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Plantgasm - I love plants too much. By Derek Powazek.

Tag: Indoor

Colocasia esculenta ‘Elepaio’ Bloom

Colocasia esculenta ‘Elepaio’ is a small, delicate elephant ear. And today mine bloomed.

Go Big and Go Home

Houseplants don’t have to be tiny wimpy things. If you’ve got the space for it, go big!

Anthurium with Accordions

One of the things that’s especially magic about Anthurium is how their leaves start out red and become green as they mature.

The Story of My Dracaena fragrans

It wasn’t much more than a stick with some roots, still circling an invisible pot.

Make a Lithops Planter

Lithops are South African plants that evolved to look like stones in order to avoid getting eaten by hungry herbivores.

Philodendron ‘Rojo Congo’

It just sprouted its first leaf, and it’s pink and light green.

Surprise Blooms

The best kind of flower is a surprise flower.

New Banana Leaf Timelapse

Timelapse of a Musa ‘Ice Cream’ Blue Java leaf unfurling.

Woolly Pocket Vertical Jungle

I attached six Woolly Pockets to my office wall and filled them with two dozen plants to make a vertical tropical garden.

You Already Have A Green Thumb

There is no such thing as a green thumb. Or, if there is, you already have one.


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