Virtual herbarium

Babiana stricta

Babiana

The babiana is a beautiful bulbous plant that for several years can be producing flowers each season. The most interesting, apart from the great ornamental value ...
The lilac flower of the Impatiens is very decorative

Balsam (Impatiens walleriana)

Impatiens walleriana is one of the most widely cultivated flowering plants, and it is no wonder: it is the perfect size so that it can be ...
Lucky bamboo with its intertwined branches

Lucky bamboo (Dracaena braunii)

Dracaena braunii is a class of shrub that belongs to the asparagaceae family of plants. They are generally known as bamboo ...

Bamboo

When we have to decorate our garden in a more exotic way, we think of bamboo as an easy way to maintain a unique ornamental vegetation. Nevertheless,…
fruit that gives the tree called banana or Musa paradisiaca

Banana (Musa paradisiaca)

Musa paradisiaca is the scientific name that the banana plant receives, although it is also known by other common names such as banana, banana, ripe, ...
Adansonia grandidieri is a slow growing tree

Baobab (Adansonia)

The trees of the genus Adansonia are among the most impressive that we can see. Their trunks grow like pillars, often thickening ...
Attalea speciosa palm trees

Barbaçu (Attalea speciosa)

Do you like palm trees that reach impressive heights and also have a slim trunk? If apart from all this you live in an area with ...
lantana viburnum

Barbedejo (Viburnum lantana)

Lantana is a deciduous shrub that has multiple uses in medicine and gardening. Its scientific name is Viburnum lantana. Too…
burdock

Burdock

Today we are going to talk about a type of plant that has medicinal properties and comes from Europe and Asia. This is the burdock. Its…
Bauhinia purpurea in flower

Bauhinia purpurea

Bauhinia purpurea is a tree or sapling that, as you can see in the image, produces flowers that are as big as they are pretty. Also, like ...
Bauhinia galpinii shrub

Red Bauhinia (Bauhinia galpinii)

The red bauhinia is a magnificent shrub that you can use to mark paths or even to plant around the house. It can also be cultivated ...
View of Osyris lanceolata

Bayon (Osyris lanceolata)

In the fields we can find many plants that are really decorative, such as Osyris lanceolata for example. This species, native to the Mediterranean, is perfect for ...
potted plant with very showy flowers

Bolivian Begonia (Begonia boliviensis)

Begonia boliviensis is a plant that definitely does not go unnoticed. Its appearance and multiple flowers adorn the spaces with their indescribable beauty. The shape…
Begonia rex leaf colors

Begonia rex

There are plants that stand out for their beauty and their ability to increase decoration in any room. Either because of its exotic shape or its ...

Begonia tamaya (Begonia coralline)

The corallina begonia, which you can commonly find as tamaya begonia, is a plant that is especially located in some areas of Latin America and that is ...
How to care for begonias

Begonias: care

If you are thinking of renovating your garden and giving it a more attractive touch, it is time to choose begonias. It is a genre of ...
Bencomia caudata

Bencomia caudata

If you have a small garden or terrace that needs plant life, you have to look for plants that can live well in those places. But that's not ...

berberis

The plants of the genus Berberis are very ornamental shrubs, which can be had practically in any corner of the garden, patio or terrace with the certainty ...
Bergenia cordifolia

Bergenia, a beautiful flowering plant

Bergenia is a beautiful flower plant that is very easy to care for. Ideal to have on balconies, patios, terraces or gardens, it is one of those beings ...
View of the bicacaro flowers

Bicacaro (Canarina canariensis)

Canarina canariensis is a climbing plant of exceptional beauty, as it produces large bell-shaped flowers of a red color that attracts a lot of attention.…
Bignonia capreolata

Bignonia capreolata

Climbing plants are of many types. But without a doubt one that, when seen, is adored, is the Bignonia capreolata. Have you heard of her?...
Bignonia capreolata in flower

Bignonia: characteristics and care

Plants are one of the living beings with the highest proportion on the entire planet, that is, in any place, time or climate, we will be in ...
beautiful plant with beautiful colors

Billbergia: types

Billbergia, a genus of plant species that is native to the tropical areas of America, where Brazil is the place where it predominates and among all ...
columbian billia

Billia

Do you like rare trees? If you also live in a warm area, where frosts do not occur and the temperature is mild throughout ...

