Category «House Plants»

How to Grow Streptocarpus


Streptocarpus are easy growing perennials in warmer zones and wonderful houseplants. They prefer partial shade but can tolerate up to 5 hours of direct sunlight per day (less in low-humidity environment). To grow streptocarpus as a house plant …

Water Quality and Ornamental Plants

Water quality and house plants

If your house plants have stopped blooming it could be because of chemicals in your tap water. Chemicals such as chlorine and chloramine are routinely added to municipal drinking water throughout the U.S. and have been shown to inhibit blooming in flowering houseplants …