Virtual herbarium

View of the Sabal bermudana

Sabal

Palm trees are one of the most elegant plants that we can find in the world, and of course also in gardens. It is estimated that…
Sabal minor palm

Sabal minor

When we talk about palm trees we usually imagine plants that reach impressive heights, but the truth is that there are some (few, yes) that you can have ...
View of the Juniperus sabina

Creeping Sabina (Juniperus sabina)

The Juniperus sabina is a wonderful conifer, perfect to finish filling those empty spaces in the garden or to mark paths; You can even grow ...

Saguaro (Carnegiea gigantea)

The saguaro is one of those cacti that impress, both for the length and sharpness of its spines, and for the size that reaches ...
Salix caprea

Salix caprea

A fairly emblematic tree known for its large size is the Salix caprea. It is known by the common name of goat willow. It is about…

Salix purpurea

Today we are going to talk about a little tree that is recognized at first glance by its abundant branches of purple tones. Its name is Salix purpurea. Too…
Salsifis in flower

Salsify (Tragopogon porrifolius)

The plants known as salsifis are herbs that we can find in the fields of Europe. As herbaceous, they tend to go unnoticed, since this type ...

Kratom

Salvia are plants that are grown both for their ornamental value and for their medicinal properties. In addition, there is a great variety of species that ...

Sage (Salvia lavandulifolia)

Salvia lavandulifolia is from the genus Salvia and belongs to the great Lamiaceae family, consisting of more than 900 species. It is used for therapeutic purposes, ...
bush with green leaves of White Salvia

White Sage (Salvia apiana)

Salvia apiana, better known as white sage, is a plant with various healing properties that today is cultivated almost everywhere in the ...
Salvia pratensis is a very beautiful plant

Meadow sage (Salvia pratensis)

Salvia pratensis is a very interesting plant, able to withstand frost that becomes really beautiful during the summer. As it also does not grow much, ...
View of Salvia greggii

Autumn sage (Salvia greggii)

Salvia greggii is a very interesting herbaceous plant to have in the gardens and / or in the patios of homes with a warm-temperate climate. Its…
flowering shrub very easy to maintain

Ethiopian sage (Salvia aethiopis)

Salvia aethiopis, also known as Ethiopian Salvia, this is an herb that is usually found on the side of the roads and has the characteristic ...
Salvia microphylla

Salvia microphylla

One of the plants whose flowering lasts the longest is Salvia microphylla. This plant is known as pink sage, mountain myrtle, ...
Salvia officinalis, a sun-loving plant

Salvia officinalis, common sage

Salvia officinalis is a herbaceous plant that we can find in the temperate and warm regions of the world. It has a fairly fast growth rate, ...
Aromatic plant

Clary sage (Roman sage)

Sage has long been known to have a reputation for being a healing plant since ancient times. And is that the word sap ...
Sambucus ebulus

Sambucus ebulus

Today we are going to talk about a plant whose medicinal properties are quite interesting for treating various pathologies. It is the Sambucus ebulus. It is…
Watermelon or Citrullus lanatus

Watermelon (Citrullus lanatus)

The watermelon or Citrullus lanatus as its scientific name indicates, is a plant of the climbing or creeping class. It comes from the family of ...
Bloodroot is a plant with white flowers

Bloody

Humans need to name everything, and the ones we choose for plants are often a bit curious. One of them is the ...
The Sanguisorba minor has male and female flowers

Sanguisorba minor

Herb of the knife, lesser pimpernel, algáfita or grass of the hammers. These are just a few of the many common names that Sanguisorba receives ...
Sansevieria trifasciata Laurentii is an easy to care for succulent

Sansevieria trifasciata 'Laurentii': care

The Sansevieria trifasciata 'Laurentii' is a plant that, perhaps because of the scientific name you do not know exactly what it is, but seeing the image above, surely…
Bougainvilleas are showy flowering shrubs that provide shade

Santa Rita (Bougainvillea spp)

Pretty like few others, the Santa Rita or Bougainvillea is a wonderful shrub to have in the garden given its colorful flowering, which begins in ...
Heliocereus speciosus

Feverfew (Disocactus speciosus)

