Tropically Yours, The Firecracker Flower

Firecracker Flower – the name given to Crossandra Infundibuliformis, is as unusual and fantastic as this lovely plant itself is. Growing as a small shrub, this lovely tropical bloomer produces flowers of salmon, yellow or orange color all through the year. A cousin of Black-eyed Susan, Firecracker Flower belongs to Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, India […]

Love in a mist…

Love-in-a-mist or Nigella Damascena is a herbaceous annual from the family of Buttercup. Originally belonging to Mediterranean climates of southern Europe, Africa and Asia, this beautiful flowering plant has been a popular garden plant in most parts of the world. This lovely annual can be grown in flowers beds, mix borders or in empty spaces […]

Winter Flowering Miniature Succulents: Cheiridopsis

Cheiridopsis is a genus of unusual succulent plants mostly from south-western Africa. Grown this sandy soil, these succulents are perfect choice for dish gardens, as small pot plants, miniature gardens, or rockeries for because of their low growing and clump forming habits. Almost all species of Cheiridopsis grow in pairs of thick succulent leaves of olive […]

Aromatic Tropical Tree: Vitex Trifolia ‘Arabian Lilac’

Vitex Trifolia, often described as Arabian Lilac, is a beautiful and strongly aromatic small tree from tropical regions of Australia and Asia especially Pakistan and India. The plant forms attractive accent plant for gardens both as hedge or small ornamental tree where they can be easily propagated from cuttings or layers. The plant does not […]

Colorful Flowering Bush for Tropical Garden: Marmalade Bush

Marmalade Bush – the name is as delightful as the plant itself is. Grown as bush, hedge or ornamental pot plant, Marmalade Bush or Streptosolen jasmesonii  is an evergreen bush that produces colorful flowers almost all through the year. Though classified as spring bloomer, the plants continues to produce flowers in all seasons in tropical climate. Trumpet-shaped flowers […]

Lovely Bloomer for Cold Climate: Leucojum, Spring Snowflake

Leucojum Vernum or Spring Snowflake, as it is usually known, is a lovely flowering plant ideally suited to cooler and Mediterranean regions. This bulbous plant originally belongs to Europe and Russia and grows very well under trees or near ponds where soil is moist or boggy. The plant produces clumps of narrow, lily-like leaves of […]