Elephant ear philodendron – Indoor Plants

Elephant ear philodendron - Indoor Plants

Elephant ear philodendron (Philodendron domesticum) is also known as spade leaf philodendron or burgundy philodendron. It has arrow-shaped glossy leaves grow to be 56 cm (22 inches) long and 23 cm (9 inches) wide when mature. Burgundy philodendron gets its name from the color of its climbing stems and new growth. Mature plants may produce […]

Purslane (Portulaca oleracea) – Vegetable garden

Purslane (Portulaca oleracea) - Vegetable garden

Purslane (Portulaca oleracea) an annual herb or succulent plant growing to 16 inches in height. It has smooth, reddish, mostly prostrate stems and the leaves, which may be alternate or opposite, are clustered at stem joints and ends. The yellow flowers have five regular parts and are up to 6 mm wide. Depending upon rainfall, […]

Iris reticulata (Netted iris) – Flowering plants

Iris reticulata (Netted iris) - Flowering plants

Iris reticulata (Netted iris) is a dwarf, bulbous perennial, flowering plant to 15cm in height. It has narrow, stiffy erect leaves and fragrant, deep violet-purple flowers 8cm in width, each fall marked with a central yellow ridge from late winter to early spring. Scientific classification: Family: Iridaceae Tribe: Irideae Genus: Iris Subgenus: Hermodactyloides Species: I. […]

Grape Hyacinth (Muscari armeniacum) – Flowering plants

Grape Hyacinth (Muscari armeniacum) - Flowering plants

Grape Hyacinth (Muscari armeniacum) is a bulbous perennial plant grows to 15 centimeters tall, with narrow, arching green leaves and each hyacinth bulb produces 1-3 thick, upright flower stem (Scapes), which carries a cluster of rounded flowers that resemble a bunch of grapes. The flowers are lightly fragrant, lavender-blue to purple (with a white fringe). […]

Ivy Geranium (Pelargonium peltatum) – Flowering plants

Ivy Geranium (Pelargonium peltatum) - Flowering plants

Ivy Geranium (Pelargonium peltatum) is an evergreen, climbing, semi-succulent perennial and shrubs in its habitat. It has long, straggling shoots, which can reach a height of 2 m. Ivy-leaved pelargonium is characterized by its roundish, ivy-shaped leaves. The thin, somewhat succulent leaves are peltate, their stalks attached at the middle of leaf blades. The inflorescence […]