This surprising begonia seems bristling with fearsome thorns and its botanical name suggests that the plant is armed to defend itself… But these leaves are in fact more or less covered on the top with bubbles in the shape of a cone ending in a hair.
Epiphyllum is a botanical genus of epiphytic plant species belonging to the Cactaceae family, the cacti, native to Central America. It is also called Epicactus (Epiphyllum hybrid) or Orchid cactus (Epiphyllum crenatum) or Leaf cactus, although the latter belongs to the genus Pereskia. The Christmas cactus (Schlumbergera) is sometimes incorrectly called Epiphyllum.
A cushion with graphic foliage that is covered until autumn with graphic daisy flowers: osteospermum is a delight! Without requirement, it settles as well in the massifs as in pot or planter.
Phyllostachys bissetii is a bamboo, family Poaceae. ‘Phyllostachys bissetii’ is vigorous, hardy and has attractive dense, supple glossy dark green foliage. The leaves are rather small (9 cm long by 1.5 cm wide) but numerous. The foliage is always shiny and fresh. Medium green then olive green, its culms change very little color as they…
Billbergia pyramidalis is a species of plant in the Bromeliaceae family that occurs from the Caribbean to South America.
Ageratum Mexicanum Blanc
Ageratum houstonianum (syn. mexicanum) also called “Mexican Agerate”, “Blue Agerate” or even “Celestine” is a hardy perennial plant, which is most often grown as an annual in our gardens.
Asclepias speciosa is a milky sap perennial in the dogbane family (Apocynaceae), commonly known as showy milkweed and is found in the western half of North America.
Red Swamp Banksia
Banksia occidentalis, known as Red Swamp Banksia, is an ornamental shrub with stunning bright red flowers most of the year. Banksia comes from Australia.
Papaver Somniferum Hens and Chicks
Poppy “Hen and Chicks” is a very decorative variety of opium poppy having large flower buds, around which a crown of small flower buds forms – a very unusual sight.
Cordyline fruticosa “Kiwi” is also known as the “Bringing Luck” plant. This pacific native plant is a very popular houseplant because of its attractive textured leaves and distinct coloring, each green leaf has a lovely pink stripped margin with a splash of creamy yellow. In warm climates the flowers turn mauve and produce brilliant red…