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September Plant of the Month: Dracaena

Our September Plant of the Month is the Dracaena. The dracaena is a genus of plant with over 100 different species. Dracaena varieties can be grown indoors or outdoors and range from small office plants to large trees. They work well on their own or in pairings. Dracaena Varieties Dracaena Marginata: a dracaena marginata is… Read More

August Plant of the Month: Pony Tail Palm

It’s August and it’s time to celebrate and learn about the Ponytail Palm. The ponytail palm’s scientific name is Beaucarnea recurvata. This plant is also known as an Elephant’s Foot. It is easy to guess where both common names came from just by looking at the plant. The base of the trunk looks like like an elephant… Read More

June’s Plant of the Month: Cordyline

Exterior landscaping with cordyline

Cordyline is a tropical exterior plant that we use in our landscaping. Cordyline originated in Southeast Asia. It currently thrives in the Hawaiian Islands, the eastern part of Australia and other pacific islands. Some common names for Cordyline include good luck plant, palm lily and Hawaiian Ti Plant. Cordyline can be solid or have striped… Read More

May Plant of the Month: ZZ

The ZZ plant, also known by its scientific name, Zamioculcas zamiifolia. A couple other names for the ZZ plant is Zanzibar gem, emerald palm, and zuzu plant. It’s pretty easy to see why it is referred to as a ZZ. The ZZ plant grows tall stalks with oblong green leaves. The plant is quite unique and each plant has… Read More

Orchid: April Plant of the Month

Our April Plant of the Month is the Orchid. The orchid comes in a large variety of types. They can be small or large, used in floral arrangements or on their own as a statement, indoor plant. Despite the variety of shapes, sizes and colors, it is easy to identify an orchid. These classic flowers… Read More

Impatiens: March Plant of the Month

Spring is here and it’s almost time for spring planting! We are in the process of switching from pansies to impatiens. In honor of that, our March Plant of the Month is the impatiens. Impatiens do a very good job of adding color to a flower bed or bowl. They come in a variety of… Read More

Brassica Oleracea: February Plant of the Month

Our February Plant of the Month is known by the scientific name, Brassica Oleracea.   We are going to focus on two varieties of the Brassica Oleracea. These gorgeous winter plants are commonly known as ornamental cabbage and ornamental kale. Other varieties of Brassica Oleracea include edible kale, edible cabbage, broccoli and cauliflower. Although ornamental kale and ornamental cabbage are… Read More