Nothing screams tropical more than the white bird of paradise plant. The perennials, alongside the orange bird of paradise, belong to the genus of Strelitzia, and the family of Strelitziaceae. At a glance, this gigantic plant looks almost like a banana; well, it does—except for banana doesn’t produce the beautiful white, bird feather-looking petals. I […]
Home gardeners need to regard some careful attention in relation how to grow bamboos – plants that enliven your garden.
The trunk of the tree, a smooth light grey, is exceptional growing up to about a meter or about 3.3 feet in diameter which is strong enough to support the fast growing, broad topped and rounded foliage. Endemic to the Malay Archipelago, the Ryukyu Islands, Taiwan, India, Australia, New Caledonia and Sri Lanka, the Ficus […]
Endemic to South Asian countries the Fishtail Palm generally grows in rain forests as an understory plant with clustered stems, bipartite leaves with leaflets that look like miniscule fish tails hence the common coined for it. It grows upright similar to a semi vase shape when outdoors but indoors it limits growth to about two […]
For any gardener, growing anything is a joy. Often, the flowers we grow in our garden make sense to us and can engage us for hours. That does not, however, mean they’re the most interesting plants. Chances are your family and friends aren’t quite as excited by your garden as they should be! I don’t […]