The Pindo palm – Butia capitata BEW-tee-uh, kap-ih-TAY-tuh is a low, thick trunk, stocky perennial palm tree with tremendous tolerance for cold temperatures. It is and known as one of the top cold hardy palms.This member of the Arecaceae family is native to Uruguay, Argentina, and Brazil.You may hear it referred to as Pindo Palm or as Jelly Palm.
Ornithogalum or-ni-THOG-al-um is a genus of flowering perennials belonging to the Asparagaceae family and native to South Africa and Southern Mediterranean Europe.The botanical name of the genus is a combination of Greek words ornithos meaning bird and gala meaning milk.This is thought to reference the white color of the flowers.
Question: We’ve been looking for some large lightweight containers to cover up the plastic pots our houseplants are growing in and put the finishing “decorative” touch to the living room of our new home.Should we use only “pots” or can we use metal, fiberglass, glass or anything as – decorative pottery – to cover the growing container?
Most experienced gardeners do a good job in keeping their plants healthy but even with these efforts some plants are just not meant to grow next to the other.There are many reasons why these plants are incompatible. For instance, some plants do well in certain environments, others require more nutrients.
The Dragon Lily – Dracunculus Vulgaris drak-UN-ko-lus, vul-GAIR-iss is a member of the Araceae family (Aroid – Dieffenbachia, Syngonium) native to the hillsides and rocky areas of the Balkan region, extending as far as Crete, Greece, Aegean Islands, southwest Anatolia, and the Mediterranean.The deciduous tuberous perennials plant has also been introduced in North America, including parts of Canada and the United States, and northern Europe.
Hydrangea serrata hy-DRAIN-juh serrata is a deciduous shrub and a member of the family Hydrangeaceae.The plant is native to Korea and Japan.The genus name is derived from the Greek word, hydor, which means water combined with the Greek word, aggeion, which means vessel.The genus name refers to the plant’s capsular, cup-like fruit.