Poinsettias are scarlet, pink, or white decorative plants in pots, which are also called the Christmas Star or Bethlehem Star, as they bloom just in time for the Christmas holidays. Poinsettia cannot go unnoticed; the plant looks very spectacular, original, and undemanding.
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Catharanthus is a beautiful shrub dotted with flowers that will fit perfectly into any home. The name of the plant is translated from Greek as “clear, flawless flower”. Many experts believe that the catharanthus is the most spectacular ornamental shrub existing today. Its flowering continues almost all year round. The plant is distinguished by its unpretentiousness in care; it has been cultivated at home since the 18th century. The indoor catharanthus has not yet managed to gain great popularity among gardeners, which is a pity.
Sansevieria is an ornamental leafy plant, which is also known to many under the names of “mother-in-law’s tongue”, “pike tail”, “leopard lily”, and “snake skin”. The plant attracts flower growers with its upright leathery leaves that have unusual patterns. Sansevierias look more impressive in group plantings, which is why they are often planted in one pot.
Daisies are touching and at the same time simple wild flowers that serve as an unobtrusive decoration of the local area. However, not everyone knows that they have a lot of doppelgangers differing in size and bud color. Daisy-like flowers are the result of the leading breeders’ work. Each relative of chamomile is unique in its own way, and our specialists will always help you with the choice of the best wildflowers.
Strelitzia, or a bird of paradise, is one of the most unusual herbaceous perennials in the world. The plant is native to Madagascar and Zimbabwe. Strelitzia received its name in honor of the wife of King George III, Princess of Mecklenburg, Charlotte-Sophia of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. The queen was removed from public affairs, but all her life she patronized the sciences and the Royal Botanic Gardens in London. The plant has a very beautiful flower, unusual fruit and stem shape.
Indoor ivy (lat. "Hedera") is a very popular plant, the first mention of which dates back to the times of Ancient Greece. In earlier days, there was a tradition to make wreaths of ivy for girls as a holiday decoration. It was also believed that Hedera scares away the evil spirits and brings good luck. Today, the ivy is especially appreciated by designers as a universal plant for ‘greening up’ a room. Florists often use ivy in compositions along with pelargonium and other indoor plants.
Fresh flowers are a popular gift for almost all occasions. However, without the proper care, they tend to wilt quickly. To prevent that and to extend the life of a bouquet for up to two weeks, all you need is to follow a few simple flower care rules.
Roses are a beautiful gift to express a whole gamut of emotions. They are also appropriate for just about any occasion. Besides, roses, as well as hydrangea, look absolutely stunning so they can complement a variety of flower compositions. Further on, you can find a few useful tips and recommendations on how to care for roses to make them last longer.
Flowers in a box or basket look trendy and chic and are very practical. However, caring for them is different from caring for a classic bouquet. Learn how to do proper flower care to make your arrangements last for a long time.
The official medicine has long recognized the healing properties of Iceland moss. It is part of many drugs and considered a very effective remedy against a number of diseases. Iceland moss or cetraria grows only to 12-16 cm and is actually lichen, a mixture of algae and green or brown mushrooms. Cetraria owes its name to the ancient Romans, originating from the word “cetra”, which means “shield”.