Lotus Plant-Nelumbo Nucifera
Lotus is an aquatic flowering plant in the family of Nelumbonaceae. These beautiful flowering plants are native to Asia, Australia, Queensland. Lotus is the national flower of India. Lotus plants can be easily grown at home indoors.
Plant structure is as such that the roots of lotus plants are planted in a soil of pond or river and the leaves float on the top of the water surface. Flowers can be seen above the leaves of thick stems and may usually grow to a height of 150 centimeters.
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Century Plant- Agave Americana
Century plant or agave Americana is a flowering plant in the family of Agavaceae. These plant species are native to United States, West Indies, Mexico, Texas, and Arizona. It is cultivated worldwide as an ornamental plant.
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Aloe Vera – A.Barbadensis Mill
Aloe vera is a plant that grows well in tropical climates of all over the world. The plant is cultivated for its agricultural, decorative and medicinal purposes. Plant can usually reaches to a height of 60-100 centimeters tall and spreads offsets. Leaves are thick, fleshy, gray-green color and white flecks on upper and lower stem surfaces. Some varieties may produce flowers especially in summer season with long yellow tubular corollas.
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Gardenia is a flowering plant in the family of Rubiaceae which is native to tropical and sub tropical regions of Asia, Africa, Madagascar and Pacific Islands. These are evergreen shrubs that grows to a height of 2-12 feet tall. leaves are opposite in whorls, broad, dark green with a leathery texture. Flowers have sweet scented aroma that blooms in mid-spring to mid-summer season and available in small clusters of white, yellow, red, cream colors. Continue reading “Gardenia Plant – How to Care for Gardenia plant at Home and Garden”
Ferns or Vascular plants are grown as landscape plants for foliage and ornamental flower purposes. The stems are referred as rhizomes though they can grow undergrounds only. Green color photosynthetic part is often referred as frond that typically divided into 2 layers namely fertile and sterile leaves. Fertile leaves are much narrower than sterile leaves and have no green color tissue.
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