Freesia flower fragrance is subtle, intense and seductive

Freesia Flowers: Subtle, Intense And Seductive

Freesia is a herbaceous flowering plant belonging to the iridacea family. The plant usually grows from perennial bulbs which remain dormant under the ground when the aerial parts die off during winter. Freesia is named after Friedrich Freese, a German doctor, and botanist. Continue reading [...]
Yellow bell

Is Yellow Bell An Anticancer?

Tecoma stans, commonly known as yellow bell, esperanza, yellow elder, trumpet bush, yellow trumpet bush, and trumpet flower, is a perennial flowering shrub belonging to the bignoniaceae family. Continue reading [...]
Butterfly ginger

Butterfly Ginger: A Fragrant Flower Deserving A Place In Your Garden

Hedychium coronarium, commonly known as butterfly ginger, butterfly ginger lily, ginger lily, or garland lily, is a perennial, herbaceous member of the zingiberaceae or ginger family. It has green, smooth leaves resembling daggers that grow on opposite sides of each other on the stem. Continue reading [...]

Dahlia, The Edible And Medicinal National Flower Of Mexico

Dahlia is a genus of perennial, herbaceous, flowering plants native to Mexico. The plant is a member of the asteraceae family alongside zinnia, daisy, and sunflower. Dahlia is the national flower of Mexico and one of the popular flowers among competitive flower growers in the world. Continue reading [...]

Oleander: Beautiful, Deadly But Good For Heart Conditions Under Medical Supervision

Nerium oleander, also known as pink oleander, Jericho rose, oleander, kaner, rosa francesa, rosebay, and rose laurel, is a flowering shrub in the dogbane family. It is native to Asia but has spread to other regions including Africa and North America due to its showy flowers. In the US, oleander occurs in USDA hardiness zones 8-11. Continue reading [...]
Santan flowers are good for your health and palates

Santan Flowers: Good For Your Health And Palates

Santan, also known as jungle flame, and botanically referred to as ixora coccinea, is a dense, flowering shrub in the rubiaceae family. It is native to Sri Lanka and India but is now a popular ornamental and hedge shrub in most tropical and subtropical regions of the world. In the US, it thrives in USDA zones 9 and above Continue reading [...]