Crocosmia Lucifer (Montbretia): Best Guide On How To Plant, Grow & Care

Overview Crocosmia Lucifer is a gorgeous perennial flower plant that grows from bulb-like structures referred to as corms. It produces beautiful clumps of erect pleated leaves and brilliant wands of fiery scarlet red tubular flowers which bloom for several weeks from mid to late summer. Crocosmia Lucifer is native to South Africa and at maturity; … Read more

Asclepias Tuberosa (Butterfly Weed): Complete Guide On How To Plant & Care

Overview Asclepias Tuberosa also referred to as butterfly weed or Indian paintbrush, Orange Milkweed is a species of milkweed native to eastern and southwestern America. It is commonly referred to as butterfly weed because of the butterflies that are attracted to the plant by its color and it’s copious of nectar. At maturity, Asclepias tuberosa … Read more

Saguaro Cactus: Facts, Adaptation & How To Grow

Overview Saguaro Cactus (Carnegiea gintantea) is native to the state of Sonora in Mexico and some parts of California and Arizona in the United States. Saguaros have barrel-shaped bodies with peripheral stems referred to as arms. In its natural environment, the Saguaro can reach maximum heights of 60 feet (18.3m). Saguaros have a relatively long … Read more

Foxglove Flowers (Witch Glove): Care & Growing Guide

Overview Digitalis purpurea commonly referred to as Foxglove or Witch glove is a perennial plant with downward-facing, funnel-shaped blooms. It is native to Africa, central and northwestern Africa. Foxglove is usually grown as an ornamental plant due to its vivid flowers which range in color from various purple tints through pink and purely white. Foxglove … Read more

Hazelnut Trees: How To Grow And Care

Overview The Hazelnut also referred to as Cobnut, Filbert or Spanish Nut is a type of nut that comes from the Corylus tree (Hazel). It is mostly cultivated in Turkey, Italy, Spain and United States. Hazelnuts have a sweet flavor and can be eaten raw, roasted or grounded into a paste. Hazelnut trees grow only … Read more

Poplar Trees: Identification Guide (Bark, Leaves, Size & Shape)

Overview Poplar tree (Populus) is a deciduous tree that belongs to the family Salicaceae. Poplar tree can be found throughout northern hemisphere (North America, Europe, Asia and North Africa). There generally about 35 species of poplar trees that differ in size, shape of the leaves, color of the bark and type of growth habitat. Poplar … Read more

Gerbera Daisy (Gerbera jamesonii): Care & Growing Guide

Overview Gerbera daisy, a member of the Asteraceae plant family and related to sunflowers, is native to tropical regions of South America, Africa and Asia. The main feature of gerbera daisy is that, Green bushy foliage grows from the base of the plant up to 6 inches below the flower heads, leaving the brightly colored … Read more