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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Velvetleafs (Abutilon) – The Complete Guide

Velvetleafs (Abutilon)

With tropical blooms beautiful, velvetleafs (Abutilon), also known as Indian mallows, conjure up a paradisiacal ambience on the summer balcony. On the creative windowsill, the exotic beauty with its colorful campanulate flowers is a welcome guest. Behind its capricious appearance, you will find a low-maintenance and long-lasting tub plant. Planting Velvetleafs Since the non-hardy velvetleaf …

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Callas (Calla) – The Complete Guide

Callas (Calla)

With colorful funnel flowers, callas create an exotic ambience on the windowsill and in the garden. Their African origin, the different flowering times, and unorthodox facets of their cultivation raise questions about the calla lily. We will answer all your questions here in a compact and practical way. Planting Callas Correctly Plant summer-flowering callas in …

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Lipstick Flowers (Aeschynanthus) – The Complete Guide

Lipstick Flower (Aeschynanthus)

Lipstick flowers (Aeschynanthus) are exotic plants that exude a special charm when they are in bloom. But the plants require a little more attention because only optimal site conditions and care measures ensure year-round bloom. Origin Lipstick flowers represent the genus Aeschynanthus, which belongs to the family Gesneria. It includes between 140 and 185 species, …

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