Portulaca Plant Care: Tips for Growing Rose Moss

Blooming Portulaca plants

The Portulaca plant is a low-spreading and low growing succulent plant with beautiful flowers. It produces blooms and small succulent leaves on thin stems that may reach one or two feet long. It makes a great choice for hanging baskets.

Cataractarum Palm Care Tips

Cat plam growing in a container Legoland Florida

The cat palm botanically Chamaedorea Cataractarum [kam-ee-DOR-ee-uh, kat-uh-RAK-tar-um] is a palm grown for use indoors and in the landscape. The palm produces an abundance of 4′ feet tall fronds which

Melampodium Care: Tips On Growing The Blackfoot Daisy

Melampodium [mel-am-POE-dee-um] is a genus of flowering plants from the Aster family Asteraceae and sub-family Asteroideae.  The bushy plants are summer annuals and perennials, known for their daisy-like flowers. The plants are native to

Texas Star Hibiscus Care: Growing The Hibiscus Coccineus

red bloom of the Texas Star Hibiscus Coccineus

Hibiscus coccineus [hi-BIS-kus, kok-SIN-ee-us] is a hardy Hibiscus species from the mallow family, Malvaceae. Hence, it has earned the common name ‘scarlet rosemallow’. It is also known commonly as: Texas star hibiscus Scarlet

Eve’s Needle Cactus: Growing The Austrocylindropuntia Subulata

Austrocylindropuntia Subulata plant

Opuntia subulata [oh-PUN-tee-uh, sub-yoo-LAY-tuh], which is a member of the family Cactaceae, is also known by its alternate scientific name, which is Austrocylindropuntia subulata [oss-troh-sil-in-droh-PUN-tee-uh, sub-yoo-LAY-tuh].  This evergreen, perennial, succulent