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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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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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Coleus Plant Indoor Care guide

Coleus plant indoor care is easy and worthwhile. These tropical beauties make fantastic houseplants. Liven your home with indescribable colors as either hanging plants or upright growers. Coleus is often seen in patio containers and hanging baskets. If you live in a warm climate coleus are often used in landscape planting as annuals, or tender …

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Coleus Varieties for Sun or Shade

Hundreds of dazzling Coleus Varieties add intense tropical color and texture to annual landscaping. Plant them in your yard, patio containers or grow them indoors. Coleus cultivars will grow well outdoors year round in climate zones 9 to 10. They add amazing color and texture to your landscape in large groupings. Coleus plants will happily …

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String of Pearls Care Guide and Plant Profile

The String of pearls vine creates an interesting lacy effect as it cascades prettily over the sides of your planter. The Rosary string of beads is great for hanging baskets or a shelf plant. You won’t find pod shaped leaves like this just anywhere. Like the String of hearts and the String of Turtles, ‘the …

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