Plants

Do Air Plants Need Sun?

Featured Image Source Scientifically known by their biological name Tillandsia, air plants can survive literally anywhere without soil. All they need is enough water, enough light and plenty of air. Can air plants grow without sun? These plants from the bromeliad family need sun, but not a lot of it: Excess sunlight can cause the …

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What’s the Difference Between Male and Female Pumpkin Flowers?

Female Pumpkin Flowers Although you may not tell at a glance, the female flowers of a pumpkin have outstanding features that distinguish them from the male flowers. The stalk of the female flower is short and thick. Underneath it, is a green ovary the size of a berry. It is this ovary that swells to form a …

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Top 8 Cyclamen plants

What Kinds of Cyclamen Plants Are There? Cyclamen plants represent the devoted and empathetic heart and it was planted in the Mediterranean countries around churchyards, Islamic monasteries, and ribats. These plants are native to the Mediterranean basin, commonly growing in Iran, the eastern Caucasus, and one cyclamen variety in Somalia.  There are several types of cyclamen plants and below are a …

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10 Incredible types of South African Plants

How Many Types of Plants Are Found in South Africa? South Africa hosts 10% of the total plants on earth, which makes 20,000 plant species. 158,000 of these species are particularly endemic to the state. South Africa is the only country worldwide that flaunts six complete floral kingdoms within its boundaries.  Forests in South Africa occupy 1% of the entire territory, and approximately 8000 …

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