Dracaena Lemon Lime

November 2, 2016 at 5:48 pm

dracaena lemon limeThe colours which surround us reportedly have an effect on our mood. The colour green is said to relax and calm us down. In addition, light green is supposed to give us a shot of optimism on account of its association with spring and new lives being born. If this is true, it means that the Dracaena Lemon Lime, with its lively light green foliage, is an ideal plant for anyone who wants to bring a bit of happiness into their home 🙂

Phalaenopsis orchid, Moth orchid

September 3, 2016 at 5:27 pm

phalaenopsis orchid, moth orchid, phalThe moth orchid (phalaenopsis) is one of those cult house plants which almost everybody knows. A real, beautiful queen among indoor plants that can bloom in any season of the year. Not a very demanding queen.

Dracaena Compacta, Compact Dragon Tree

July 5, 2016 at 5:35 pm

Dracaena CompactaDue to its stylish appearance suiting modern apartments Dracaena Compacta is one of the most well loved houseplants. According to many popular views it is also a plant that is quite easy to grow. Unfortunately, popular views are not always true, as I found out for myself when wondering for a long time why my dracaenas looked so miserable 😉

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.

African violet, Saintpaulia

March 26, 2016 at 4:00 pm

African violets in pots, saintpaulias

Do you like the spring and seeing the flowers bloom? Thanks to the African violet it will be spring in your home all year round.

Heart-leaf philodendron, philodendron scandens

February 16, 2016 at 4:57 pm

Heart-leaf philodendron, philodendron scandens

Philodendron scandens with its attractive heart-shaped leaves is one of the least demanding ivies which you can grow indoors. It looks excellent when climbing up a support or hanging down from a basket attached to a ceiling. An ideal plant?

Grape ivy, cissus rhombifolia

January 27, 2016 at 4:54 pm

Grape ivy, cissus rhombifolia

An attractive ivy resembling grapevines (hence the common name “grape ivy”), once very popular, today kind of forgotten. Cissus rhombifolia – an ideal plant for less bright rooms, which can hang down, climb up or expand horizontally. It is time to renew interest in it. 🙂

Weeping fig, ficus benjamina

January 23, 2016 at 2:46 pm

Weeping fig, ficus benjaminaThe weeping fig is one of the most popular trees to be grown indoors. It seems to me that the main reason for that is its appearance. Ficus benjamina is actually a real tree, with its hard trunk crowned with branches full of green leaves. Of all house plants this is the one which is the closest to our understanding of what a tree should look like.

Spider plant, Chlorophytum comosum

January 1, 2016 at 3:42 pm

Spider plant, Airplane plant, Chlorophytum comosumWhile I was thinking about how to begin my post about the spider plant and in particular about the characteristics that differentiate it from other house plants, the following thought came to my mind: “the spider plant, with its bushy green and white leaves and shoots of little new plants hanging down, makes every room that it grows in seem quieter and more homely”. Apart from being easy to grow, it is precisely this feature that explains why there is always at least one specimen of this popular plant in my home.

Madagascar dragon tree, Dracaena marginata

December 9, 2015 at 6:27 pm

Dracaena marginataAre you looking for a tree-shaped plant for your home or office? Preferably one which is durable and easy to grow? And which will clean the air of toxins at the same time? If this is the case then the ideal plant for you will be the Madagascar dragon tree (dracaena marginata) – the most popular and widely known of the dracaenas.