The golden-orange flowers of Son chafa (Son Champa, Swarn Champa, champak, or chamapaca) have an olfactory appeal second to none. These flowers are often sold on the roadside as a car or room freshener or made into small garlands that can be worn on a bun.
Thebotanical aliasofTradescantia pallidadoesn’t quite do justice to the regal purple beauty of thisPurple Heart plant. Also nicknamed (more aptly) asPurple Queen, this plant is a gorgeous addition to a landscape.
A plant that has tall, two-inch broad rectangular leaves coming straight up from the ground to at least 2-3 feet (if not more!) higher, either mottled light green in colour or dark green with a yellow boundary.
One of the most attractive foliage plants to have equally beautiful flowers is the Purple Oxalis. Also called Love Plant, Purple Wood Sorrel and False Purple Shamrock, its scientific name isOxalis triangularis.
To make your Christmas Tree stand out on the 25th of December is no mean task. The challenge becomes bigger when you tell yourself that you will be going eco-friendly and won't bother with the plastic, glitter, and other difficult to compost or recycle stuff.
Mogra is a horticulturist’s joy. An outdoor shrub, it is a sun-lover that thrives in full sunlight, but it can also tolerate partial shade. Flowering will be suppressed if the plant is water-logged, hence ensure that the pot has appropriate drainage holes and the potting mix is adequately well-draining.