What Is The Best Soil For Growing Bougainvillea?

Bougainvillea flower - what is the best soil for growing Bougainvilleas?

Bougainvillea plants are drought-resistant that can do well in most types of soil. The primary consideration is drainage. The soil for Bougainvillea should be well-draining. How To Choose Or Prepare

Is Virginia Creeper Poisonous?

Virginia creeper vine is it poisonous?

The Virginia creeper vine is one of the prettiest plants that belong to the grape family, which makes it quite attractive to have around your household. This drove many people

Tips On Growing Bougainvillea In Florida

Blooming Potted Bougainvillea

Bougainvillea [boo-guhn-vi-lee-uh], a member of the Nyctaginaceae family, bursts with vibrant colors during the warmer months, typically blooming from late February through early May in central Florida south. These gorgeous

How To Get Rid Of Aphids On Mandevilla Vines?

Colony of Aphids with ants farming for honeydew

Mandevilla Vines are popular patio and outdoor plants with their colorful flowers. Mandevilla is a native tropical plant and does well in warm environments. If you grow Mandevilla vines indoors,

How To Kill Trumpet Vine

Orange-red Campsis trumpet vine flowers in the garden

Campsis radicans is the Trumpet Vine.  It is a vigorous grower in many parts of the United States. This woody vine is quite lovely and the flowers are very attractive

Is The Allamanda Plant Poisonous?

Yellow flowers of the Allamanda bush

So you are wondering if the Allamanda plant poisonous? The Allamanda flower is also known as Yellow Allamanda, Yellow Bell or Golden Trumpet. The plant is also available in a

How To Kill Wisteria Vines

Attractive Wisteria vine in bloom

Wisteria is one of the most beloved ornamental plants as high climbing vines and cascading flower clusters. The downside is that wisteria vines can be difficult to get rid of,

Crossvine Care: How To Grow Bignonia Capreolata Vines

Flowering Bignonia capreolata Crossvine

Bignonia capreolata [big-NO-nee-uh kap-ree-oh-LAH-tuh] the Crossvine, is a fast-growing climber native to the United States. It thrives in the tropical regions of central and southern America.  The Crossvine, is named

Vines And Windows Boxes: Rules In Use

vines overgrowing at front door

Two landscape design items needing proper placement in any public landscape area are vines and window boxes. Both should be used with restraint, but when used correctly, they are effective

Why Are My Mandevilla Leaves Turning Yellow?

Pink blooms of the Mandevilla

Abnormal yellowing of leaves (chlorosis) is a problem common to all sorts of plants, including the Mandevilla plant. When leaves turn yellow it is because they are lacking in pigment

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

What Is The Best Bougainvillea Fertilizer?

Bougainvillea blooming use the righ bougainvillea fertilizer

The beautiful Bougainvillea plant is a genus of tropical plants, thorny, shrub-like perennial vines of the Nyctaginaceae family. Beautiful in a hanging basket and some growers have formed them as

How To Grow and Care For Bougainvillea

bougainvillea flower up close

Question: I need some help with Bougainvillea care and watering. At the moment the plants are blooming but we will be going out of town, and my “potted bougainvillea” seems to love

13 Best Pergola Plants

Flowering pergola plants

What are the best plants for your pergola? First, let’s quickly look at what a pergola is! A pergola is an open structure design with pillars that support flat cross beams

Learn How To Grow Star Jasmine Vine

Flowering star jasmine vine

Trachelospermum jasminoides (tray-key-low-SPER-mum, jaz-min-OY-deez) is considered a liana plant.  This is the term applied to plants which scramble vertically up other plants or intentional supports to attain more sunlight.  This

Trumpet Vine: How To Care For Campsis Radicans

Trumpet vine flower

The Trumpet Vine, hummingbird vine or Trumpet Creeper vine is the common name for Campsis radicans pronounced (kamp’-sis), which belongs to the family Bignoniaceae. These bushy ornamental deciduous shrubs or

Dipladenia Plant Care: How to Grow The Other Red Mandevilla

Red star shaped Dipladenia (Mandevilla) flower

Dipladenia (dy-pla-DEE-nee-uh) the rocktrumpet or Brazilian jasmine is an older classification for plants now commonly falling under the genus Mandevilla. The difference between Dipladenia and Mandevilla vine is in their growth habit. The

How To Care For Ipomoea Leptophylla

blooming bush morning glory (Ipomoea leptophylla)

The bush morning glory, scientifically known as Ipomoea Ieptophylla [ip-oh-MEE-a, lep-toh-FIL-uh], is a flowering plant species in the Convolvulaceae family often found along roadsides. The flowering shrub is native to

Tips On Clematis Vitalba (Old Man’s Beard)

Flowers of Clematis vitalba

Clematis vitalba [KLEM-uh-tiss, vy-TAL-buh] is a climbing vine from the family Ranunculaceae (buttercup), featuring branched and grooved stems, bright green leaves, and fragrant flowers with feathery and fluffy sepals underneath. 

Silver Lace Vine Care: Tips On Growing The Polygonum Aubertii

Blooming Silver Lace Vine (Polygonum Aubertii)

Polygonum Aubertii [pol-ee-GO-num, oh-BER-ee-eye], alternatively known as Fallopia aubertii, Fallopia baldschuanica, and Polygonum baldschuanicum, is a fast-growing vine species of the family Polygonaceae, commonly known as the knotweed family. The flowering perennial vine species is

How To Care For Clematis Paniculata Plants

Blooming Clematis paniculata aka (Sweet Autumn Clematis)

Clematis paniculata [klem-AT-iss, pan-ick-yoo-LAH-tuh] is commonly known as Sweet Autumn Clematis. It also has several different Latin names, such as: Clematis maximowicziana Clematis dioscoreifolia Clematis terniflora This perennial vining plant

Learn Clematis Virginiana Care Tips

White blooms of Clematis virginiana

The Clematis Virginiana [KLEM-uh-tiss, Vir-jin-ee-AN-uh] is a woody vine from the Buttercup family Ranunculaceae along with: Winter Aconite (Eranthis) Marsh Marigold (Caltha Palustris) Persian Buttercup (Ranunculus asiaticus) It is native

Tips For Successful Mandevilla Winter Care

Mandevilla flower have you tried overwintering your rocktrumpet

You love the display of flowers your ‘rock trumpet’ aka Mandevilla plant produces in the spring and summer. But, what is the deal on caring for Mandevilla in winter? How

Is Mandevilla Plant Poisonous or Toxic?

Attractive mandevilla plant flowers

One of the popular members of the dogbane family, Apocynaceae, is the Mandevilla plant (Mandevilla spp.), tropical perennials with exotic and colorful flowers.  With over 100 species, this gorgeous climbing vine