Page 151 - 2017-greengate-Gardensense-magazine
P. 151

house plants
Name Comments
FIG-WEEPING
Botanical Name
Ficus benjamina
Light Watering
Filtered or indirect light
Allow soil to dry half way down pot before watering Evergreen plant with slender, wavy green foliage; some leaf drop periodically is normal
FLAMINGO FLOWER Anthurium spp. Bright filtered light Keep soil moist
Oval-shaped leathery leaves with long lasting pink or red bracts
HOMALOMENA Homalomena wallisii
Large heart-shaped, waxy green leaves on long stems
JADE PLANT Crassula argentea
Succulent plant with thick branching stems
KAFFIR LILY Clivia miniata
Narrow glossy leaves, orange flowers from April to June
LAUREL-INDIAN Ficus microcarpa nitida
Upright growth habit with long, smooth oval-shaped leaves
MONSTERA Monstera deliciosa
Large tropical vine with large, splitting, heart-shaped leaves. This plant is no longer classified as philodendron
OLEANDER Nerium oleander Bright direct light
Keep soil moist in spring and summer
Slender leathery leaves, fragrant flowers in many colors; POISONOUS
PALM Palm spp. Bright indirect light
Soil moisture depends on species
Many varieties of tree-form plants with feathery leaves
PEACE LILY Spathiphyllum ‘Mauna Loa’ Indirect light
Allow soil to dry somewhat before watering
White spathe forms from long stem with lance-shaped leaves
PEPEROMIA Peperomia spp. Bright indirect light
Allow soil to dry before watering
Several varieties of succulent plants with attractive foliage and trailing or compact growth habits
PHILODENDRON Philodendron spp. Indirect or filtered light
Allow soil to dry before watering
Heart shaped leaves in either tree or vine form
Filtered or indirect light
Allow soil to dry completely before watering
Bright direct light
Allow soil to dry completely before watering
Bright filtered light
Keep soil moist in summer; winter dry, cool
Filtered or indirect light
Allow soil to dry before watering
Indirect or filtered light
Allow soil to dry before watering
151


































































































   149   150   151   152   153