Haworthias: 'Camels' of the plant world
View full sizePhoto/ Joel HeffnerLeslie Heffner's Haworthia cooperi x pruncata was the size of a quarter when she purchased it several years ago.Haworthias are small succulent plants native to Southern Africa, where they grow wild. Since they are not hardy,...
Growing Banana Trees in Pots
Banana, world's most consumed fruit can be grown in containers. It is a lush green, fast-growing plant that can give any place a tropical look and feel. Many varieties become excellent houseplants that don't need much care and grow up very quickly.
How to Grow Lavender from Seed
How to Grow Lavender from Seed. Lavender is a beautiful, fragrant herb that produces purple, white, and/or yellow flowers, depending on the specific variety. Most gardeners usually propagate lavender from cuttings, but the plant can also...
How to Care for Peace Lilies
Peace lilies are one of the most popular varieties of houseplants. They're easy to maintain, and they can make a lovely addition to your home. By properly caring for your peace lilies, you'll have beautiful houseplants for years to come.
How to Grow Freesia From Seeds
Freesia is a bulb growing plant that produces fragrant funnel shaped flowers in the spring and winter seasons. The plant is native to South Africa and is similar in appearance to the iris plant. Freesia plants grow up to 15 to 24 inches tall and are commonly planted in containers versus being planted in the ground. ...
Haworthia mucronata var. habdomadis
Haworthia is an attractive genus of tender succulents which, because of their tolerance for some shade, work well in containers or pots, as houseplants, in combination planters of cacti and succulents, or just as indoor succulents.