Catharanthus Roseus is a self-seeding and evergreen flowering shrub from Madagascar and tropical areas of Asia. Commonly known as Vinca, Periwinkle, Rose Periwinkle and Sadaa Bahaar (in Pakistan), Catharanthus is easy to grow and flowers throughout the year. Catharanthus Roseus does not require much care to thrive. It can withstand frost and drought, and produces glossy […]
I have been growing Euphorbia milii (also known as Crown of Thorns) for many years and I grow it for many purposes. It makes a nice hedge plant, it is an excellent flowering bush for container gardening, and it adds beautiful colors to a landscape. Euphorbia milii is a bushy succulent and bears small yet […]
Bottlebrush are evergreen flowering shrubs from Australia and consist of about 34 species of shrubs known as Callistemon. The name comes from cylindrical, brush-like flowers that actually resemble a bottlebrush. Callistemon is available commercially in many colors. Most of the species are low growing shrubs that grow fast and attain a height of 4 to 4.5 […]
Adenium Obesum, also known as Desert Rose, is a succulent and caudex forming shrub from southern region of Africa and Arabia. Adenium are popular for their unusual shapes and spectacular flowers. This slow growing flowering shrub can ultimately turn in to a small tree with large swollen trunk/caudex. Adenium Obesum can be used in landscape […]
I was raised in a big house with plants, vines and trees in abundance. Naturally, I have a lot of childhood memories associated with these plants… and there are some special memories that I still cherish like a big Rangoon Creeper vine loaded with large tufts of white, pink and bright red flowers. It was […]
I just recalled Juliet talking to Romeo thus: “A rose by any other name would smell as sweet”. So true! Rose is, without a doubt, the most spectacular and lovely flower. Enjoy these beautiful roses from the collection of a friend from Edinburgh, Bashir Ahmed. All pictures are taken by Bashir Ahmed.