How To Grow and Care For Cistus Purpureus

Flowering Cistus purpureus

Cistus purpureus [SIS-tus, pur-PUR-ee-us] are perennial evergreen shrubs hailing from the Mediterranean, Lebanon, Portugal, and southern Europe.  These plants belong to the family Cistaceae.  You may also hear them referred

Is The Wandering Jew Plant Poisonous or Toxic?

wandering jew plant growing as a groundcover

You may have heard Wandering Jew (Tradescantia zebrina) is edible, but this is entirely incorrect.  This misunderstanding comes from the fact the plant shares the common name, Spiderwort, with a