Stolons with plantlets – plant propagation

May 5, 2016 at 4:29 pm

plant propagation - stolons with plantletsStolons (also called runners) are horizontal above ground plant stems which start to root and to form a new plant at the place where they touch the ground. Stolons of some plants (like for example the spider plant) grow upwards, then bend over slightly and produce little young plants, called plantlets, at their tips. After touching the soil, the plantlets take roots and become independent from the mother plant.

Peace Lily, Spathiphyllum

May 1, 2016 at 2:46 pm

Flowers of the peace lilyThe Peace Lily (Spathiphyllum) is a delightfully unique flower with beautiful green leaves and very decorative white flowers. I am not sure where its common name came from, but I know that it depicts exactly what you can experience while looking at it – overwhelming peace and joyful tranquility.