40 Desert Plants And Their Unique Characteristics

Overview A desert is generally a barren area of landscape where little precipitation occurs and consequently, living conditions are hostile for plants and animal life. Plants and animals that exist in the deserts have evolved to survive harsh conditions, scarce water and barren landscapes. Some desert habitat plants are short lived, only springing up to … Read more

Bee Balm (Monarda):12 Major Varieties With Pictures

Bee balm also known by its botanical name of Monarda is a perennial flowering herb in the mint family. It consists of square stem, slender, serrated oppositely arranged leaves and creeping rhizomes that spread rapidly under the soil. The flowers are tubular and bilaterally symmetric with a narrow upper lip and a wider lower lip. … Read more

10 Major Types of Milkweed Varieties

Milkweed is a genus of herbaceous, perennial flowering plants that grows to heights of between 2 to 6 feet on solitary stalks. Milkweed gets its name from the milky sap contained in its leaves and stems. Milkweed can be found in a wide range of habitats including roadsides, fields and gardens. The leaves of Asclepias … Read more

18 Amazing Large And Small Florida Palm Trees (With Pictures)

Overview Palms are among the best known and most extensively cultivated plant families. They have had a significant value to humans from antecedent. In many historical cultures, palms were used to symbolize victory, peace or fertility, however in modern times, palms are widely used in landscaping, making them one of the most economically important plants. … Read more

14 Major Types of Hydrangeas And How To Identify Them

Hydrangea is a genus of flowering plant native to Asia and America. Hydrangea flowers are produced from early spring to late autumn, the flowers grow in flower heads (corymbs or panicles) most often at the end of the stems. Ideally, the flowerheads consist of two types of flowers; small non-showy flowers in the middle or … Read more