easy houseplants

Never throw away the water that eggs have been boiled in. This water, although not suitable for humans to drink, is full of minerals. Allow it to cool completely and then feed your houseplants with it.                                                

Sinningia defoliata

This species blooms directly off the tuber. Leaves are produced seasonally, also directly from the long-lived tuber. Excellent, easy houseplant. Must be grown from seed. The leaves are pine-scented. This plant is about 10 years old.

Puget Sound Gesneriad Society Show, March 2015

Grown by Peter Shalit