Biscutella auriculata

Today we are going to talk about a type of plant that, although it does not have great ornamental value, has some medicinal properties that have been used ...
The fronds of the Blechnum spicant are green

blechnum spicy

Ferns are primitive plants but no less beautiful than 'modern' ones. They do not have flowers, but their size, their leaves (called fronds) and ...
Characteristics of amaranthus retroflexus

Pigweed (Amaranthus retroflexus)

One of the most popular and abundant wild plants that can be eaten is pigweed. Its scientific name is Amaranthus retroflexus. It is considered in ...
bush full of white flowers

White scoop (Dorycnium pentaphyllum)

Dorycnium pentaphyllum is another of those plants that, due to its name, is quite difficult to pronounce or associate with a plant you know. It's a…
Viburnum opulus, a lovely garden shrub

Snowball (Viburnum opulus)

There are many shrubs, but they are resistant and decorative in equal parts ... there are some less. Viburnum opulus is one of those species that ...
The Plectranthus barbatus is a perennial plant

Boldo of India (Coleus forskohlii)

Coleus forskohlii is a plant with a delicate and fragile appearance, but it has great beauty. It is that typical plant that you can grow in ...
Sweet potato

Sweet potato: how to grow it

The sweet potato is a vegetable native to tropical America whose easy cultivation and exquisite flavor are making it one of the foods every time ...
Boswellia sacra, a lovely flowering shrub

Boswellia

The least interesting thing about plants is that there are so many that one life is not enough to know them all. But in this blog we want to introduce you ...
Bouvardia full of red flowers

Bouvardia

Bouvardias are plants that have a wide variety of types to choose from. Today around 50 different variations are known ...
Bouvardia ternifolia

Bouvardia ternifolia

Surely you have ever seen a flower with a trumpet shape and a great color that attracts and greatly enhances the ornamental value of ...
Bowiea volubilis

Bowiea volubilis, a very curious plant

From South Africa we can find in nurseries -especially if they specialize in succulent plants- very curious plants, such as Bowiea volubilis. When you see her by ...
Brachychiton discolor flower

Pink Brachiquito (Brachychiton discolor)

The trees of the genus Brachychiton are wonderful plants: they grow fast, provide shade, some resist drought well ... And there are others, like the pink brachiquito, that ...
cabbage with open leaves

Brassicaceae (Brassicaceae)

Agriculture is a science that requires specific knowledge of each species of plants that you want to sow. All those who have ventured into ...
Characteristics of Brassica nigra

Brassica nigra (black mustard)

There is a group of fairly heterogeneous plant species found within the Brassicaceae family. This family houses nothing more and nothing less ...
white heather

White heather (Erica arborea)

Today we are going to talk about a pretty pretty plant to decorate both indoors and outdoors. It is the white heather. Her scientific name is Erica ...
bush full of round flowers

White heather (Erica umbellata)

Today we will talk about the Erica umbellata, a plant that stands out for being really beautiful not only to decorate interiors, but also exteriors; who also ...
Erica andevalensis shrub

Mine heather (Erica andevalensis)

Sometimes we do not usually think about the effectiveness of nature in allowing vegetation to grow in areas where it is not suitable for life ...

Red heather (Erica australis)

The Erica australis is a plant belonging to the Ericaceae family. The word Erica comes from the old Greek term "erica", used by Theophrastus ...
Brugmansia suaveolens

Brugmansia suaveolens

Today we are going to talk about a bush that, although it has a quite attractive appearance, can be harmful. It is the Brugmansia suaveolens. On…
Brugmansia versicolor

Brugmansia versicolor

Have you ever heard of Brugmansia versicolor? It is a plant native to Ecuador, also known as Angel's Tear, Trumpeter of ...
Brunfelsia panciflora flowers

Brunfelsia, pot or garden plant

Brunfelsia is the botanical genus of highly decorative tropical plants with flowers that will bring great joy to any corner where they are. AND…
View of the Bryonia alba with fruits

bryonia

Bryonia are climbers characterized by their rapid growth and for being also perennial. They live for several years, growing strongly during the warm season, and ...
Walnut

Bryonia dioica

The Bryonia group of plants are characterized mainly by being a species of climbing plants that have a fast growth. One of…
Bougainvillea spectabilis

Bougainvillea spectabilis

Within the genus of Bougainvillea we find the variety Buganvilla spectabilis. It is a semi-shrubby plant with plant characteristics ...
Bugula

Bugula (Ajuga reptans)

The Ajuga reptans is a rather small plant that blooms in abundance every spring and also has very interesting medicinal properties; from…