Hindu Rope, Hoya Carnosa ‘Krinkle Kurls’, Hoya Carnosa ‘Compacta’

Hindu Rope / Hoya Carnosa Krinkle Kurls / Hoya Carnosa Compacta is such a COOL plant, great for hanging baskets. Their twisted ribboning vines have simple needs, propagate easily, and grow slowly. They like warm temperatures, lots of light, and dry soil. Found in nature in Southern India, their leaves are succulents or air plants.Continue reading “Hindu Rope, Hoya Carnosa ‘Krinkle Kurls’, Hoya Carnosa ‘Compacta’”

Pilea Peperomioides, Pancake Plant, Chinese Money Plant

Pilea Peperomioides comes with many names (pancake plant, Chinese money plant, missionary plant, and I’m sure the list goes on…), it’s just so dang awesome! No two are ever the same. This quirky, unique, always one of a kind plant needs to be in your collection. It easily propagates, grows quickly, and adds so muchContinue reading “Pilea Peperomioides, Pancake Plant, Chinese Money Plant”

Peace Lily How to Care For

Peace Lily is easy to love! They are easy to care for and can be pretty forgiving. It grows well in the shade and bright light alike and is excellent at communicating when it wants a drink. When thinking about the ideal environment for this plant, you must remember it is tropical. Genus: Spathiphyllum  HowContinue reading “Peace Lily How to Care For”

Variegation in Monstera

What is variegation? Variegated Monstera have become the darling of plant enthusiasts, but they can be very difficult and expensive to find. This is due to how rare variegation is in the plant and how difficult stable variegation is to propagate. Variegation is a term used to describe a plant with variation in color. ItContinue reading “Variegation in Monstera”

How to Care for your Monstera Deliciosa, Monstera Albo, Monstera Thai Constellation

How to care for Monstera? When caring for your your Monstera, think tropical. Your plant wants heat, humidity, and lots of indirect sunlight. Water weekly or after the first inch of soil becomes dry. Let the soil dry before you water again. In the winter months it will require less watering. “Listening” to when yourContinue reading “How to Care for your Monstera Deliciosa, Monstera Albo, Monstera Thai Constellation”

Monstera Albo and other Variegated Monstera

Variegated monstera are color categorized as Monstera Albo, Monstera Mint, Monstera Sport, and Monstera Aurea. These descriptors refer to the coloring of the variegated monstera. Albo =White, Mint or Sport = light green, and Aurea = yellow. What causes Variegation in Monstera? Monstera Obliqua Variegata Known and loved for it’s lacy leaves. Monstera Obliqua leavesContinue reading “Monstera Albo and other Variegated Monstera”