Category : Houseplant Flowers

A Shower Favor

A Shower Favor

At my last African violet club meeting, part of the program included splitting and sharing a plant that was given to the club. A man contacted a club member wondering if we wanted his recently passed wife’s African violets. Of course, they said yes. I have never seen African violets

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Tillandsia Offsets

Tillandsia Offsets

I am obsessed with air plants or tillandsias. They are hanging in the windows, (yes that is plural), growing under lights, in terrariums on the walls, and more. Of course, if you regularly read this blog, you know I’m obsessed with all houseplants. But today, lets talk about these easy

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Beautiful Neoregelias

Beautiful Neoregelias

For a couple of years now I have attended the Southeast Michigan Bromeliad Society show and sale at Matthaei Botanical Gardens. The color and diversity of these plants is not to be believed! I love them all, but am always drawn to the neoregelias [(knee-o-ra-geel-ee-as) my attempt at helping you

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Black Bat Flower

Black Bat Flower

A fitting flower for this Halloween weekend is the black bat flower or Tacca chantrieri.  This plant hails from parts of Asia and is a real show stopper when it is in bloom. The “wings” are actually the bracts of the flower, not the actual flower. The flower can be

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Orchid Death

Orchid Death

My daughter received a Phalaenopsis orchid as a gift about a month ago. I don’t have pics of it then, but believe me when I say it was gorgeous! It was covered with white blossoms. When I arrived today, all the flowers were gone, the stem was yellow and I

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