Virtual herbarium

Patchouli (Pogostemon cablin)

Patchouli or patchouli is a very interesting bush, especially for those who have dreadlocks or are planning to do it, since the essential oil that ...
Specimen of Pachyphytum longifolium

Pachyphytum

If you love succulent or non-cactus succulent plants but are worried about losing them, there is nothing better than starting with the Pachyphytum. They are some…
The Pachypodium brevicaule is a small species

Pachypodium

The Pachypodium are shrubs, or trees depending on the species, that when you meet them it is not uncommon for you to want to know more about them, already ...
Paeonia lactiflora

Paeonia lactiflora

The Paeonia lactiflora is a magnificent plant that produces flowers that tend to be especially liked since they are large, with very cheerful colors, for ...
Paeonia officinalis has many beneficial properties

Paeonia officinalis

In the world of botany, an endless number of plants and their properties have been investigated. To this day they know each other ...
The jacaranda is a tree known as rosewood

Rosewood

One of the many positive things about the fact that each town is different is the great cultural wealth that this ours houses ...
Paliurus spina-christi

Paliurus spina-christi

Today we are going to talk about a type of plant native to all the lands that extend from southern Europe to the ...
brahea armata

Blue Palm (Brahea armata)

The Brahea armata or blue palm is a plant that has its origin in the Baja California region of Mexico where temperatures are usually ...
The trunk of the Butia capitata is straight and somewhat thick

Jelly Palm (Butia capitata)

Butia capitata is one of the most decorative, adaptable and resistant pinnate-leaf palms that we can find. In addition, it does not grow much, which is why ...
The Chamaedorea elegans palm is small

Hall Palm (Chamaedorea elegans)

Few palm trees are as popular as Chamaedorea elegans. Known as a living room palm tree, it is the typical one that is kept in a pot inside the house, ...
Phoenix roubleni

Dwarf Palm (Phoenix roebelenii)

The Phoenix roebelenii is one of the most interesting palm trees. With a height that does not exceed five meters, and since it also has a trunk ...
View of a palm leaf

Palm trees: all about these plants

Palm trees are plants of exceptional beauty. Its stipe (what we would call a trunk) grows upwards as if it wanted to reach the sky, and its ...
Sabal palmetto group

Palmetto (Sabal palmetto)

The Sabal palmetto is a species of palm that, although with time it grows a lot, it can be cultivated in all kinds of gardens, ...
Chamaerops humilis specimen

Palmito, Chamaerops humilis

The Chamaerops humilis, one of the two species native to Spain together with the Phoenix canariensis, is a very decorative medium-sized multicaule palm tree ...
View of the Pandanus veitchii

pandanus

The pandano is one of the most curious tropical shrubs or trees that exist: at first glance, it could give us the impression that they look alike ...
Jewish parietaria

Jewish parietaria

Today we are going to talk about a plant that a lot of people have allergies to. Its scientific name is Parietaria judaica. Belonging to…
Parkinsonia aculeata

Parkinsonia

The plants of the genus Parkinsonia, if they are characterized by something, it is for being shrubs or trees very resistant to drought, as well as for producing ...
Paspalum grass is a grass

Paspalum

Herbs are plants that, as soon as they are seen in a garden, are usually uprooted, but this is not always a good idea, as there are many ...
Geranium purpureum flower is pink

Rook leg (Geranium purpureum)

When we talk about geraniums it is very easy to think of plants with a perfect size both to grow in pots and in the garden. The species ...
potatoes freshly picked from the field

Agate potato: characteristics

The world of potatoes has many different specimens, each of which shows its special characteristics, for which they are often used ...
Chinese potato

Chinese potato (Sechium edule)

There are many types of vegetables, and one of the most curious is known as the Chinese potato. It is produced by a plant of the family of ...
Kennebec potato

Kennebec potato

There are thousands of species of potatoes around the world, but one of the most famous and widely used varieties is the Kennebec potato. It is about…
potatoes and tomatoes to make food

Monalisa potato: characteristics

It is more than known that the potato is one of the tubers that is most used in our meals and the one that we consume the most ...
tree with large green leaves

Paulownia imperial (Paulownia elongata)

The purple imperial Paulonia flowers decorate and beautify parks and gardens. This tree tends to thrive in a variety of environments, although it has a lot of ...
tree full of lilac flowers

Pawlonia fortunei

The Pawlonia fortunei is a tree considered multipurpose and quite fast growing, which has made the interest towards this species…
Pebrella leaves

Pebrella (Thymus piperella)

The plant known as pebrella is very interesting: it grows fast, does not have invasive roots, resists drought ... If you want to add color to your ...
climbing plant whose flowers are reminiscent of orchids

Pelailla (Lathyrus clymenum)

