Seasonal Plant Tips

 5 Great Christmas holiday plants   Norfolk Island Pine Instead of a Christmas tree some may opt for a Norfolk pine (Araucaria heterophylla)which is usually available in stores before Christmas. It may be sold plain…

Amaryllis

Hippeastrum  better known as Amaryllis is a native plant of South America. This bulb produces a spectacular cluster of flowers accompanied by long strap like leaves.   Even though amaryllis are generally grown during the winter…

Cyclamen

The florist variety of cyclamen (C. persicum) was ‘the plant’ during the Christmas holiday in the Victorian era; today it is making a comeback in popularity. The name cyclamen comes from the Greek word circle…