Category: Indoor Plants

  • How to Propagate Begonias: 4 easy ways.

    Begonias are a popular choice among gardeners for their beautiful foliage and colorful blooms. If you’re looking to expand your collection or share your love for these plants with friends and family, learning how to propagate begonias is a great place to start. Luckily, there are several easy methods you can use to create new…

  • Do begonias like sun or shade?

    Unlike most flowering plants, begonias actually prefer growing in light shade or part-sun conditions. Today, begonia growers and breeders have been able to increase sun tolerance in several groups of begonias, which has resulted in begonias that can withstand and thrive in direct sun for 8 or more hours. This process of selective breeding involves…

  • How to Grow and Care for Philodendron Cordatum

    Philodendron cordatum is a rare and beautiful aroid species. Although this plant is available from time to time, most specimens sold are actually mislabeled heartleaf philodendrons. If you are lucky enough to own a specimen of the true species, you can follow the tips in this guide to keep it happy and growing it in…

  • How to Care for “Silver Sword” Philodendron (Philodendron hastatum “Silver Sword”)

    The Silver Sword Philodendron is an elegant houseplant loved for its dramatic silver leaves. In this post, we’ll explore the characteristics of this tropical plant, its growth method, as well as its light, humidity, and maintenance requirements to add a refined and dazzling touch to your interior. The Silver Sword Philodendron, scientifically known as Philodendron…

  • How to Propagate Wandering Jew or Spiderwort (Tradescantia) Plants: Cuttings, Division, and Seeds

    Tradescantia, commonly called Wandering Jew or Spiderwort, is a beautiful versatile houseplant genus that can bring colorful foliage and texture to any indoor space. These plants originate from tropical and subtropical regions, but have become worldwide favorites to grow inside due to their low-maintenance nature. These plants can have a mounding, trailing, or tangled mat-like…

  • A Complete Guide to Wandering Jew or Spiderwort Plant (Tradescantia) Types and Care

    The Wandering Jew plant, scientifically known as Tradescantia spp., is a genus of herbaceous and perennial plants, belonging to the Commelinaceae family. It is not a single plant but rather the common name for a variety of Tradescantia species, including Tradescantia fluminensis, Tradescantia pallida ‘Purple Heart’, and Tradescantia zebrina, among others. These plants have heart-shaped…

  • How to Grow and Care for Tradescantia sillamontana (Cobweb Spiderwort, White Velvet)

    Tradescantia sillamontana, commonly known as Cobweb Spiderwort or White Velvet, is a unique and visually appealing plant with its fuzzy white leaves and delicate pink flowers. In this blog post, we will explore the origin, appearance, care requirements, propagation, and common problems associated with hardy, herbaceous perennial. Tradescantia sillamontana is native to the mountains of…

  • How to Grow and Care for Tradescantia Pink Panther (Callisia repens pink panther)

    If you’re looking to add a unique, eye-catching plant to your indoor garden, look no further than Tradescantia ‘Pink Panther’ or Callisia repens ‘Pink Panther’. Also known as “Pink Bubble” or “Pink Lady,” this super cute houseplant creates a stunning pink and green variegated foliage effect that’s perfect for brightening up your home. Let’s explore…

  • How to Grow and Care for Moses in the Cradle (Tradescantia Spathacea)

    Tradescantia spathacea, commonly known as Moses in the Cradle, Boat Lily, Moses in a Basket, or Dwarf Oyster is a popular houseplant known for its attractive foliage and easy care requirements. In this blog post, we will provide a comprehensive guide on how to grow and care for this wonderful plant, covering its origin and…

  • How to Grow and Care for Tradescantia Fluminensis (Small-leaf Spiderwort)

    Tradescantia Fluminensis, commonly known as Small-leaf Spiderwort, is a beautiful trailing plant that belongs to the Commelinaceae family. It is native to the Americas, including Mexico, South America, and the Caribbean. This plant features small, lance-shaped leaves that are typically green with a hint of purple on the undersides. The leaves are arranged alternately along…