Category Archives: Houseplants

Potted Chrysanthemum: 5 Care Tips To Keep Your Happy And Healthy


With fall just around the corner, the season of the mum is here! This beautiful and popular fall flower is making its return to living rooms and front porches all across the country. Here are some great tips to help you get … Continue reading

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Plant Profile: The Calla Lily


CALLA LILIES: A thick, waxy, funnel-shaped spathe (the petal) wraps around a shorter fleshy spike (spadix) in this elegant “less is more” flower. The actual “flowers” are the “bumps” on the spadix. The stems are smooth and leafless. Interesting Facts … Continue reading

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5 Deceptively Dangerous House Plants


Peace Lily This beautiful and popular plant boasts simple yet pretty white flowers that look like, but are not acutally calla lilies. The internal workings of the Peace Lily contain a chemical called calcium oxalate, which is a well known … Continue reading

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Plant Profile: Paphiopedilum Callosum


The Paphiopedilum Callosum orchid, or Paph for short, is a genus of the Lady Slipper subfamily Cyprpedioideae of the flower plant family Orchidaceae.  It is commonly called the Venus Slipper orchid, and is highly popularized by its visually striking, waxy blooms. … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: 7 Tips for Decorating Your Office with Flowers


There are few things that could prove to be as effective at brightening up and bringing life to any office space than the selective placement of fresh flowers. However, not all flowers are suitable for this particular purpose, making it … Continue reading

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Guest Post: The 6 Best Indoor Plants for Spicing up Your Home Life


Indoor plants are an excellent aesthetic option to help transform your house into your home! In addition, there are many available options that include numerous health benefits and listed here are some of the standout options. ALOE PLANT  Most aloe … Continue reading

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Guest Post: How to take care of indoor plants and flowers


Having plants at home is a wonderful way to bring beautiful nature indoors and create a lovely and more relaxed environment. Indoor plants and flowers give a beautiful vibe to the home and suit absolutely every interior. Placing pots of … Continue reading

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Ceropegia haygarthii – A most unusual bloom…


From the plant family Apocynaceae, this unusual flower was first documented by Carl Linnaeus in 1753, who felt that the flowers look like a fountain of wax. Thus the scientific name was born… keros, meaning wax and pege meaning fountain. … Continue reading

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Plant Profile: Saucer Plant (Aeonium tabuliforme)


Here at funflowerfacts.com we love unusual plants, the weirder the better! This pretty little succulent fits the bill. Aeonium tabuliforme, otherwise known as Saucer Plant or Dinner Plate Plant is the flattest plant we know of. Found in Tenerife, they … Continue reading

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Top 5 Plants for Christmas


Adding plants to your home is a simple and cost effective way to add to your decor and to change it up for the various holidays and celebrations throughout the year. Below is my pick of the top 5 houseplants … Continue reading

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