How To Grow And Care For A Monstera Deliciosa Plant

gren split leaf of the monstera plant

Monstera deliciosa (mon-STER-ah de-lis-ee-OH-sah) is a popular houseplant well-known for its large, glossy, heart-shaped leaves with a split characteristic. This easy-to-grow climbing evergreen is native to the rainforests of Central

How To Grow and Care For Philodendron Birkin

Variegated Philodendron Birkin

Sometimes a fluke of nature results in something truly amazing. Such was the case with the Philodendron ‘Rojo Congo’ (fil-oh-DEN-dron ROH-jo KON-go), a popular cultivar first created in 1996. One

How To Grow and Care For Philodendron Brasil

Variegated Philodendron Brasil

Many perennial genera in the Araceae family have become popular houseplants, but few have had the success of the many types of philodendrons. Native to the rainforests of South America,

How To Care For Anthurium Plants Indoors

blooming Anthurium andraeanum

Hailing from the rainforests of South and Central America, with a range stretching from Mexico to Argentina and the Caribbean, comes the biggest genus in the entire Araceae family: the

Regal Shield Alocasia Growing And Care

Alocasia regal shield growing in the landscape (Kennedy Space Center)

You may have heard of the genus of perennial evergreens called Alocasia (a-loh-KAY-see-uh) or elephant ears. These members of the Araceae family are constantly expanding, with more than 80+ known

Copper Leaf Alocasia Cuprea Growing And Care Tips

Potted Alocasia cuprea

Alocasia plants are some of the most popular competitors with pothos when it comes to houseplants. Their large, heart-shaped leaves have earned the entire genus the nickname “elephant ears plant.”

20+ Popular Alocasia Varieties To Grow and Collect

Alocasia varieties - Cuprea, Amazonica, Baginda - Silver Dragon

Alocasia (al-lo-KAY-zee-uh), commonly called Elephant Ears, is a popular ornamental plant for home and garden settings. All-in-all, nearly 80 Alocasia species are hailing from: There are also a great many

Monstera Standleyana Plant: Growing and Care Guide

Vining Monstera standleyana

A lot of plants go through an identity crisis due to flaws in botanical naming conventions. However, the close resemblance of Monstera standleyana (mon-STER-uh stand-lee-AY-na) to philodendrons has led to

How To Propagate Monstera Plants

Leaves of a Monstera plant

Monsteras are among the most beautiful choices for an indoor plant if you don’t mind them rarely flowering. The many species, cultivars, and hybrids of Monstera provide an array of

Anthurium Clarinervium Growing and Care

Beautiful leaves of Anthurium Clarinervium

Anthurium clarinervium was first documented in 1952 in southeastern Mexico by botanist Eizi Matuda. The specific epithet, clarinervium, means veined or nerved and references the deep, contrasting vein patterns on

Repotting Anthurium Plants – When and How

Anthurium repotting tips

Anthuriums are tropical plants and a massive genus of perennials hailing from the Araceae family, estimated to have over 1,000 individual species. Anthuriums are gorgeous plants that make beautiful accents

Popular Anthurium Varieties To Grow And Collect

Blooming Anthurium andraeanum

Anthurium (an-THUR-ee-um) is a tropical, perennial, evergreen shrub that can grow to be about 3″ feet high. Homeowners love these houseplants because of their bright, interesting, beautiful flower spathes and

How To Grow and Care For Alocasia Zebrina

Striped leaves of Alocasia Zebrina

Alocasia Zebrina is a rhizomatous tropical perennial plant from Southeast Asia, particularly the most humid and moist rainforests of the Philippines. The plant belongs to the Arum family, which is

Rhaphidophora Cryptantha Growing and Care

Leaves of the Rhaphidophora Cryptantha commonly known as a shingle vine

Rhaphidophora Cryptantha is a shingling plant or shingle vine native to Papua New Guinea, tropical regions of African tropics, and Southeast Asia.  These tropical plants are also found in Australia, Bali,

Monstera Dubia Vine Growing and Care

Monstera Dubia growing on tree in Columbia

Nature loves a good metamorphosis, from frogs and butterflies to fish that change their sex. But this also applies to the plant world, and one of the best examples is

Aglaonema Pictum Tricolor Care

Chinese Evergreen with stunning foliage - Aglaonema Pictum Tricolor

The Araceae (or arum) family has given us an incredible array of plants, not the least of which is Aglaonema pictum (ag-lay-oh-NEE-muh PIK-tum, a variegated species that’s more commonly known

Top Aglaonema Varieties To Grow And Collect

Assorted Aglaonema varieties

If someone mentions aglaonema (ag-lay-oh-NEE-muh), you might not immediately recognize the name, but chances are you’ve seen one before. Commonly referred to as Chinese Evergreens, these members of the Araceae

Monstera Obliqua Growing and Care

Vining Monstera Obliqua

The Monstera plant has become wildly popular due to its fenestrated leaves. However, only those originating from Peru, Panama, Suriname, and Bolivia have these fenestrations. There are lots of misconceptions

Growing and Care Of Silver Monstera Siltepecana

Monstera siltepecana - The Silver Monstera

Monstera siltepecana aka the Silver Monstera is an attractive plant from Mexico and parts of Central America and prized for its rich foliage, which develops fenestrations (window-like holes) as it grows older. Click on this article of care details.