How To Care For Tower Of Jewels

Flowering Tower Of Jewels (Echium Wildpretii)

Echium wildpretii [EK-ee-um, wild-PRET-ee-eye] is a biennial flowering plant with tall rosettes of leaves and colorful inflorescences.  This Echium plant is native to the Canary Islands, where it thrives in

Learn How To Grow Desert Rose Seeds

Gorgeous flowers of the desert rose adenium

Is it difficult to grow Adenium or Desert Roses from seeds? The answer – NO! They are also fun to discover new flower colors and forms only found in true

Sempervivum Calcareum: Growing The Houseleek Plant

Sempervivum calcareum (houseleak plant) up close

Sempervivum calcareum [sem-per-VEE-vum, kal-KAR-ee-um] is a succulent perennial native to the southern Alps in New Zealand and belongs to the Sempervivum plant genus and Crassulaceae (stonecrop) family.  It forms a

Gopher Plant Care: Learn How To Grow Euphorbia Rigida

Flowering Gopher Spurge - Rigida Euphorbia

Commonly known as the gopher plant, Euphorbia rigida (yew-FORB-ee-ah RIJ-id-ah) formerly known as Euphorbia biglandulosa is a perennial succulent. Other common names include: Silver spurge Upright Myrtle Spurge Gopher Spurge

Sedum Autumn Joy Care: How To Grow Hylotelephium

Hylotelephium ‘Autumn Joy’

Sedum Autumn Joy also known as Hylotelephium (hy-loh-te-LEE-fee-um) is a herbaceous perennial originating in China and belongs to the family Crassulacea. The plant gets its name from the beautiful flowers that

Mother of Millions Plant: Growing Kalanchoe Tubiflora

Kalanchoe chandelier plant

Mother of Millions – Kalanchoe tubiflora (kal-un-KOH-ee too-bih-FLOR-uh) is a succulent plant known as the Chandelier Plant. It belongs to the Bryophyllum genus and family Crassulaceae. It is native to Madagascar but naturalized in

Euphorbia Neriifolia Care: Growing The Indian Spurge Tree

Euphorbia Indian Spurge Tree

Euphorbia neriifolia (yoo-FOR-bee-uh ner-ee-eye-FOH-lee-uh), more commonly known as Hedge Euphorbia, belongs to the family Euphorbiaceae (euphorbia plants). This euphorbia species has a variety of common names: Indian Spurge Tree Oleander

Growing Notocactus: Learn How To Care For Ball Cactus

Blooming Notocactus

You’ve probably seen plenty of Notocactus. These small ball or barrel-shaped plants are among the most popular household cacti. Notocactus scopa pronounced [nee-oh-no-to-KAK-tus sko-puh], is one of the cactus plants