Tag : Ficus lyrata

All In The Family- Ficus or Fig

All In The Family- Ficus or Fig

  The ficus or fig family is a large and diverse family. I never realized how many different ones I had until I started writing this blog post. In the picture above there are 5 different ficus and I have 6 more that aren’t in the picture. They range from tiny

Continue reading

Playing the Fiddle

Playing the Fiddle

Fiddle leaf fig with a Dracaena at Kingwood Center in Ohio When I volunteer with the kids at Belle Isle in the Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory, I always point out that common names of plants are quite often given to the plants because of what they resemble. The leaves of

Continue reading