Plants

Learn how to care for every type of plants from houseplants to ornamental plants. Bring more pleasure to your gardening life, and improve your garden/home design.

Tea Plant
Cold Hardy Tea Plant - Our Best Tips
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The tea plant can be grown as a shrub or a small tree. It is evergreen, producing showy flowers, though it is most notable for its foliage, which, when immature, is harvested to produce tea beverages. Leaves can vary in length between two and six inches and are a pale green when young with soft white hairs on their undersides. Older leaves are a darker, deeper shade of green and lose their hairs. These plants are very attractive, producing lush foliage that retains its color all year round.

Miss Kim Lilac
How to Grow and Care For Miss Kim Lilac Tree
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Miss Kim lilac is a beautiful flowering shrub that produces fragrant, purple blooms in spring. This deciduous shrub has a short mature height and its distinctive fragrance differs from the common French lilac. For those who have limited space in their gardens, planting Miss Kim lilac trees is an excellent choice. When planted in full sun, this shrub will add phenomenal color and texture to any landscape.

Fiddle Leaf Fig Tree
Fiddle Leaf Fig Tree - Optimal Growing and Care Tips
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The fiddle leaf fig tree features heavily-veined, oval-shaped leaves that grow upright. These tropical plants thrive in very warm and humid conditions, but growing them at home can be somewhat challenging. The good news is, these plants are very hardy by nature and can withstand less-than-ideal conditions for quite a long time.

Outdoor Bamboo Plants
10 Outdoor Bamboo Plants You Can Grow In The Garden
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Bamboo is a nice evergreen subfamily of treelike grasses. They are fast-growing and highly-resistant to any kind of weather though full sun fits them best. These plants are more vibrant and grow much faster outdoors. If you're looking for some outdoor bamboo plants for your garden, this is the guide you need.

Double Knockout Rose
Double Knockout Rose - Varieties, Care & Planting Information
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Roses have long been a popular plant because of their pleasant fragrance and romantic-looking blossoms. One variety that looks a lot like the classic rose but is much easier to grow and care for is the Double Knockout Rose. This shrub rose variety is called a Double Knockout because it truly is a knockout flower! With its doubling petals and self-cleaning properties, it’s no wonder so many gardeners prefer growing the Double Knockout rose for fuller bloom.

Rebloom Orchids
How to Rebloom Orchids - Our Best Tips
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Orchids are common houseplants because they are beautiful and usually fairly inexpensive. People typically buy orchids while they are flowering, and when you take them home, their stunning blooms can last many weeks or even months.

Spring Flowers
10 Spring Flowers That Are Easy to Grow
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Spring flowers are an indication that warmer weather is coming, and they are greatly anticipated by many gardeners throughout winter. Some of the best and easiest to grow spring flowers are listed here.

Water Plants
14 Low-Maintenance Water Plants - Growing Tips + Photos
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Water plants are aquatic or semi-aquatic species that can grow on top of, or submerged in water. These plants are generally very low maintenance because they don’t need to watered, and they provide many benefits to ponds, aquariums, and waterways, and contribute to healthy biodiversity.

Mini Succulents
9 Mini Succulents with Pictures
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Mini succulents have seen a rapid rise in popularity over the last few years, for a whole host of reasons. Houseplant popularity, in general, has been growing, and succulents offer a good option for anyone who likes the look of houseplants but isn't very good at providing continual care, as these types of plants typically thrive on neglect.

Purple Succulents
10 Purple Succulents For Growing Indoors & Outdoors
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Succulents have the benefit of producing a range of interesting colored foliage, which is a great way to brighten up your garden or home all year round, without relying on flowers blooming. Some of the most striking succulents have purple leaves, and these can vary from pale, dusky lilacs, through to deep and dark plum shades that verge on black. This list encompasses some of the best purple succulents for growing indoors and outdoors.

Bird of Paradise
Bird of Paradise Plants Buying & Growing Guide
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The bird of paradise plant is an evergreen perennial that takes the shape of clump-forming large gray-green foliage. The plant has no stem or trunk, and the leaves appear directly out of the ground. The leaves themselves are stunning and closely resemble those of the banana plant, which is a cousin of the bird of paradise plant.