Plant Care Sheets

 

Agapanthus

Agapanthus spp (Lily of the Nile) are tropical plants native to South Africa. Their flowers are ball shaped umbels of helicoid cymes called a bostryx, a rare flower form in which the flowers open sequentially over a period of time rather than all at once. Agapanthus are available in various shades of blue or white. Some rebloom throughout the summer and some bloom for a limited four to five weeks. Read more...

Agapanthus

 

 

Dipladenia / Mandevilla

Dipladenia and mandevilla are easy care tropical plants native to Brazil. Both thrive in full, blazing hot sun and reward the gardener with a profusion of bright blooms that do not require deadheading. They are drought tolerant and are therefore the perfect container plants for homeowners who travel frequently and may not be able to follow a consistent watering program. Read more...

Dipladenia

 

 

Clivia

The genus Clivia (klive-ee-ah) is a group of strap leaved plants in the Amaryllidaceae family. They are native to South Africa and were first imported to England as an unknown novelty in the early 1800's. The genus is named after Lady Charlotte Florentia Clive, duchess of Northumberland, in whose conservatory the first imported specimen bloomed, resulting in the genus being named after her. Read more...

Clivia