Furcraea foetida (fer-KREE-uh FET-uh-duh) is an evergreen flowering plant from the family Agavaceae now the Asparagaceae family. It hails from northern South America and the Caribbean. However, Furcraea is cultivated
The Foxglove Plant (Digitalis purpurea), one remarkable, distinctive flower reminiscent of our earlier childhood years. Seeing the foxglove brings us back to memories of summers long past spent in cottage gardens.
The magnificent New Zealand Christmas Tree Metrosideros excelsa [met-roh-SID-er-oss ek-SEL-sa] is a popular plant in its native New Zealand. The attractive plant stands out when it blooms during Christmas time,
Cyperus alternifolius [sy-PEER-us, al-tern-ee-FOH-lee-us] is one of the most popular houseplants from the sedge family Cyperaceae. The plant is native to Madagascar, the Arabian Peninsula, and many East African states
The teddy bear vine – Cyanotis Kewensis [Sy-an-NOH-tiss Kew-EN-sis] synonym Cyanotis beddomei is a distinctive houseplant native to South Africa. It has trailing or spreading stems covered with unique fuzzy,
Ruellia brittoniana (Ru-EL-lee-a brit-toe-nee-A-na), more commonly known as Mexican Petunia belongs to Acanthaceae family and Ruellia genus. As the name suggests, this plant is a native to Mexico. However, it
The funny little jatropha podagrica [JAT-roh-fuh pod-AG-ree-kuh] is a great conversation starter and addition to any planter. It’s native to the tropical Americas and commonly cultivated as an ornamental plant.