Nymphaea Pygmaea are rhizomatous aquatic plants that give the impression of floating on water and offer large flowers of various colors. They are also called “water lilies” and they need a sunny environment. They produce berry-like fruits. These species became popular following Claude Monet’s collection of “Water Lilies” paintings.
Hymenocallis Sulphur Queen
Hymenocallis Sulfur Queen is an exotic tropical plant belonging to summer flower bulbs. Hymenocallis flowers from June to August and is a cousin of Amaryllis. The flowers are very elegant and deliciously fragrant. You can plant the summer bulbs after April in pots or keep them as a tub plant. In winter, you can leave…
Tagetes is a genus of annual or perennial, mostly herbaceous plants in the family Asteraceae. They are among several groups of plants known in English as marigolds. The genus Tagetes was described by Carl Linnaeus in 1753. The plants are native to the Americas, growing naturally from the southwestern United States into South America, but…
The rainbow rose is a rose whose petals have been artificially colored. The method exploits the rose’s natural processes by which water is drawn from the stem. By dividing the stem and soaking each part in different colored water, the colors are drawn into the petals, resulting in a multicolored rose. With these changes to…
Pistia stratiotes, sometimes called “water lettuce”, “water lettuce” or “water cabbage”, is a species of aquatic plant in the family Araceae. This plant is now pantropical: it is found in America, Asia, Africa, Oceania and has been introduced into Europe. It is the only currently accepted species of the genus Pistia. Since 2022, it has…
Dendrobium Nobile Comet King Akatsuki
Comet King Akatsuki Dendrobium nobile ‘Comet King Akatsuki’ is an exceptionally beautiful orchid from tropical Southeast Asia. Dendrobium nobile ‘Comet King Akatsuki’ is a hybrid with pretty colorful flowers that have very nicely shaped petals. They bloom once a year, usually from January to June.
Hoya kerrii is a species of plant in the genus Cactaceae Hoya. It is dedicated to Arthur Francis George Kerr, a British physician, plant collector and author of botanical books. It is appreciated for its fleshy heart-shaped leaves, which have earned it the nickname “Lucky heart”. It is sometimes marketed by large retailers on the…
Goeppertia insignis (syn. Calathea lancifolia), the rattlesnake plant, is a species of flowering plant in the family Marantaceae, native to the state of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. It is an evergreen perennial, growing to 60–75 cm (24–30 in), with slender pale green leaves to 45 cm (18 in), strongly marked above with dark, purple…
Echinocactus grusonii is one of the best known species of cactus. It is part of the genus Echinocactus. It is dedicated to Hermann Gruson, German cactophile. She is from the states of San Luis Potosí and Hidalgo in central Mexico. It is sometimes called “mother-in-law” or “mother-in-law’s cushion” because of its strong spines. Although easy…
Azalées du Japon
The Japanese Azalea Rex or Rhododendron hybrid is an evergreen shrub with a fairly compact ball shape. This robust and vigorous species grows in layers. Early flowering, it blooms from April to May. It offers a generous flowering giving clusters of 12 to 25 bell-shaped flowers which appear before the leaves. 4 to 5 cm…