The Lathyrus clymenum plant will help you a lot if what you are looking for is a climbing plant that adorns some type of wall of your ...
Pelargonium radens is widely used in the perfume industry.

pelargonium radens

There are many plants that are used to create perfumes or to decorate our home. The pretty flowers and sweet fragrances beautify any setting.…
Pentas lanceolata in flower, red in color

Pentas (Pentas lanceolata)

Can you imagine walking through your garden and finding a wonderful flowerbed in a corner or along the paths? Well stop ...
bush full of pink flowers

Peony (Paeonia suffruticosa)

Those people who have a garden know how important it is to have a floral plant that stands out, gives you a better view and the ...
Peperomia is a delicate herbaceous plant

Peperomia

Peperomia is one of the most difficult indoor plants to maintain. It is very, very demanding: it needs the temperatures to be warm, that ...
Peperomia obtusifolia is a delicate plant

Peperomia (Peperomia obtusifolia)

Peperomia obtusifolia is a fantastic plant that can be grown throughout its life in a pot, as it is relatively small. Also, its leaves ...
Peperomia caperata

Peperomia caperata

Peperomia caperata is a very beautiful plant, so much so that many people decide to buy it and take it home. Nevertheless,…
Bourgaean Pyrus

Wild pear (Pyrus bourgaeana)

In the Mediterranean forest we can find a deciduous tree that turns out to have great ornamental value: the Pyrus bourgaeana. That name may not ...
Wild pear produces reddish pears

Wild pear (Pyrus pyraster)

The Pyrus pyraster is a large tree, which with some basic care can be really beautiful. And the best thing is that no ...
The pear tree is a fruit tree

Pear trees (Pyrus)

The Pyrus are very beautiful trees with various uses. There are many species that are grown both in gardens and in orchards, ...
pericon

Pericon (Tagetes lucida)

Today we are going to talk about a plant whose color is undoubtedly very striking. It is known as pericon. Its scientific name is Tagetes lucida ...
The Perilla frutescens is a very ornamental herbaceous

Perilla (Perilla frutescens)

In nature there are many plants that are medicinal, but there are others that are also very decorative. That is the case of the ...
Perovskia atriplicifolia

Perovskia

At first glance, the plants belonging to the genus Perovskia have a certain resemblance to sage, but they are much more resistant to cold than those. ...
Perovskia atriplicifolia

Perovskia atriplicifolia

Have you ever heard of Perovskia atriplicifolia? Perhaps, if we give you the name of Russian sage, this plant sounds a little more familiar to you ...
Pteris cretica

Peteris (Pteris)

Ferns are fantastic plants that have been on Earth even since before the age of the dinosaurs. Today we find a great variety ...
petrea volubilis

Petra

Who said that climbing plants were the kind that made the garden look, to say the least, wild? The truth is that there are some ...
Enjoy your petunias by planting them in hanging pots

Petunia

The petunia is a herbaceous plant that produces very decorative flowers practically all year round. Growing up to only 60 centimeters ...
Philodendron cordatum

Philodendron cordatum

The plant kingdom is quite varied. There are many varieties to choose from, some that are better suited to indoors and others to ...
Philodendron hederaceum

Philodendron hederaceum

If you like indoor plants, surely, among the many you have seen, you have found one or more of Philodendron hederaceum. Known as…
Purple flowers

Phlox

Today we are going to talk about how to grow a genus of plants that grows in summer and that serves to perfectly complement the garden. It is about…
The Phoenix reclinata is a very decorative palm tree

Phoenix reclines

The reclining Phoenix is ​​one of my favorite multi-stemmed palm trees, and you may notice that easily as you read ...
Main features

Photinia fraseri

Today we come to talk about one of the most used shrubs for garden decoration. It is the photinia fraseri. This plant belongs to ...
View of the Photinia serrulata

Photinia serrulata

Photinia serrulata is the garden plant par excellence: it is a beauty that can be shaped into a hedge, a tree or ...
Phytolacca americana flowers

Phytolacca

Phytolacca are a genus of very pretty plants, perfect to have in large gardens or spacious patios, but also to grow in pots.…
The fruits of spruces are strobili

Picea

Spruces are one of the most rustic conifers that exist, since they grow in mountainous regions, and there are even some species that live ...
pieca glaucous

Picea glauca

Today we are going to talk about a plant native to the northern United States and Canada. It is a conifer known as white spruce. Its scientific name ...
View of a group of Picea pungens

Picea pungens

Conifers are trees of great ornamental value, but there are some that are prettier than others. Picea pungens is probably one of the ...
Heliconia psittacorum is a herbaceous plant

Parrot beak (Heliconia psittacorum)

Heliconia psittacorum is a very beautiful plant, especially when it is in flower, something that happens every spring and summer. Although it is tropical, and for ...
flowers of the plant called lion's foot or Alchemilla