That cacti produce spectacular flowers that is a fact, but that there are species that attract more attention than others ... that too, and if ...
Sarracenia, spectacular carnivorous plants

Sarracenia

Sarracenia are one of the most common and easy-to-care carnivorous plants. We can find them for sale in nurseries and ...
Sarracenia alata x flava is one of the most beautiful hybrids

Sarracenia hybride

Carnivorous plants of the genus Sarracenia are the easiest to care for, since they only want sunlight throughout the day, a substrate ...
Sarracenia leucophylla is a plant that wants a lot of water

Sarracenia leucophylla

Sarracenia leucophylla is one of the species of carnivorous plants that we can most easily find in any nursery, garden store and even in ...
Sarracenia purpurea is a fast growing plant

Sarracenia purpurea

Sarracenia purpurea is one of the species of carnivorous plants that are most frequently seen in nurseries, so it is a ...
Satsuma is a shrub

Satsuma (Citrus unshiu)

Have you ever heard of satsuma? The truth is that it would not be strange for anyone to confuse it with mandarin: they are ...
View of the willow tree in a garden

Willow (Salix)

Salix are plants that generally take up a lot of space. But their bearing and beauty is such that when they are large ...
close up picture of some pink flowers

Sausana (Geranium rotundifolium)

Geranium rotundifolium, also known as Sausana, is a floral plant that is part of the Geraniaceae family. Usually it is distributed ...
Saxifrage is a small plant

Saxifrage

Saxifrage are the typical plants that look good both in pots and planters, as well as in those small corners of the garden. They are a great option ...
Grown Saxifrage granulata

granulated saxifrage

Among the species that belong to the genus Saxifraga we find some that are widely used for gardening. One of them is the ...
Scadoxus multiflorus

Scadoxus

Bulbous plants are wonderful, because although they only bloom during a specific period of the year, they are easy to care for and maintain. What's more,…
Schinus are trees and shrubs

Shinus

Schinus are a genus of woody plants with which it is possible to have a shady corner in the garden. Their cups are wide ...
The Schlumbergera is a very decorative cactus

Schlumbergera

Cacti of the genus Schlumbergera are one of the most popular at a certain time of year: December, the month that coincides with the festivities of ...
Schlumbergera opuntioides

Schlumbergera opuntioides

The Schlumbergera opuntioides is a cactus that attracts a lot of attention, since its segments or '' leaves '' are very reminiscent of those of the Opuntia, ...
Scilla are bulbous

Scilla

Scilla are generally small plants, with few leaves but with very brightly colored flowers. They are the typical ones that you can plant in ...
Redwoods are very large conifers

Redwood

Redwoods are impressive conifers, not only for their size but also for their life expectancy. In fact, they can live for more than 3000 years ...
The trunk of the Sequoia sempervirens is very thick

Redwood (Sequoia sempervirens)

Sequoia sempervirens can boast of being one of the tallest plants in the world; in fact, a specimen was found that measures no more ...
yellow flowers of the Sedum palmeri plant

Sedum (Sedum palmeri)

Sedum palmeri consists of a succulent herbaceous plant belonging to the Crassulaceae family, from Mexico, which due to its high level of ...
sedum dendroideum

sedum dendroideum

If you like succulent plants, surely you have several of them in your house. One of the best known and appreciated is the Sedum…
Sedum multiceps is a small crass

sedum multiceps

Sedum multiceps is one of those non-cactaceous or succulent plants that are shaped like a miniature shrub. Its leaves form rosettes very ...
The Sedum spectabile is a succulent

Sedum spectabile: care

Succulent plants are those that have fleshy leaves, since it is in them where water accumulates, which will be useful...
Grapefruit tree in a patio, where it looks great

Selection of ornamental citrus

When we talk about citrus, that is, orange, mandarin, lemon and others, we usually think of them as fruit trees. Nothing more. Plants that produce suitable fruit ...

