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Crown of Thorns (Euphorbia milii) Plant Care 101

As a desert succulent originating from the island of Madagascar, the Crown of Thorns (Euphorbia milii) is a member of the Spurge family, or Euphorbiaceae. Plants in this family, like the Crown of Thorns, are grouped together for their fleshy green leaves, and small flowers that grow in clusters. Being highly adaptable, these plants are …

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Selaginella Martensii (Martens’s spike moss) Plant Care 101

Today, we will tackle another plant from the genus Selaginella, which contains about 700-800 different species.  However, only a few of these species were chosen to make good houseplants.  Today’s plant, Selaginella martensii, is one the chosen few. Just as Selaginella apoda that we treated a while back.  Selaginella martensii also goes by the name …

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Ice Plants Care 101: The Coolest Tips!

When you hear about Ice Plants, you might think of a flora that can tolerate the frosty continent of Alaska. You may be surprised to find that it’s quite the opposite. Ice Plants refer to a family of succulents that thrive alongside the coastal regions of Australia, South Africa, the Mediterranean, and California in the …

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String of Hearts (Ceropegia Woodii) Plant Care

String of Hearts or also called Ceropegia Woodii or Rosary Vine is a trailing plant with beautiful heart-shaped leaves. What most people don’t know is that this plant is a succulent vine. Whenever you hear succulent you should also hear less watering. This plant is prone to root rot caused by wet soil. Apart from …

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The Best Purple Passion Plant Care Guide

Not to be confused with the Passion Fruit, the Purple Passion plant or Gynura aurantiaca is a member of the Daisy family, Asteraceae. Commonly known as the Velvet Plant, this individual is recognized for its silky leaves that are covered in soft purple hairs. If you’re looking for a vivid sense of colour with a …

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