Rangoon Creeper Care: Growing Quisqualis Indica

Blooms of the Rangoon Creeper (Quisqualis Indica)

Quisqualis indica linn [kwis-KWAL-iss, IN-dih-kuh] is the Latin name of a ligneous vine Combretum indicum, which comes from the Combretaceae family.  The botanical name means “what is it”, which is surely interesting. Besides Drunken Sailor, the

Winter Honeysuckle Care Tips

Flowering lonicera fragrantissima (winter honeysuckle)

Lonicera fragrantissima [luh-NIS-er-a, fray-gran-TISS-ih-muh] is a hardy shrub and often grown as a hedge due to its stiff branches.  It’s part of the Caprifoliaceae (honeysuckle) family and commonly called: Winter