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General Information The genus Dracula are commonly known as the “monkey faced” orchids due to the way their flowers resemble primates! These cryptic species are native to parts of South and Central America, with a large majority of the species being found in high elevation cloud forests in Colombia, Ecuador and Peru.  Care Guide These orchids are generally suitable for more knowledgeable and advanced orchid collectors, as their needs differ from a majority of other plant species, including other more commonly kept orchids in cultivation such as Phalaenopsis. Lighting Perhaps the easiest part in regards to their care, Dracula orchids...

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Araceae, Philodendron -

Complete Care Guide: Philodendron Jungle Boogie In this article, you'll find… Plant Info Care Guide       Lighting       Watering       Humidity       Soil Needs Types Propagating Common Issues Frequently Asked Questions Plant Info First things first, to get it out of the way: Philodendron Jungle Boogie, Narrow, Narrow Escape, Tiger Tooth, and (most accurately) Henderson's Pride are all the same plant -- and you're likely familiar with the often highly-variegated form called Ring of Fire, as well! (If you're not, go check out our infographic for that one, too!) Common Name(s)  Philodendron Jungle Boogie, Philodendron Narrow, Philodendron Tiger Tooth, Philodendron Henderson's Pride Botanical Name Philodendron wendlandii x P. tortum...

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Araceae, Philodendron -

Complete Care Guide: Philodendron Painted Lady In this article, you'll find… Plant Info Care Guide       Lighting       Watering       Humidity       Soil Needs Types Propagating Common Issues Frequently Asked Questions Plant Info A climbing philodendron, Painted Lady grows as a thick, fleshy vine that will eventually need support to keep growing upwards. Leaves, which are at the ends of long petioles, are narrow, elongated hearts that occasionally meet the petioles at strange-looking angles. New leaves will come in bright yellow with enough light, and then eventually, as they harden, parts of each leaf will darken to a light green, leaving a mottled, painted...

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Calathea, Marantaceae -

Complete Care Guide: Calathea Beauty Star In this article, you'll find… Plant Info Care Guide       Lighting       Watering       Humidity       Soil Needs Types Propagating Common Issues Frequently Asked Questions Plant Info The Calathea Beauty Star is a gorgeous cultivar of the popular Pinstripe Calathea, or Calathea Ornata. The large, firm leaves still have the characteristic brush strokes of light pink fanning from the midrib to the margins of the leaves, but there are far fewer strokes, and they're accompanied by watercolour patches of lighter green variegation behind them, which accentuates them in a wonderful way. Common Name(s) Calathea Beauty Star, Pinstripe Calathea...

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Apocynaceae, Hoya -

Complete Care Guide: Hoya Australis Lisa In this article, you'll find… Plant Info Care Guide       Lighting       Watering       Humidity       Soil Needs Types Propagating Common Issues Frequently Asked Questions Plant Info   Hoya Australis Lisa is the variegated form of Hoya australis, interestingly far easier to get your hands on than the non-variegated, fully-green version of the plant. Like the name suggests, Hoya Australis -- the non-variegated variety -- hails from Australia, growing along the edges of rainforests and along rocky habitats. Like all hoyas, Lisa is an epiphytic climber -- meaning that it's rare to find a hoya that's growing out of the...

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