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Bird of Paradise Plant Care Guide and Profile

The Bird of Paradise plant (Strelitzia reginae) is a stunning plant with tall stems and long green leaves. This plant is a hardy plant that can tolerate different lighting conditions. The bird or paradise can get quite tall. Reaching heights of 8-20 feet outdoors. However, indoors this plant should only get around 6 feet tall. …

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Thai Constellation Monstera Plant

Thai constellation monstera is a stunning variegated version of the Monstera Deliciosa. These are large showy plants that grow six to eight feet. Plan to give these splashy beauties room to grow. Monstera Thai Constellation plants have splits in the leaves called leaf fenestrations like the Deliciosa. And in plant form and size they are …

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Philodendron Hope Care Guide and Profile

The Philodendron Hope is an attractive houseplant with large green ruffly leaves. This plant is simple to grow and makes a great beginner plant. This Philodendron is native to the warm tropical areas of South America. This plant isn’t a vining and climbing philodendron. It grows in a bush pattern with leaves that can grow …

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Scale on Plants-Identification and Eradication

Think you have scales on plants? Learn how to identify and get rid of scale bugs. Scale are sucking pests like mealy bugs, thrips, aphids and whitefly. In fact, white scale pests can look much like mealy bugs (a relative). Scale, like other sucking insects, secretes a sticky honey dew onto your plants. Grey sooty …

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Hoya Pubicalyx Care Guide and Plant Profile

Hoya Pubicalyx is native to the Philippines. This tropical epiphytic vine has long climbing tendrils. Those tendrils grab and cling as the vine travels. They enjoy trellising, meandering along shelves, and hanging from baskets. The elegant lance shaped leaves are sprinkled with splash. Overall it is a very attractive plant. And it is one of …

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Scindapsus Pictus Care Guide and Profile

The scindapsus pictus is a beautiful green vining plant with silvery splashes of color on the leaves. This plant is commonly found growing on trees in Southeast Asia where it is a native plant species. This plant is commonly referred to as a “silver pothos” however, it is not actually a pothos plant at all. …

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