How To Tips On Growing Plumeria In Pots

blooming potted plumeria

Plumeria is a wonderful genus of 10+ healthy-flowering species that now includes hundreds of cultivars. Throughout the Indian Subcontinent and Orient, these plants have become important to both Buddhists and

How To Grow Plumeria From Seeds

Plumeria flowers

Plumerias have had a lot of attention over the years, becoming the state flower of far-flung countries, achieving religious significance in Buddhist philosophy and the Hindu religion, and becoming the

Adenium Boehmianum Growing and Care

Adenium boehmianum by © Hans Hillewaert - Wikimedia

Humankind has always had a morbid fascination with danger, and this often translates into the garden. A perfect example is Adenium boehmianum, the bushman poison plant. The people in its

How To Grow Plumeria From Cuttings

Cutting of a Plumeria plant

There are eleven species of the small tree or shrub known as Plumeria (ploo-MEER-ee-uh). This plant is a member of the dogbane family of plants and hails from the Caribbean,

How To Control Desert Rose Pests And Diseases

blooming Desert roses do attack pests and diseases

Desert Roses are not immune to diseases or attacks from aphids, mealybugs, plant scale, and other common ailments that affect them. This article looks at controlling these pests and diseases.

How To Repot A Desert Rose – Repotting Adenium Plants

Close up of Desert Rose Flower

How and when should you repot a desert rose? These desert plants do well with coarse, sharp draining soil. Repot during warm weather when plants are in active growth – mid-spring is best. Click on this article to learn more about transplanting Desert Rose Adeniums.

Purple Allamanda Vine: Allamanda Blanchetti Growing and Care

Purple Allamanda blanchetti vine flowers

Purple Allamanda Blanchetti flower buds are a deep brownish shade of burgundy, the large, showy, trumpet-shaped, purplish-rose flowers are up to three inches wide and appear throughout the plant’s long growing season. Click on this article to learn more about Purple Allamanda Blanchetti.

How To Grow And Care For Hoya Pubicalyx

The climbing Hoya pubicalyx vine

Hoya pubicalyx is a climbing trellis-loving Hoya vine from the Philippines. This everyday perennial houseplant is a member of the Apocynaceae family of Hoya plants. Hoya pubicalyx (HOY-a pew-bih-KAL-iks) is

How To Care For And Grow Hoya Kentiana

Foliage of Hoya Kentiana plants

Hoya Kentiana [HOY-a kent-ee-AY-nuh], aka wax plant, is well-loved by gardeners. It has beautiful leaves and a low-maintenance nature. This plant is native to the Philippines and other Southeast Asian

Tips On Desert Rose Watering

Adenium desert rose in flower with water on blooms and leaves

Desert Roses are succulent plants, deciduous shrubs, and a small tree growing 4′ and 6′ feet tall. Botanically known as Adenium, it belongs to the genera Apocynaceae. It’s native to

Desert Rose Fertilizer and Growing Tips

Flowering Desert Rose (Adenium Plant)

Scientifically known as Adenium [a-DEE-nee-um], the desert rose is a succulent plant with fleshy stems and bright-hued flowers.  The flowering plant is a species of the Apocynaceae genus along with Dipladenia, from the dogbane family.  Sun-loving Adenium plants resemble

Growing The Black Desert Rose Adenium

Bloom of the Black Desert Rose

Black Adenium Obesum aka Black Desert Rose is a succulent that grows in the desert region of Africa. It thrives in hot, dry conditions and does not require a greenhouse. Beautiful flowers and makes a great bonsai plant. [CARE INFO]

How To Grow And Care For Hoya Wayetii

Flowering Hoya wayetii up close

Hoya wayetii (HOY-a wy-et-TEE-I) is a fascinating member of the epiphytic Apocynaceae or Dogbane family of plants. There are more than 200 Hoya species. The plants’ genus name, Hoya, honors

Hoya Lacunosa Growing And Care Tips

Bloom of the lacunosa Hoya

A few members of the Apocynaceae family make for beautiful houseplants, but few can match Hoya lakunosa (HOY-a lak-uh-NO-suh). Sometimes referred to as Hoya suaveolens, this Hoya plant was first

Pruning Desert Rose Plants: When | Why | How

pruning desert roses for more flowers

One of the most beautiful succulents to collect is Adenium obesium (a-DEE-nee-um oh-BEE-sum), or desert rose. Sometimes referred to as mock azalea or Adenium obesum, this wonderful plant is extremely

How To Grow And Care For Hoya Macrophylla Variegata

Macrophylla Variegata Hoya foliage

The Hoya Macrophylla variegata is one of the longest-lived and easiest to maintain houseplants. They’re known for their large waxy leaves, low-maintenance, and visual appeal.  The Hoya Macrophylla [HOY-yuh] [mak-roh-FIL-uh]

Hoya Carnosa Variegata Growing and Care

The fleshy variegated leaves of Hoya carnosa (hoya carnosa variegata) on a dark background. Beautiful tropical plant detail.

The Hoya Carnosa (HOY-a)(kar-NO-suh) is a tropical evergreen that comes in multiple variants. One variety is Hoya Carnosa Variegata that is grown as an indoor houseplant in hanging baskets and

How To Get Rid of Aphids on Desert Rose

Control Aphids feeding on Desert Roses

The desert rose, or Adenium obesum, is a popular and striking addition to gardens. It’s hardy, drought-tolerant, and adds a splash of color to any yard with bright green leaves