exotics

Plumeria

When we visited my maternal grandmother in India during a trip last year, I noticed a very large woody shrub with elongated, strikingly veined leaves and dotted about were some […]

Supermarket Lemons

Earlier this year, on a whim I decided to fish a couple of lemon seeds out of the sink and plant them up in a pot to germinate and grow. […]

White Orchid

House plants are one of the things that keep me going through the winter months when there’s very little I want to do outside and I bet that the most […]

Amaranthus

Another plant ID required, this time, an out-of-focus picture of an Amaranthus: I don’t know what type it is though. From comparing on-line pictures, it doesn’t appear to be the […]

Exotic Amaryllis

I came across this plant while on holiday, there was a row of them planted along the path. I wanted to see what it was so I took a look […]

Coconut Palm

If there’s one plant that just screams “tropical” and “exotic”, it’s the coconut palm. Seen on countless holiday programs, the images of coconut palms lining beaches of the finest white […]