Lion's foot (Alchemilla)

Do you want to know a plant that is only found in cold or high areas and that, in addition to having ornamental beauty, is also known ...
Lithops

Living stones

Nature is wonderful. There are very surprising plants of all kinds. There are some cacti that can be confused with stones. These cacti are the Lithops.…
Bell pepper

Bell pepper: cultivation, uses and more

The bell pepper, whose scientific name is Capsicum annuum var. annuum, is a herbaceous plant widely cultivated in the temperate and warm regions of the world, ...
image of a close-up flower called Sangisorba minor

Lesser Pimpernel (Sangisorba minor)

If you do not know the Sangisorba minor, you should know that this is a plant that can serve you both in an ornamental way, as well as represents ...
The Pinguicula vallisneriifolia is a small carnivorous

Pinguicula vallisneriifolia

There are many types of carnivorous plants, but there are relatively few that we can find in Spain. One of them is the Pinguicula vallisneriifolia, a plant ...
View of the Pinus ponderosa

Pine (Pinus)

Pine is one of the most common conifers in the northern hemisphere. Normally, it grows as a tree and can exceed ten meters, although ...
image of the Canadian pine that surrounds the entire river

Canadian pine (Pinus strobus)

The Pinus strobus is a beautiful and immense tree that belongs to the Pinaceae; Also known as Canadian Pine, White Pine, or Weymouth Pine. Get to ...
The Swiss pine is a conifer that lives in the mountains

Stone pine (Pinus cembra)

In the mountains of central Europe, where the landscape is covered with snow every year and the summers are mild, one of ...
all-green branches of the dwarf pine

Dwarf pine (Pinus mugo)

Pinus mugo is an evergreen conifer belonging to the Pinaceae family, also called dwarf pine. It is known for the preparation of a ...
Black pine

Black pine (Pinus uncinata)

We know that pine is a well-known tree practically all over the world and cultivated for reforestation thanks to its advantages of ...
Wild pine

Scots pine (Pinus Sylvestris)

Today we are going to talk about the characteristics and care of a pine from our region. It is the Scots pine. Its scientific name is Pinus ...
The Spanish fir grows in the mountains

Spanish fir (Abies pinsapo)

In the Iberian Peninsula we find the Abies pinsapo, a conifer that, unlike its cousins, prefers to live in mountain climates but provided that ...
Pinus contorta pineapple

Pinus contorta

The Pinus contorta is one of the conifers that we can find in North America, and it is one of my favorites, if I may ...
Pinus radiata tree

Pinus radiata

Today we are going to talk about a very common tree that is very useful for improving the quality of forest soils. Is about…
Cytisus oromediterraneus

Broom (Cytisus oromediterraneus)

Cytisus oromediterraneus is a densely branched shrub that produces striking yellow flowers. Its height does not exceed two meters, so ...
pipes

Piparras: all about them

When we talk about chillies, the characteristic spicy flavor of these species comes to us. However, today we are going to talk about a kind of chilli that ...
types of piper nigrum

Piper nigrum

Throughout the world, pepper is considered the queen of spices. There are many different species of pepper depending on its origin ...
Pistacia

Pistacia

The genus Pistacia is made up of 10 species, all of which belong to the Anarcardiaceae family. These plants are native to the Canary Islands, the north ...
The Pistacia atlantica is a very decorative shrub or tree

Atlantic Pistacia

You may know the mastic, a very drought-resistant shrub that grows in the Mediterranean region. Well, the plant that I'm going to ...
species of aloe called Aloe maculata

Royal pita (Aloe maculata)

Aloe maculata is a succulent plant that is part of the aloes family, it comes from the regions of South Africa, although also, given ...
Eugenia uniflora is a very decorative garden plant

Pitanga (Eugenia uniflora)

Do you need a large bush or a small tree that will provide you with some shade and that also produces edible fruits? So don't ...
Haworthia fasciata, a small plant

Zebra plant (Haworthia fasciata)

We are talking about a succulent whose common name is a zebra plant. It is quite well known in this world of succulents since it is widely used and ...
ornamental plant called Pilea cadierei

Aluminum plant (Pilea cadierei)

Pilea cadierei, a very curious plant that surely as soon as you see it, you will think that it belongs to the species that produces watermelon. Without…

Dew plant (Aptenia cordifolia)

Aptenia cordifolia is known in some places as dew or frost, but it is much more common not to know it by any name. It is one of…
The mikado plant has long green leaves

Mikado plant: care

Plants do their best to adapt as best as possible to their respective habitats, but in doing so they often attract a lot of attention ...
Senecio Plant Care

Sail plant (Senecio articulatus)

