heavenly bamboo

How To Grow and Care for Heavenly Bamboo (Nandina domestica)

Heavenly Bamboo is a beautiful and useful landscape plant with a bad reputation. Unfortunately, this plant has very invasive tendencies when grown outside of its native range.  Sterile varieties are available that provide year-round interest but gardeners in the USA are advised to consider planting alternative shrub species. Read on to learn more about this …

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rangoon creeper

How To Grow and Care for Rangoon Creeper (Combretum indicum)

Flowering vines rule most landscapes and vertical gardens. One of the famous vines is the Rangoon creeper. It is utilized for its vast growth habit, colorful and appealing flowers, broad leaves, and fragrance. Read more to know if this vine is perfect for one’s landscape theme. Botanical Information The Rangoon creeper also goes by the …

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dutchman's pipe vine

How To Grow and Care for Dutchman’s Pipe Vine (Aristolochia macrophylla)

In a garden where privacy is highly favored, vines with broad leaves and aggressively growing will work perfectly. The Dutchman’s pipe is one of the top plants to use for the aforementioned function. Read on to know more about growing and caring for this vine and how to place it in a landscape design. Botanical …

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natal plum

How To Grow and Care for Natal Plum (Carissa macrocarpa)

Carissa is a great hedging or groundcover plant for coastal areas in Florida, California, and other warm places throughout the globe. This evergreen grows fast, needs little care, and produces deep green foliage, attractive fragrant flowers, and edible fruits.  Read on to learn more about growing and caring for these under-used plants.  What Is A …

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