Long Blooming Perennial Flowers to Enjoy All Summer Long (Pictures)

Perennial Flowers that bloom all summer

Flowering perennial plants can fill your garden with colorful blooms year after year. Perennials such as asters, black-eyed Susan, coneflowers, peonies, and lavender will produce flowers every spring and summer. After planting once, perennial shrubs, flowers, and plants will rebloom annually without much maintenance or coaxing.

Types of Elm Trees with Their Bark and Leaves – Identification Guide (Pictures)

Elm trees are a species of deciduous and semi-deciduous trees in the genus Ulmus. Elm trees are huge shade trees that can grow up to 100 ft. (30 m) tall with a wide spread of around 75 ft. (22 m). Some elm species have tall, upright growth, and other types of elm trees have an umbrella-shaped canopy. A common feature of most elm trees is their oval-shaped leaves with toothed edges, a pointed end, and visible veins

Calandiva Plant – How to Care for Kalanchoe Blossfeldiana ‘Calandiva’

Calandiva plant care

The calandiva plant is a cultivar of the flowering succulent species Kalanchoe blossfeldiana. Calandivas are evergreen perennial plants that produce flowers year after year. The kalanchoe calandiva is a succulent plant with leathery, dark-green leaves, and a mass of showy double flowers that look like roses. Due to the fact it’s easy to care for, the calandiva plant is a popular flowering houseplant.

Kalanchoe Blossfeldiana Plant – Growing Flowering Kalanchoe Succulent as a Houseplant

kalanchoe blossfeldiana

The Kalanchoe blossfeldiana is a flowering succulent plant that is easy to care for indoors. Kalanchoes are perennial plants that flower year after year. The flowering kalanchoe produces blooms that are pink, red, white, yellow and orange. Other names for this succulent houseplant are flaming Katy, florist kalanchoe, Madagascar widow’s-thrill, and Christmas kalanchoe.

Types of Oak Trees with Their Bark and Leaves – Identification Guide (Pictures)

oak trees bark and leaves

Oak trees are a group of hardwood trees that belong to the genus Quercus and the beech family, Fagaceae. All types of oak trees are categorized into two groups: white oak trees, and red oak trees. To identify the type of oak tree, you need to look at its bark, leaves, acorns and its general shape.

Types of Palm Trees in Florida (With Pictures and Names)

types of palm trees in florida

Tropical palm trees are one of the identifying features of the Florida skyline. Several types of palm trees are native to Florida and grow throughout the state. Many Florida palm trees are tall and majestic and grow near beaches, along roads and in parks. There are also some small and dwarf palm trees native to Florida that are ideal for residential garden landscapes.

Pencil Cactus (Firestick Plant): Succulent Care and Growing Guide

Firestick Plant care

The firestick plant (pencil cactus or Euphorbia tirucalli) is a type of succulent, not a cactus. The firestick succulent is also named pencil cactus, stick cactus, fire plant, pencil plant, and ‘sticks on fire.’ Pictures of the firestick plant show how it gets its name. The succulent has clumps of pencil-like stems exhibiting an orangey-red color that looks like it’s on fire.

Spathiphyllum: Plant Care and Growing Guide (With Pictures)

Spathiphyllum care

Spathiphyllum—also called peace lily—is a popular flowering houseplant with brilliant white spathe flowers. The easy-to-care-for indoor plant has large glossy green leaves and long flowering stems. Spathiphyllum plants grow in various light conditions, including low light and shade.

Types of Yucca Plants (With Pictures) – Identification Guide

yucca trees

Yucca plants are famed for their large, spiky leaves growing on the top of long, thick woody stems. Many species of yucca plants are ideal ornamental plants for garden landscapes. Yucca plants have the appearance of palm trees, so growing them in your backyard or indoors can create a tropical look.

Yucca Elephantipes (Spineless Yucca / Stick Yucca) – The Complete Care Guide

spineless yucca cane houseplant

Yucca elephantipes—also called spineless yucca, stick yucca and yucca gigantea—is a type of shrubby plant with thick cane stems and sword-shaped leaves. Yucca plants grow outdoors in hot arid climates. The Yucca elephantipes is an ideal tree like houseplant because of its soft palm-like foliage, medium growth, and for its ease of care.