Aeonium Black Rose: Care and Propagation

Aeonium Black Rose is an extremely beautiful and charming monocarpic succulent. It has large burgundy or purple black foliage with a green centre arranged in a rosette. The stems are thick, fleshy and rough, light brown or yellowish in colour. It produces clusters of yellow flowers which can bring contrast in any garden. It has … Read more

Cotyledon Pendens: Care And Propagation

Introduction Cotyledon pendens is a rare trailing succulent plant of the Crassulaceae family. This is a much branched shrublet. It has a hanging stem that measures 60 cm in length. This plant is also known by the name of cliff cotyledon. During summer months this plant grows on rocky outcrops. They become dormant in winter … Read more

Portulaca Molokiniensis: Care And Propagation

Portulaca Molokiniensis Portulaca molokiniensis is an unusual looking succulent native to the hawaii. Appearance of this succulent differs from other succulents. This plant has got multiple stems and branches. These multiple stems and branches clump together to form the dense shrub. This plant is short and attains the height of 18 inches. In Hawaii Portulaca … Read more

9 O Clock Flower—Care And Propagation

The 9 O clock flower plant is an exceptionally beautiful, deeply fragrant annual bedding succulent with plump narrow leaves used for pots as well as landscapes. It is named so because of its unique feature to bloom around 9 to 10 o’clock every single morning. It is a drought and heat tolerant tropical flower native to … Read more

Firestick Plant [Euphorbia tirucalli]: Care And Propagation

Firestick Plant Firestick plant commonly known as naked lady is a hardy, leafless (as leaves fall very soon), ornamental shrub performing best in dry weather conditions. This is a fast growing and spreading plant. Since, Euphorbia tirucalli is an evergreen succulent plant, it is adapted to semi-arid climatic conditions. Firestick is not a tropical plant. … Read more

Ric Rac Cactus: Care And Propagation

Ric Rac Cactus  Ric Rac Cactus are the unique looking cacti with distinctive glossy green and lobed fleshy leaves in an alternate wavy pattern. Their stems are clustered densely at the base and can cascade dramatically over the pot. They are the members of the night blooming cactus family. So, it’s pretty rare to see … Read more

Alligator Plant: Care, Propagation And Benefits

Introduction  Alligator plant is a special undemanding and low- maintenance house plant admired for its unique foliage beauty. These succulents  have long, thick and serrated dandy green leaves with small spurs along its phylloclade that can grow into the plantlets, with purple coloring underneath. The Alligator plant has a cylindrical unbranched stem which can grow … Read more

Crassula Capitella: Care And Propagation

Crassula capitella Crassula capitella is a dramatic foliage succulent plant which has branching herbaceous stems with colorful, thick  leaves with serrated edges. A cluster of lightly fragrant starry white flowers grows on the leaf surfaces during the blooming period preferably in the summer season. Their eye-catching fleshy, spectacular leaves have made them a perfect example … Read more

Monkey Tail Cactus: Care and Propagation

Monkey Tail Cactus Cleistocactus colademononis (previously Hildewintera colademononis), popularly known as Monkey tail cactus, is a vigorous tropical epilithic cactus branched at the base. This cactus species is preferred outdoors mostly as hanging plants for its unique drooping stems which can reach up to 3-4 feet in length. Its origin can be traced back to … Read more