Learn Philadelphus Lewisii Care [Mock Orange]

Blooms of the mock orange (Philadelphus lewisii)

Philadelphus Lewisii [Fil-uh-DEL-fuss, Lew-ISS-ee-eye] is a deciduous shrub from the family Hydrangeaceae (Hydrangea).  This plant is native to North America, east to Montana and Idaho, north to southern British Columbia, and northwest California. The Philadelphus Lewisii var Gordonianus is widespread, yet … [Read more]

Learn How To Plant Azalea Bushes

blooming Azaleas we share how to Plant Azaleas

Azaleas are small, shade tolerant flowering shrubs belonging to the Rhododendron genus.  Their long-lasting blooms appear in the springtime and provide welcome color in shady … [Read more]

The Croton Plant: Is It Poisonous or Toxic?

The colorful Croton plant with many leaf colors and shapes

Codiaeum variegatum [koh-dih-EE-um, var-ee-GAY-tum] or Croton plants are evergreen perennials belonging to Euphorbiaceae family of plants. Other popular Euphorbia plants include: Crown of Thorns flower African Milk … [Read more]

How to Grow and Care for Midnight Marvel Hibiscus

beautiful blooms of Midnight Marvel Hibiscus

Midnight Marvel Hibiscus [Hi-BIS-kus] are herbaceous perennial plants with dark foliage color and purple tones belongs to the family Malvaceae commonly called hibiscus plants. Initially … [Read more]