Passiflora caerulea, commonly known as the blue passionflower, is a captivating species that is full of character. Its distinct flowers and shiny rich green leaves make this ornamental plant a favorite among both horticulturists and hobby gardeners alike. From cottage gardens to pergolas, greenhouses, and arbors, the award-winning Passiflora caerulea will enhance any space with the exotic … Read more
Have you ever wondered how to keep your garden blooming with the vibrant colors of calendula year after year? The secret lies in the seeds. Calendula, also known as pot marigold, is a self-seeding annual flower that offers a plethora of benefits for you, your garden, and your health. But the magic truly unfolds when … Read more
Imagine a vibrant, golden flower that not only adds a splash of color to your garden but also plays a crucial role in its health and productivity. Welcome to the world of calendula, a flower that’s more than just a pretty face. This versatile plant, also known as pot marigold, is a secret weapon for … Read more
Imagine a vibrant garden bathed in hues of orange and yellow, where two stunning flowers vie for your attention. They may seem identical at first glance, their shared palette of warm colors creates a harmonious visual symphony. Yet, beneath this shared facade of beauty lies a world of difference. Welcome to the intriguing universe of … Read more
Flowers are a vital component of our natural world, offering beauty and a delightful fragrance to our surroundings. Some flowers, however, are so rare and elusive that they are considered the jewels of the botanical world.
We’ll delve into the stories behind fifteen of the world’s rarest flowers, exploring their unique features, conservation statuses, cultural significance, and the challenges in cultivating or propagating these botanical wonders.
People love snake plants due to their low maintenance, sharp, pointed leaves, and ability to survive indoors and out (depending on the USDA growing zone). Many homeowners are often puzzled to see a snake plant flower. While it is often a rare sighting and usually only happens once a year (typically in the spring), it … Read more
A woman on TikTok took sibling rivalry to the next level. It was the showdown of the century, at least for hanging baskets. Garden grower and TikTok user @the_right_rabbit purchased two hanging baskets full of vibrantly colored petunias. She gave one to her brother and kept one for herself. The baskets were exactly the same … Read more
Are you dreaming of transforming your home or garden into a tropical paradise? Well, look no further than the dazzling Bird of Paradise plant! This exotic beauty is not only a showstopper with its vibrant colors and unique shape, but it’s also a plant that you can easily reproduce and share with friends and family … Read more
Ah, summer. That magical time when the sun takes center stage and the landscape bursts into a dazzling display of colors, inviting us to bask in the warmth and beauty of the season. As the growing season shifts from late spring to early summer, a garden filled with sun-loving perennial plants, some of which can … Read more
Flowers are a vital component of our natural world, offering beauty and a delightful fragrance to our surroundings. Some flowers, however, are so rare and elusive that they are considered the jewels of the botanical world. We’ll delve into the stories behind sixteen of the world’s rarest flowers, exploring their unique features, conservation statuses, cultural … Read more