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Resurrection Plant (Selaginella lepidophylla) Plant Care

The Resurrection plant or Selaginella lepidophylla is a desert species that belong to the Spikemoss family, Selaginellaceae. Their creeping stems that grow horizontally and the scale-like leaves characterize this group. This plant can also be called the False Rose of Jericho. It can be found across the deserts of the United States and Mexico.   …

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Croton (Codiaeum variegatum var. Pictum) Plant Care Tips

If you like colorful foliage, then there’s a very good chance you will instantly fall in love with Croton plants.  Croton, aka Codiaeum variegatum var. Pictum, is a tropical plant native to Sri Lanka. It should therefore not come as a surprise, that Croton plants thrive best in high humidity environments.  On top of that, …

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Purple Heart Plant Care (Soil, Watering, Propagation & More)

Tradescantia pallida, or the Purple Heart Plant, are known for their iconic purple stems that tend to grow out and trail. Surprisingly, most plant owners prefer to include this species in their collection for the foliage rather than the flowers. The blooms are pretty in themselves, ranging from a violet to a pink, but the …

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Baby’s Tears (Soleirolia soleirolii) Plant Care 101

Baby’s Tears, aka Soleirolia soleirolii has been a favorite among houseplant enthusiasts for a while now.  The plant makes for excellent groundcover (in terrariums) and when kept as a regular houseplant, it is very low-maintenance and relatively easy to keep happy.  Also, when used for decoration purposes, these low-growing moss-like plants are very versatile and …

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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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