Perennials

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Is There a True Blue Orchid?

There are many varieties of orchids with vibrant colors, but is there a true blue orchid? This is actually

What Is An Orchid Plants Typical Lifespan?

Many orchid plants bloom only once a year, though some varieties bloom a few times. The plants are dormant

When is The Best Time to Give an Orchid Fertilizer?

The amount of fertilizer you give your orchid plants and the time of year that you should apply depends

Planting an Orchid

Planting an orchid is a relatively easy task, however, traditional gardening methods will not work with

Hybridizing an Orchid

Hybridization of orchids at home is not a new phenomenon; it has actually been done since the early 20th

My Orchid Refuses to Flower. What's Wrong?

While the orchid flower is one of the most beautiful flowers while in bloom, they often go dormant for

Protect Your Orchid from Bacteria and Fungi

Growing orchid flowers are not always the easiest task. They require specific amounts of sunlight and

Picking the Best Pot for Your Orchid

Choosing a pot for your orchid is simple really, however the perfect pot for your flower might not look

A Guide to Orchid Taxonomy

An orchid is a type of a flowering plant or an Angiosperm. Among Angiosperms, there are different species

In the Wild: Orchid Types and Their Natural Habitats

Orchids are known for thriving in the wild, especially when one thinks about propagation. They are also

How to Care for Orchid Plants in Winter

Orchid plants are as beautiful as they are delicate and require special care to last the winter months

The Easy to Care for Drought Tolerant Gazania

Gazania, also known as "Treasure Flower" or the "African Daisy", is a part of the Asteraceae family of

Growing Hibiscus in a Container

Hibiscus are perennial brightly-colored flowers that grow well in the ground or in pots. Follow these

How to Grow Crinum Lily

The crinum lilyhas become one of most popular lilies, owing to its beautiful foliage and easy maintenance

The Black Orchid Mystery: Do They Really Exist?

Ask anyone who believes in unicorns and mermaids if there is such thing as a black orchid, and the answer

The Dos and Don'ts For Growing Orchids

While many houseplants can beautify a home; growing orchids in pots can be the crème de la crème.

Guide to Pruning Rhododendrons

Pruning rhododendrons is not that different from pruning other types of flowers. However, there are some

Lily of the Nile: Dividing at Seasons End

Lily of the Nile, or agapanthus, is an easy plant to grow, however can be overwhelming when not tended

Planting Lily of the Valley: Pots or Beds

Lily of the Valley (convallaria) plants can be planted in pots or in beds, with positive and negative

How to Grow Lily of the Valley Indoors

The Lily of the Valley is a beautiful flower that is easy to grow indoors. They prefer cooler temperatures,

Germinating Marigold Seeds

It is easy to germinate marigold or tagetes seeds. These plants are fast-growing so long as they are

How to Propagate a Primrose

Primrose plants are a beautiful flowing plant for your garden. Since they are perennials, they continue

Planting Dutch Iris Bulbs

Dutch iris bulbs are easy to plant and the irises will make attractive additions to most flower gardens.

Identifying and Treating Bearded Iris Problems

Bearded irises are relatively easy to grow and maintain, but like many garden flowers, some natural problems

Caring For Your Siberian Iris

The Siberian iris is a flowering plant which belongs to the Iris genus. These plants are famous for the

Growing Himalayan Blue Poppies

Himalayan blue poppies are beautiful rare flowers that are renowned for their unique electric blue blooms.

Propagate Your Snapdragons

Snapdragons are a variety of semi perennial flowers (last a few years but not indefinitely) that are

Snapdragons: Variety Guide

Snapdragons come in many different varieties. Here is a guide to the most common varieties: Tall Snapdragons Axion

Pruning and Dividing Bee Balm

Pruning and dividing bee balm are two things that run hand-in-hand. If you find that your bee balm plant

Types Of Perennial Begonias

Begonias can be found in over 1500 varieties around the world. Some of the more common varieties are

Maintaining a Strawberry Begonia

Strawberry begonia plants, also known as strawberry geranium plants, are funny—they’re neither

How to Grow Lantana Flowers in Containers

Lantana flowers are big cluster-growing flowers that grow in tropical regions of the Americas and Africa.

Growing Lantana Flowers Outdoors

You can grow your lantana flowers outdoors with the correct regional climate conditions. You need to

Mexican Petunia vs Other Petunias

There are a few differences between Mexican petunia plants and other petunias, but even though they’re

How to Propagate a Princess Flower

The Princess flower (Tibouchina urvilleana, also referred to as Tibouchina semidecandra) is a native

How to Plant Dahlia Bulbs

Dahlias that sprout from dahlia bulbs are an excellent perennial choice for your garden. Colorful late

Marsh Marigold: Planting Tips

Marsh marigold is prolific plant that likes the margins of ponds and streams. A marsh marigold is quite

Planting a Yellow Daisy

Yellow daisies are among the easiest and simplest plants to grow. They are almost totally maintenance

Planting a Shasta Daisy

Shasta daisies are a delightful plant that is easy to grow and requires almost no maintenance. The Shasta

Dividing Your Daisies

Divide your daisies once every 2 or 3 years in order to maintain strength and keep the plant healthy.