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

Crape Myrtle (lagerstroemia): Facts & Growing Guide

Overview Whether as a shrub or a multi-stemmed tree, crape myrtle (Lagerstroemia) has something to offer during every season of the year, from colorful flowers to fall leaves to interesting bark. There are some 50 species of crepe myrtle in the genus Lagerstroemia, native to the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia.  Crape myrtles are prized … Read more

10 Difference Between Pothos And Philodendron Plants

Pothos Pothos is a common houseplant for improving indoor air quality, making home and office environments beautiful. The plant native to western Pacific Islands, pothos is known by an array of common names including devil’s vine, Ceylon creeper, taro vine or silver vine. The long stems of pothos trail or climb by aerial roots that … 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

Monstera Adansonii: Facts, Propagation & Care

Overview Monstera Adansonii also commonly referred to as Swiss Cheese Vine is a highly popular versatile plant that will with proper care grow effective under many different conditions. It produces white arum-like flowers typical of the aroid family. Leaves are slightly rough in texture and heart-shaped. Foliage is mostly whole in young specimens and changes … Read more

Begonia Maculata (Polka Dot Begonia): Ultimate Growing & Caring Guide

Overview Begonia maculata is wonderful as summer container specimen that effortlessly lights up shady areas with lush leaves and masses of flowers. Begonias are one of the most prevalently cultivated plants in both tropical and subtropical climates. Begonias are also a popular choice in cooler climates as an indoor plant-a great way to brighten up … Read more