How To Grow and Care For Luna Croton

Luna croton

There are several popular houseplants that have stolen the names of unrelated genera. The most infamous of these is Epipremnum aureum (masquerading as pothos), but another infamous imposter is Codiaeum

Euphorbia Resinifera Care: Growing the Resin Spurge

Flowering Euphorbia resinifera up close

Euphorbia resinifera is a low-growing evergreen, succulent. Resinifera has a thick four-sided stem and resembles a cactus but isn’t a cactus.  This plant belongs to the sizeable Euphorbiaceae family. It’s

Is The Devil’s Backbone Plant Poisonous?

Devils backbone Eurphorbia growing outdoors

Pedilanthus tithymaloides a broadleaf evergreen succulent hailing from the West Indies. It is commonly known as the Devil’s Backbone plant or Redbird Flower. The plant is a member of the

Is The Flapjack Plant Poisonous?

Attractive Kalanchoe thyrsiflora plant - is it toxic?

The flapjack plant or Kalanchoe thyrsiflora (kal-un-KOH-ee thur-SEE-flor-uh) is a succulent from the Crassulaceae family. Flapjacks are native to Africa, specifically Botswana, South Africa, Lesotho, and Swaziland. The Kalanchoe thyrsiflora

How To Grow and Care For Zanzibar Croton

Thin, colorful ribbon shoestring like leaves of Croton Zanzibar plant

Croton Zanzibar is a tropical plant native to the Western Pacific islands, Australia, Malaysia, and Indonesia. It is a member of the Codiaeum variegatum family, pronounced [co-dee-ay’-um var-i-e-ga’-tum]. Most people

Croton Petra Care: Growing Petra Croton Plants

Colorful leaves of Croton Petra

Croton petra [KROH-tun, pet-RAH] is a broadleaved evergreen perennial from the family Euphorbiaceae. Petra has attractive and interesting leaves. It is one of several croton plant varieties available on the

Caring For Euphorbia Ascot Rainbow

Euphorbia ascot rainbow plants succulent

Euphorbia Ascot Rainbow is an evergreen, bushy sub-shrub from the family Euphorbiaceae, originating from Australia.  It is well-known for its distinctive variegated foliage and ornamental flowers, which is why it

How To Grow And Care For Euphorbia Lactea

Spiny Dragon Bones Tree

Euphorbia lactea [yoo-FOR-bee-uh, lak-TAY-uh] is a shrub with succulent branches reaching up to 16’ feet.  Euphorbia lactea has many common names: Dragon bones tree Mottled spurge Frilled fan Candelabra spurge

Gold Dust Croton Care: How To Grow Codiaeum Variegatum

Gold Dust Croton Care: How To Grow Codiaeum Variegatum

Gold Dust Crotons or Codiaeum variegatum [koh-dih-EE-u, koh-dih-EE-u] is a subtropical, evergreen shrub, naturally occurring in Indonesia, southern Asia, and Eastern Pacific Islands. A part of the Euphorbiaceae family, Croton

Euphorbia Myrsinites – The Myrtle Spurge An Invasive Plant?

Creeping Donkey tail spurge

The myrtle spurge botanically Euphorbia myrsinites (yoo-FOR-bee-uh myrsinites) is an herbaceous evergreen perennial which hails from southeastern Europe and Asia minor. It is a member of the succulent Euphorbia genus part of the family Euphorbiaceae.

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

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