Houseplants

Types of Echeveria

10 Super Easy Types of Echeveria That You'll Love

by Max on Sun, 06/14/2020 - 06:03
Echeveria are evergreen succulents that thrive in hot and dry climates or can be grown as houseplants. They are native to Mexico and Central and South America and are available in a wide selection of varieties and cultivars. All echeveria produce fleshy foliage in a rosette form, though their leaf color and shape can vary dramatically between types. They are easy to care for, and many produce attractive flowers. This list comprises some of the best types of echeveria.
Beautiful flower blooming in the garden Blooming Mammillaria spinosissima

Mammillaria - Varieties & Care Instructions

by Max on Sat, 02/01/2020 - 18:04
Mammillaria is a genus within the Cactus family, which comprises over 300 varieties. The name ‘mammillaria’ comes from the Latin word for ‘nipple,’ which these cacti are said to resemble. Some types of mammillaria are extremely common and are popularly kept as houseplants or grown outdoors in warm climates. There are also some rarer varieties that are in demand with Cactus collectors.
Colorful Persian shield plant

Persian Shield Plant - Tips on Strobilanthes dyeriana Cultivation & Care

by Max on Mon, 11/25/2019 - 01:02
It’s easy to see where this exotic plant got its common name of ‘Persian shield,’ as the leaves are perfectly shield-shaped, and the iridescent purple foliage has a shimmering quality that makes it appear silver in some lights. Interestingly though, the plant hails from Myanmar (formerly Burma), and not Persia, as its name suggests.
Poisonous Houseplants

Poisonous Houseplants That Are Dangerous to Pets & Children

by Max on Sat, 09/21/2019 - 02:40
If you have pets or children, it's important to do your research on a plant before blindly bringing it into your home. The risks of some plants outweigh the benefits, as they can be toxic to both people and pets. Some of the most popular houseplants which are of potentially dangerous poisonous levels are listed here.
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