Aerial roots, as their name suggests, are roots that grow on plants above the surface of the soil. These are completely normal and help the plant attach to tree trunks and support them in growing higher and attaining brighter light.
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Calathea Ornata is a tropical plant that flaunts its shiny pink stripes on its huge green leaves, making it the “pinstripe plant” or “Calathea Pinstripe.”
Plant identification can be challenging, especially if there are several similarities, like with the Pothos (Epipremnum aureum) and the heartleaf philodendron (Philodendron hederaceum var. oxycardium) or the Pileas Peperomiodes and the 2022 Houseplant of the Year, the Peperomia polybotrya.
Anthurium plants are some of the most spectacular houseplants you’ll find. Most gardeners know the popular flamingo flower, with its vivid spathe and contrasting spadix. The A. crystallinum, also known as the Ace of Spades, has large, heart-shaped leaves with striking veined patterns.
In indoor horticulture, gardeners use structures like a moss pole for monstera support as it grows. The monstera moss pole mimics the tree in its natural habitat, and as the aerial roots attach to the moss pole, monsteras can reach heights of up to 50 feet.
String Of Turtles part of the Peperomia genus is often referred to as the radiator plants. There are thousands of species, but only a handful are commonly grown as houseplants, adding character to xeriscape, tropical, or mini garden settings.
The Philodendron Birkin is a hybrid of the Rojo Congo and Imperial Green cultivars, hybrids of Philodendron erubescens. One of its most distinguishing features is the dark-colored leaves with bright yellow pattern lines. It may revert to its Rojo Congo parentage, a dark red plant.
The Alocasia genus, like the Philodendrons and Monsteras, is from the Arum family (Araceae), generally referred to as the Aroids. These plants all prefer high light levels, don’t like direct sun, and need well-draining, organically rich soil.
N’Joy Pothos (Epipremnum aureum aka E. pinnatum) is characterized by very compact growth and bright, distinctive green and white variegation. As a sub-cultivar of the ‘Marble Queen,’ it was patented in the United States, patent PP19,065, in 2009 after cultivation in Mumbai, India.
Hoya Krimson Queen, also known as the Hoya carnosa ‘Tricolor,’ is a variegated wax plant with porcelain-like flower clusters. Each flower in the cluster is star-shaped and opens to reveal a contrasting crimson-colored inner flower with a similar five-petaled star-shaped configuration.