Polka Dot Plant Indoor Care Guide (Hypoestes Phyllostachya)

When I brought home my little polka dot plant (Hypoestes phyllostachya) from Home Depot, I was disappointed to find out it doesn’t live very long. Individual plants may only live for two years! But I didn’t let that stop me from enjoying its gorgeous foliage – and neither should you! Polka dot plant’s beautifully variegated … Read more

Neanthe Bella Palm Care Indoors (Chamaedorea elegans)

Neanthe bella palm (Chamaedorea elegans), also known as parlor palm, is an easy-care indoor tree that tolerates low light and occasional neglect. It’s been popular as a houseplant since the early 1800s for its ability to thrive in dark Victorian parlors (hence the common name). Fully mature neanthe bella palms reach 4 feet (1.2 meters) … Read more

How to Care for Silver Vase Plant (Aechmea Fasciata)

Silver vase plant (Aechmea fasciata), also known as Urn Plant, is an incredibly beautiful bromeliad. It produces a breathtaking bright pink inflorescence with small violet flowers peeking out between the bracts. The plant blooms in spring when it’s three or four years old. Its common name comes from the plant’s silver, waxy leaves, which form … Read more

How to Care for Rieger Begonia Indoors (Begonia Hiemalis)

how to care for rieger begonia indoors

Rieger begonias, also known as Begonia x hiemalis or winter-blooming begonias, are typically discarded after a single season of flowering. But they are perennials, and it’s possible to keep them going for years by propagating or giving them a rest period after blooming. You can typically find rieger begonia for sale in mid winter, just … Read more

Begonia Corallina Care (Angel Wing Begonia)

Begonia corallina (angel wing begonia) is the best type of begonia to grow as a houseplant. With beautiful wing-shaped, spotted leaves and elegant flower clusters, it makes a gorgeous display in any room – provided there’s enough light. Dozens of species and cultivars are available, and they vary in size, leaf pattern, and flower color. … Read more