House plants

Plants that are grown indoors in a pot or containers are known as house plants. they are known for their beautiful appearance and the sometimes also known for their ability to purify indoor air quality.

Care of Ceropegia plant

How to take care of Ceropegia plant and their common types

Introduction The genus Ceropegia L. (Apocynaceae: Ceropegieae) has about 244 species. This genus is mainly distributed from southern Africa to India to Australia (1). The following article is all about the care of Ceropegia plant and their types. The name Ceropegia is derived from the Greek word keros means wax and pege meaning stram or …

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Calendula officinalis

Calendula officinalis: Plant description

Introduction Calendula officinalis belongs to the family Asteraceae is commonly known as Pot Marigold and is an annual plant having a maximum height of 12-24 inches. This plant is having beautiful yellow edible flowers and is very easy to grow and maintain. Thi plant is having various types of important secondary metabolites which are useful …

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Ficus alii care

Ficus alii care and propagation: An air purifying plant

Introduction Ficus Alii belongs to the family Moraceae (fig). The botanical name of this plant is Ficus macleilandii “Alii” which originated in the tropical parts of Southeast Asia Thailand. This plant is air-purifying and is appealing both to the interior plant scale industries and to the home markets. Following is the article about Ficus Alii …

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Schefflera actinophylla

How to take care of Schefflera actinophylla?

Introduction Schefflera plant is commonly known as an umbrella tree that reaches a height of up to 8-10 feet outdoors and 2 – 3.5 feet indoors. the scientific name of this plant is Schefflera actinophylla¬†(Endl.) Harms, Brassaia¬†actinophylla¬†Endl. and belongs to the Araliaceae family. For indoor conditions all you need is a large room and bright …

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Emerald ripple (Peperomia caperata) care

Emerald ripple (Peperomia caperata) care

Introduction Emerald ripple (Peperomia caperata) belongs to the family Piperaceae and is commonly used as a houseplant or indoor plant because of its unique beautiful leaves. Another plant of Piperaceae is Peperomia obtusifolia. This plant is tropical and is an evergreen herbaceous shrub. It is native to Brazil. As a tropical origin, it thus requires …

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Chrysanthemum morifolium

How to take care of Mum plant (Chrysanthemum morifolium)?

Introduction The plant Chrysanthemum morifolium belongs to the family Asteraceae (composite) and originated in China and Japan. This plant is not only known for its beautiful flowers but also is an important medicinal plant and is a major source of natural products like flavonoids, sesquiterpene lactones, and other essential oils (1). Bedside this mum plant …

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Saintpaulia ionantha

Saintpaulia ionantha (African violet) care

Introduction African violet scientific name is Saintpaulia ionantha and belongs to the family Gesneriaceae. This plant is small with round and hairy leaves and has beautiful flowers with shades of blue, violet, burgundy, white, and pink. Nowadays there are so many beautiful varieties of these plants available in the market. This plant has been hybridized …

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Aglaonema crispum

How to take care of Chinese Evergreen plant (Aglaonema crispum)?

Introduction Chinese evergreen plants are nowadays very popular as house plants or as garden plants. These plants are compact and low-growing with congested leaves born on the short stock at the soil level. Let us see what are Chinese Evergreen plant (Aglaonema crispum) is and how to take care. Another very special abilities of this …

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Peperomia obtusifolia

Peperomia obtusifolia or Baby rubber plant care and problems

Introduction The baby rubber plant (Peperomia obtusifolia) belongs to the Piperaceae family which is a true succulent. As a true succulent plant, this can be grown with normal care and can bear a rough and tough environment, unlike other members of this family. Another plant of this family is Peperomia caperata. Therefore the baby rubber …

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