Christopher D.

Christopher has a bachelor of technology degree in nature conservation and is involved in the protection of wild fauna and flora. He has always had a keen interest in the natural world and is actively involved in the study and protection of wild flora, particularly on the 400 hectare property where he lives.

lion's tail plant

How To Grow and Care for Leonotis leonurus (Wild Dagga)

If you’re looking for a bold and showy shrub, Leonotis is a good place to start. These distinctive African plants are fast-growing and have interesting, brightly colored blossoms which attract butterflies and hummingbirds. What Is A Leonotis? Leonotis leonurus, or lion’s tail, is an evergreen shrub from the mint family (Lamiaceae). These plants are also …

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golden euonymus

How To Grow and Care For Golden Euonymus (Euonymus japonicus ‘Aureo-marginatus’)

The golden euonymus makes a bold statement wherever it is planted. This evergreen shrub has a number of uses in the landscape, but sadly it is prone to a few serious pests and diseases and may change color over time. Read on to find out whether the golden euonymus is the right plant for you.  …

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