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31 Dezembro 2019
Zamioculcas: Houseplant of the Month for January

Smart appearance, super-tough and an exceptionally fine work of nature: meet stylish Zamioculcas.   Green god Zamioculcas is the superhero amongst houseplants. An imperturbable powerhouse that also looks good. Thick dark green stems with feathered leaves with a beautiful shine, ranging in size from mini to around 60 cm. The larger specimens fan out

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19 Dezembro 2019
BLOG: grower report Floramor

This report all started with a drive to Belgium, the birthplace of azalea floriculture, and home to Azalea grower FlorAmor. Christoph Stevens is my enthusiastic guide during the special visit to the Ghent region that follows.   Why is Belgium traditionally the epicentre of the azalea world? This plant originated in East Asia. In the late 18th century,

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21 Novembro 2019
Poinsettia: Houseplant of the Month for December

The poinsettia’s cheerful colours are just what you need in the dark days before Christmas and the arrival of 2020.   Theatrical character When you first notice about the poinsettia are the beautifully coloured leaves. They’re often thought to be the flowers, but are actually bracts that form a star shape around the true flowers, which are small and yellow

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29 Outubro 2019
Calathea: Houseplant of the Month for November

Incredible: a plant that literally shares your life and tells you when it’s time to go to sleep.   Wonder-leaves Variegated or plain. Wavy, ribbed or smooth. Oval or pointy. Beautiful symmetrical markings or a bit freehand. Even marked with an eye, if you want to be kept under observation. If you’re looking for unusual leaves, Calathea is the houseplant

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1 Outubro 2019
Cymbidium: Houseplant of the Month for October

Stunning flowers amidst tall green stalks: meet Cymbidium, the orchid that in no way resembles an orchid.   Gracious and… big! The stem is concealed in a forest of soft green leaves. The flower stems quickly almost become top-heavy with flowers. Cymbidium flowers for weeks like a torch with red, purple, pink, orange, yellow, green or bicoloured flowers

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