Sempervivum tectorum

Today we are talking about the group of succulent plants that have special characteristics and were used since Roman times. Today we talk ...
Senna

Senna

Among the group of medicinal plants we find some more useful than others. Today we are going to talk about an herb that is used for its ...
The fruits of the rowan are usually red

Rowan (Sorbus)

Plants known as rowan are trees and shrubs with great ornamental value. Ideal for all types of gardens, be they small, medium or large, ...
The leaves of the Sorbus intermedia are deciduous

Swedish rowan (Sorbus intermedia)

Sorbus intermedia is a deciduous tree ideal for medium and spacious gardens. Its maintenance is simple, and as well as a very nice shade ...
lovely plant with green and white leaves and purple flowers

Serpentine (Liriope muscari)

If you are looking to grow a plant of remarkable ornamental beauty in your garden, you should consider the Liriope muscari, commonly known as Serpentina.…
pretty unopened flowers of Polygala vulgaris

Sawberry (Polygala vulgaris)

Polygala vulgaris is one of those plants that, due to its delicacy and small size, makes it a perfect plant to have in a ...
Sesame seeds

Sesame (Sesamum indicum)

For a long time there have been a series of plants that humans cultivate. There are some that have almost no ornamental value (such as ...
sycamore figs

Sycamore (Ficus sycomoro)

Surely you have ever seen a fig tree and eaten the figs straight from the tree. These fruits are so sweet and delicious. Today we come to talk about ...
fern called Selaginella

Immortelle (La Selaginella)  

Selaginella is a plant native to the Chihuahuan desert, which comprises some 700 identified species, which are distributed over extensive regions in ...
Sileen are herbaceous plants

Silene

Silene are small herbaceous plants, with flowers that are also small in size but with an unparalleled beauty. Due to their characteristics, they are perfect for ...
Sincuya fruits

Sincuya (Annona purpurea)

If you live in an area where frost does not occur or a large greenhouse you can grow a variety of tropical plants whose fruits are edible, ...
View of Syngonium podophyllum leaves

Singonium (Syngonium podophyllum)

There are plants that are as beautiful as they are delicate, such as Syngonium podophyllum. Its leaves, whether green or with white spots, are very pretty, which ...
small flower that comes out of a branch of a bush

Sisallo (Salsola vermiculata)

The Sisallo or Salsola vermiculata is a small shrub that usually reaches up to one meter in height, is dark gray, whose narrow leaves ...
Skimmia japonica

Skimmia japonica

Skimmia japonica is a very decorative shrub that can be grown both in a pot and in a garden. Although it has small flowers they call ...
Smilax rotundifolia

smilax

Plants of the genus Smilax are those that, once you see them, it is difficult to forget them. Its growth rate is very, very ...
Solandra maxima flower

solandra maxima

The Solandra maxima is an ideal climbing shrub to cover pergolas, walls or walls. It is a very vigorous plant, which can exceed 8 ...
Tomato plants are easy to care for

solanum

Solanum are plants that are widely cultivated in orchards and flower beds, since there are many species that produce edible fruits and that, in addition, ...

Solanum dulcamara

There are some plants whose common names give them a wrong reputation. This is the case of the Solanum dulcamara. It is a medicinal plant ...
Solanum nigrum

Solanum nigrum

Today we are going to talk about a fairly discreet plant but with a moderately acceptable beauty. It is about nightshade. Its scientific name is ...
common lock

Sonchus oleraceus

Today we are going to talk about a type of plant that has many uses and that can also be used to decorate gardens and outdoors. ...
View of the Sophora japonica 'pendula'

sophora

Sophora are trees or shrubs - depending on the species - very interesting for gardens, large or small. Its growth rate is ...
Fruits of the Sorbus domestica

Sorbus domestica, the common rowan

When we think about having a garden with deciduous trees, we usually feel good right away, since there are many species that are beautiful ...
Sorghum is a very important herb

Sorghum (Sorghum)

Humans, for millennia, have learned to 'domesticate' a large majority of plants in order to benefit, for example, from their nutritional properties. In this…
Spartium junceum produces yellow flowers

Spartium junceum

Do you live in an area where drought is a problem? I know what that is ... Finding plants that can live well in those conditions won't ...
Stenotaphrum

Stenotaphrum

If you have no idea what herb to use to have a magnificent green carpet in your tropical garden, let me recommend the species ...
Strelitzia reginae is a very pretty plant

Strelitzia reginae

The Strelitzia reginae or bird of paradise is one of the most popular herbaceous plants in the world, especially in climate gardens and terraces ...