Houseplants

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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