The sansevieria genus has tons of different succulents. Today we will consider sansevieria ehrenbergii. Sometimes called blue sansevieria or sword sanseveria, it has long, blade-like leaves. A dwarf cultivar also exists, popularized as the dwarf samurai. The shape of this plant is unusual, with layers of leaves stacked on top of each other. It makes
The Crossandra, commonly known as the rock cracker flower, is a tropical subshrub. Flowers are the real showstopper. They are often salmon or apricot, but can be found in yellow, red or pink colors. Lush dark green foliage creates a background that really makes the flowers shine. This warm weather plant is grown indoors and
Beauty takes on a new meaning when it comes to Echeveria lola. This graceful succulent timid is central to showy plants. The gray-blue leaves shimmer with a slight hint of pink, or acquire a greenish tint. Echeveria lola is a common domestic succulent – and for good reason. Lola is a hardy plant that grows
The wobbly appearance of Euphorbia lactea will add a character to your garden that no other plant can give. It has three-sided candlesticks and a long slender stem. The figure is wobbly. In fact, Euphorbia lactea looks almost like a child’s drawing. The charm of E. lactea is enhanced by short spines along the edges.
Echeveria agavoides may be small, but it has a powerful photo of color. The triangular leaves are light green with bright red buds. This contrast is an absolute eye-catcher! The species name “agavoides” is inspired by the agave appearance of this plant. It has almost no STEM, and the leaves grow upward before budding. An
The purple leaves and small flowers of oxalis triangularis are distinctive. It is often called the “false clover” because its leaves resemble those of clovers. It’s not a clover, though-clovers are a form of clover, and that’s anything but! The almost heart-shaped or triangular leaves move depending on the ambient light. At night, the leaves
Did you know that there are many types of broccoli? You’ll likely see vegetables at your local grocery store or farmers ‘ market that vaguely resemble broccoli, but are more leafy, leaner, bright green, blue-green, or even look like fractals. Such variation in size and appearance also means variable growing times, leading to months of
There are so many types of echeveria that it is difficult to choose one. If you are looking for elegance, one type stands out: the echeveria Perle von Nurnberg. The spoon-shaped leaves of this succulent overlap to create an immaculate rosette. However, the plot of PVN is in its color. The whole plant is a
What is Bruce Lee’s vegan brother’s name? Brocco-Lee, of course! This vegetable may not be in the martial arts, but it is certainly a master in the garden. In this article, we’ll teach you everything you need to know about growing broccoli at home. Bad jokes aside, it’s not hard to grow broccoli, I promise!
Arugula is an excellent source of vitamins A, C and K. Over the years, these peppery leaves with a tart taste have become a characteristic part of Italian cuisine. In a salad, bright green arugula leaves are a perfect addition for an extra punch of flavor. And if you grow arugula at home, you will
A special kind of allium bulb is an essential component of many European dishes – shallots. How to grow them is usually not someone’s first thought, but the moment they see the price on the market, growing shallot bulbs suddenly becomes much more important. So today we are going to talk about Allium cepa, formerly
Kumquat, also known as Citrus japonica, is an easy-to-grow fruit tree. Of all citrus fruits, it is the most beautiful with dark green shiny leaves. It is famous for its bright orange fruits, deliciously sour and sweet. These trees, native to East Asia, are relatively small and beautiful. If you are looking to grow them
Strawberry guava is a beautiful fruit shrub native to South America, especially Brazil. Closely related to the common guava, the plant is an excellent candidate if you want to grow fruit in your garden. As a landscape plant, strawberry guava has a little of everything: Deep colored leaves Beautiful shape Pattern dark bark Fruits with
Rohdea japonica is a stellar evergreen perennial herb of the genus Rohdea and is also known as the Japanese Sacred Lily or Sacred Lily. This rare oriental plant with a tropical appearance is one of the most popular perennials in Japan. It is found naturally in Japan and China, where it occurs naturally in moist
Because it looks so intriguing, you might think that the string of pearls succulent is difficult to grow. No! This is an excellent succulent for beginners. The pearl necklace (Senecio rowleyanus) is hardy, fast-growing and a plant you will love. A pearl necklace plant is immediately recognizable by the pearl-shaped leaves that run along each