Tag : Microsorum musifolium ‘Crocodyllus’

Scary Plants

Scary Plants

Today is Halloween so I decided to mention a few plants that have names that conjure up thoughts of evil or actually are kind of evil. The first one is the carrion flower or Stapelia gigantea. Its flowers actually smell like carrion or dead flesh, thus attracting its pollinator, the

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Ferns, Up Close and Personal

Ferns, Up Close and Personal

Caterpillar fern -Polypodium formosanum Ferns are such an interesting group of plants. I especially love the ferns with “feet” and the bird’s nest ferns. I use a lot of birds and nests in my decorating and so having a plant that looks like a nest with eggs is one I

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