There are succulent or non-cactaceous succulent plants that are really curious: some look like stones, and others, such as Senecio articulatus, can ...
The Platanus x acerifolia is large

Banana tree (Platanus)

As part of the urban flora, the occasional variety of banana trees are included, which are very large and very beautiful trees. But what ...
View of the Heliconia caribaea flower

Platanillo (Heliconia)

Heliconia are spectacular plants, with very, very lively flowers that make any corner look very cheerful. They are also very popular, especially ...
Fruits of the Musa balbisiana

Male banana (Musa balbisiana)

The plant known as the male banana is a giant herb or megaforbia that, although it is not cultivated as much as other species, it can still be ...
Fruits of Musa acuminata

Red banana (Musa acuminata)

The Musa acuminata is one of the most cultivated herbs in the hot regions of the world, and it is not precisely because of its ornamental value (the ...
View of Platycerium bifurcatum

Platycerium

Ferns are some of the most primitive plants that exist, since their origin dates back some 420 million years ago. For…
Plectranthus scutellarioides

Pickranthus

The Plectranthus are very beautiful plants, which are used both to decorate the interior of the houses and the shady or semi-shaded corners of ...
colorful flowers formed of five petals

Mossy plox (Phlox subulata)

  Phlox Subulata, also called Mossy Plox, is a perennial plant of the Polemoniaceae family, a fast-spreading climber that presents a garden ...
Poa annua grass

poa annua

There are some people who go for a greener lawn for their garden. Ecological lawns are those that grow on their own and that ...
The Podocarpus neriifolius is a large conifer

Podocarpus neriifolius

The Podocarpus neriifolius is a tree widely cultivated for its great ornamental value. An impressive conifer, which remains evergreen and consequently, is ...
Polygonum aviculare

Polygonum aviculare

Polygonum aviculare is an herb that grows almost everywhere in the world and also has quite interesting medicinal properties. Would you like to know which ones ...
Polypodium vulgare is a perennial plant

Polypodium vulgare

Polypodium vulgare is a fern that can be grown almost anywhere. It is not very tall, but it is not one of those who occupy ...
Populus canadensis

Populus canadensis

Fast-growing trees are very interesting plants, as they allow us to have a beautiful garden without having to wait too long. This time ...
porphyra nori

porphyra

Today we are going to talk about a type of brown seaweed that is very useful in gastronomy. It is about the Porphyra. It usually appears in ...

Purslane

Today we are going to talk about a genus of plants that are quite colorful and used for garden and interior decoration. It's about the genre ...
Summer flowering of the Portulaca grandiflora

Portulaca grandiflora: care guide

As we know, of the genus Portulaca it is full of quite colorful plants and used for decoration in gardens and interiors. It has more than 200 ...
Portulacaria afra variegata

Portulacaria afra variegata

Also known as 'tree of abundance', 'little coins' or 'elephant tree', the Portulacaria afra, and the Portulacaria afra variegata is one of the most…
Potos is a cold sensitive plant

Potus (Epipremnum aureum)

Who does not know the poto? This is a fantastic vine that is usually grown indoors as it cannot stand the cold. Too easy…
wild flower called Poa bulbosa

Bulbous meadow (Poa bulbosa)

Poa bulbous is a mostly popular grass species under the names bulbous prairie and bulbous bluegrass; from the north of ...
Primula obconica flowers

Primula obconica

Few plants are as pretty as Primula obconica and can grow well in low light conditions. This one is also small, which is great ...
Primula veris

Primula veris

Among the plants that have medicinal properties we have the Primula veris. It is known by other common names such as the spring flower, St.
Genus Protea

protea

The genus Protea is made up of a series of plants that have flowers of an extraordinarily beautiful color. The name of the genus comes from the god ...
Protea cynaroides

King Protea (Protea cynaroides)

Protea cynaroides is a very decorative tropical shrub, which can be grown both in pots and in the garden. Its magnificent compound flowers are ...
medicinal flowers growing on bushes

Blond Psyllium (Plantago ovata)

The blond Psyllium whose scientific name is Plantago ovata is a plant native to the Mediterranean, mainly from southern Europe, North Africa and Asia ...
Tradescantia pallida

Glitter (Tradescantia pallida)

Today we are going to talk about a plant whose color is not common in the rest. It is about the glitter or love of man. Its…

Pinprick

When we think of bromeliads, we tend to imagine plants living in tropical rainforests, growing by developing rosettes of normally wide leaves and producing beautiful flowers.…
Pyracantha fruits are red

Pyracantha

Pyracantha is a genus of plants that normally grow as small shrubs. They have very beautiful green leaves, so much so that when ...

Pyrostegia Venusta

There are climbers that are very common, but there are others, such as the Pyrostegia venusta, which in addition to being almost unknown are really precious. Its flowers in ...