Medinilla magnifica is a species of tropical plant in the genus Medinillae, in the family Melastomataceae. It is one of the most beautiful discoveries to date among the 521 species of medinillae and one of the rare species that can be grown as a houseplant. It was baptized by José de Medinilla y Pineda, who…
Gasteria nitida, the Bathurst gasteria, is a succulent plant, native to the grasslands of the Eastern Cape in South Africa.
The Lepismium Cruciforme is a cactus with long creeping stems. The stems grow in segments and their edges are decorated with small tufts of ruffled wool. Lepismium gives small white or pink flowers and they will be followed by a small purplish pink fruit. Likes cramped in its pot.
Rhipsalis elliptica is the name of a species of epiphytic and succulent plant, endemic to Brazil, and belonging to the cactus family and genus Rhipsalis (which includes about 60 species and many subspecies) It is threatened by the regression, degradation or disappearance of its habitat (humid tropical forest).
Vinca Minor Alba
Vinca minor ‘Alba’ (White periwinkle) is an evergreen groundcover. The properties are almost the same as those of the lesser periwinkle (Vinco minor). The big difference is the color of the flowers, which are white for Vinca minor ‘Alba’. This plant is 20 cm tall and has small foliage (3 to 4 cm in length).…
Puya Berteroniana Alpestris
Puya berteroniana is a Chilean perennial of the pineapple family, forming a basal clump in a rosette, with leaves edged with hooks. At the end of spring, springs a large stem composed of numerous metallic blue flowers with orange stamens.
The blue thistle, or Echinops ritro, is a perennial and erect plant, which grows spontaneously in waste places in the south of France. About 1 m high, the fluted and branched stem is silvery green. All along, are inserted large, very indented leaves, green above, tomentose below. The lobes are edged with spines.
Asclepias physocarpa, or “Balloon tree” is an ornamental plant of the Apocynaceae family. It is also known as silk tree or butterfly tree. It is a host plant for the caterpillars of butterflies of the Danaus genus, including the Lesser Monarch. English speakers call it balloonplant, balloon cotton-bush, bishop’s balls or swan plant. The plant…
Gomphrena globosa is an ornamental plant of the Amaranthaceae family.
Sansevieria Black Coral
Sansevieria black coral is the perfect plant for people who don’t have a green thumb or don’t have time to water.It is one of the rare plants to live well without light. It has beautiful dark green foliage, marbled with silvery grey.