Friday, October 2, 2015
Saturday, August 15, 2015
It is related to the spider plant and as easy to grow.
Ideal for beginners, it resists irregular watering.
Sunday, February 15, 2015
This is a climber, like all Philodendron, but it is semi-epiphytic: it can grow like a bush and climb when it finds a support to cling to.
Being native to the rainforests of Brazil, it can be satisfied with partial shade.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
It has gone out of fashion but as fashions come and go, it is now available at nurseries.
It is an excellent houseplant for beginners as it is extremely resistant to neglect, temperatures down to -5 °C and poor light.
There is a variegated form, Aspidistra elatior variegata, and a dwarf form, Aspidistra elatior minor.
Saturday, June 21, 2014
The genus includes about fifty species and belongs to the family Araceae, having that family's flowering spadix surrounded by a spathe but it is rather insignificant.
It is its generally variegated foliage which makes the plant attractive.