Abutilon x hybridum is classified as a broadleaf evergreen
shrub and can be grown outdoors year-round in USDA plant hardiness zones 9-10,
where it may reach as high as 10 feet tall under optimal growing conditions...
WHEN TO PLANT: Tuberous begonias will not grow in cold soil.
Plant them outdoors in late spring after the soil is warm and all danger of
frost has passed. For earlier flowers, the tubers may be started indoors in
Gaillardia forms a slowly spreading mound and the common
name may be a reference to how they can slowly spread and "blanket"
an area. The flower can reseed and sprawl through the garden. Since the
original plants ..
Coleus has long been considered a shade plant but the best
leaf color is achieved with morning sun and some degree of afternoon shade.
Many varieties do well in both shade and part-sun. Some can take quite a bit of..
Crotons are tropical plants that thrive outdoors in warm
temperate areas. These plants do not like cold weather, so make sure that the
temperature remains above 60 degrees Fahrenheit all year. Humidity is also
Dracaena fragrans is a slow growing shrub, usually multistemmed at the base, mature specimens reaching 15 m (49 ft) or more tall with a narrow crown of usually slender erect branches. Stems may reach u..
The beautiful fatsia japonica gets its name from the
Japanese word ‘fatsi’, meaning ‘eight’, because its magnificent leaves have
eight lobes. It’s found in the wild in Japan, South Korea and Taiwan, where it
Ferns will grow where other plants fail to thrive and most
do well in rich, well-drained soil with an abundance of organic matter.
Planting a fern garden outdoors requires minimal attention other than regular