House Plant Identification
If you've ever been unsure about house plant identification or had trouble deciding among several choices for gift-giving, you'll be happy to know that, this month, Flower Shop Network is launching a new gallery of pictures of houseplants in order to help make your selection easier. There are numerous varieties of tropical plants, available from your local florist, which are suitable for indoor growing. Most of these species have earned their popularity because of their attractive foliage and the ease of their care. Occasionally, we may even be rewarded with flowers from a few of them, such as Peace Lilies (Spathiphyllum). The plants we grow most often in our homes are usually juvenile forms of potentially much larger tropical plants, but given the limitations of space, light, humidity, and nutrition, it's not likely that they would ever reach mature size. For example, the popular Schefflera, or Umbrella Tree, is normally sold as a young shrub between 18 [...]