Arum Lily (Arum) – The Complete Guide

Arum lily - Arum

The arum lily (Arum) thrives with magnificent foliage and deep red berry clusters in shady locations that other perennials shy away from. Despite their name, however, they are not related to lilies (Lilium). If the high poison content is not an insurmountable hurdle, the plant provides decorative accents in beds and containers throughout the year. …

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Windflower (Anemone) – The Complete Guide

Windflower (Anemone)

When colorful carpets of flowers gently sway in the wind, the anemone spreads its delicate magic. The delicate flower thrives along mighty hedges or at the foot of deciduous trees with planting and care effort within manageable limits. Planting Anemone Anemone will thrive and bloom effortlessly if you plant the flower in March/April or August/September …

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Spur Flower (Plectranthus) – The Complete Guide

Spur flower (Plectranthus)

The spur flower (Plectranthus) is not related to the real frankincense tree (Boswellia) but exudes a very similar, wonderfully ethereal-spicy fragrance. It is a real sensory delight on sunny seats on the balcony, terrace, or even in the living room! Origin The spur flower belongs to the large genus of herbaceous perennial plants with the …

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Flamingo flowers (Anthurium) – The Complete Guide

Flamingo flowers (Anthurium)

Flamingo flowers are also known as anthuriums, laceleafs, or tailflowers. With their large, shiny leaves and colorful inflorescences, they are very attractive houseplants. No wonder they keep coming back into fashion again and again. Their cultivation can succeed well with a little attention. Origin The anthurium, or flamingo flower because of its striking inflorescence in …

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Peace Lily (Spathiphyllum) – The Complete Guide

Peace lily (Spathiphyllum)

With its small, spoonlike flowers, the peace lily (Spathiphyllum) is often confused with the usually red-flowered flamingo flower (Anthurium), although they are two different species. However, like the other, one is an easy-to-care-for houseplant that enjoys great popularity in many living rooms. Another common name for the peace lily is spath. Origin and Distribution Spathiphyllum …

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Snake Plant (Sansevieria) – The Complete Guide

Snake Plant - (Sansevieria trifasciata)

The snake plant (Sansevieria), also known as mother-in-law’s tongue because of its up to one meter high and pointed leaves, is one of the most popular houseplants in many living rooms. Already established on windowsills for decades, the plant has once again gained strong popularity due to many positive characteristics. The different varieties are extremely …

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