String of Bananas Plant (Senecio Radicans): Succulent Care and Growing Guide

String of Bananas Plant (Senecio Radicans): Succulent Care and Growing Guide

String of Bananas (Senecio radicans) is a trailing succulent plant with cascading stems, banana-shaped leaves, and small whitish flowers. String of bananas is a popular easy-to-care-for houseplant that is ideal for hanging baskets. This dangly hanging succulent is also known as the banana vine.

Crape Myrtle: Care and Plant Growing Guide (With Pictures)

Crape Myrtle: Care and Plant Growing Guide

Crape myrtle shrubs and trees are beautiful garden landscape plants with stunning colorful flowers that bloom all summer long. Crape myrtles are excellent shrubs for growing beautiful flowering hedges, colorful borders, or attractive container plants. Small crape myrtle trees grow best as specimen trees or lawn trees to add vibrant colors to summer gardens.

Vitex Trees (Chaste Trees): Types, Flowers, Leaves, Care (Pictures)

Vitex Trees (Chaste Trees): Types, Flowers, Leaves, Care

Vitex tree (also named chaste tree) is a large type of shrub or small tree with attractive spikes of lavender-colored flowers that bloom in summer. Vitex shrubs and trees are commonly called the chaste tree, chasteberry, monk’s pepper, or simply vitex. Vitex trees grow best as tall flowering shrubs in warm, sunny climates. In colder climates, chaste trees grow as small as perennial shrubs.

Types of Viburnum: Shrubs, Trees and Hedges (With Pictures)

Types of Viburnum: Shrubs, Trees and Hedges

Viburnum shrubs, hedges, and trees are beautiful flowering plants that add beauty to garden landscapes. Viburnum are bushy woody plants that produce white or pinkish-white fragrant flowers that bloom throughout spring. The dark-green ovate leaves on species of viburnum turn a spectacular bright orangey-red color in the fall. One reason why types of viburnum are popular in front and backyards is that they are versatile plants that grow in most conditions.

Crape Myrtles: Trees, Dwarf Plants and Shrubs (With Pictures)

Crape Myrtles: Trees, Dwarf Plants and Shrubs (With Pictures)

Crape myrtle is a genus of flowering trees and shrubs that thrive in warm climates. Popular in garden landscapes, crape myrtle trees produce masses of red, pink, purple, and white flowers throughout the summer. Crape myrtle trees and bushes have all-season interest due to their lush green foliage, colorful peeling bark, multiple stems, and bushy growth.

Elephant Bush (Portulacaria Afra): Care and Growing Guide (Including Rainbow Elephant Bush)

Elephant Bush (Portulacaria Afra)

The Elephant Bush plant (Portulacaria afra) is a succulent with small oval fleshy leaves and reddish woody stems. Elephant bush is popular as a hanging basket houseplant succulent due to its colorful trailing stems and jade-colored leaves. There is also a variegated variety—Rainbow elephant bush (Portulacaria afra ‘Variegata’). The rainbow elephant bush succulent has light green and cream-colored round leaves.

Calathea Musaica (Network Plant): Care and Growing Guide

Calathea Musaica (Network Plant): Care and Growing Guide

Calathea musaica is a popular tropical houseplant with intricate patterns on glossy green leaves. The unusual mosaic patterns on Calathea musaica are why this easy-to-care-for evergreen plant is called the network plant. The brightly-colored green and yellow leafy foliage of this Calathea species add aesthetic appeal to rooms, offices, and any indoor space.

Crape Myrtle Bushes: Types and Care (With Pictures)

Crape Myrtle Bushes: Types, Care (With Pictures)

Crape myrtle bushes (Lagerstroemia indica) are attractive varieties of multi-stemmed flowering shrubs with showy red, white, pink or purple flowers. Crape myrtle shrubs flower in summer, turning the large bushes into colorful floral displays that attract birds and pollinators. You can grow ornamental crape myrtle bushes in warm climates. They are ideal plants for shrub borders, specimen plants, and container plants in beautiful garden landscapes.

Monkey Grass (Liriope): Plant Care and Growing Guide

Monkey grass is a low-growing, easy-care evergreen grass-like plant that is ideal for ground cover or turfgrass replacement. Also called lilyturf, monkey grass is easy to plant, survives drought, and is useful to decorate garden landscapes. You can plant monkey grass as edging plants, perennial flowering border grass, lawn substitute, shade-loving plant for under shrubs, or prevent soil erosion.

How to Kill Red Spider Mites On Plants: Identification, Treatment and Prevention of Spider Mite Damage

Kill Red Spider Mites On Plants

Red spider mites are tiny destructive pests that can infest indoor and outdoor plants. Red spider mites cause plant damage by spinning webs on plant foliage, feeding on plant tissue, and sucking plant sap. The tiny red pests are difficult to spot under leaves. Telltale signs of red spider mites are yellow or brown spots on leaves, webbing, and weak plant growth.