or Adenium obesum, is a popular and striking addition to gardens. It’s hardy, drought-tolerant, and adds a splash of color to any yard with bright green leaves

What Is The Best Desert Rose Soil?

Colorful flowering Desert Rose growing in a good potting soil

So you want to know – What is the best Soil for growing Desert Rose plants? The short answer is a well drained soil. Since the Desert Rose (Adenium obesum)

Learn How To Grow Desert Rose Seeds

Gorgeous flowers of the desert rose adenium

Is it difficult to grow Adenium or Desert Roses from seeds? The answer – NO! They are also fun to discover new flower colors and forms only found in true