What Plants are Similar to Elephant Ears?


If the large, rounded and heart-shaped leaves of the beautiful Elephant Ear plant (Colocasia) have caught your attention, you are not alone. These striking houseplants are fantastic statement pieces that are easy to care for. If you are hoping to fill your home (or garden) with more of these plants, there are plenty of similar … Read more

Everything You Need to Know About Self-Watering Pots

self watering planter pot

Watering plants is often the hardest part of owning a plant. It can be hard to get the right amount, and to make sure you aren’t overwatering or underwatering. Thankfully, there are things called self-watering pots that help to eliminate a lot of this guessing.  They are easy to set up as well, whether you … Read more

Philodendron New Leaves Turning Brown, Yellow and Falling Off: How To Fix

Philodendron New Leaves Turning Brown Yellow

It isn’t a good sign when your Philodendron starts to change colors. Yellowing and browning leaves that eventually fall off may indicate a variety of different problems. However, sometimes your plant may seem fine, except for the fact that new leaves are dying off. When that happens, it is usually a sign that your plant … Read more

Philodendron Selloum vs. Xanadu: How to Identify Key Differences

Philodendron Xanadu

When you think of Philodendrons, you may think of climbing and vining species like the popular Heartleaf Philodendron. But this genus of almost 500 species contains epiphyte, hemiepiphyte, and terrestrial plants.  Philodendron Selloum and Philodendron Xanadu are both considered hemiepiphytes, so instead of climbing, they prefer to grow upward and outward like a tree. This … Read more

How To Care for Peperomia Cubensis? Easy Care Guide

Radiator plant

With over a thousand varieties of Peperomia to choose from, the Peperomia Cubensis are a fun, vining and sprawling variety. Their plump leaves and bouncy vines make them delightful plants, but it leads many to wonder if they will be easy to care for, along with how to ensure that they will grow and thrive.  … Read more

Monstera Dubia vs. Rhaphidophora Cryptantha: Differences & Similarities

Rhaphidophora Cryptantha

It’s amazing that plants growing on opposite sides of the world can share so many of the same traits! A prime example of this is Monster Dubia and Rhaphidophora Cryptantha. Although both are tropical plants from the Araceae family, they originate from completely different regions of the world. Yet despite this, they share a remarkable … Read more