Welcome to the garden of the good Ogel where this friendly gardener is going to show us four plants from his garden to teach and advise us on how to decorate our home or office.
Its scientific name is Saintpaulia, it is a genus native from Tanzania and southeastern Kenya in tropical eastern Africa. They are plants that are usually 6 to 15 cm tall and 6 to 30 cm wide. The flowers are 2 to 3 cm. in diameter, with a velvety five-lobed corolla. Flower color in wild species can be violet, purple, light blue, or white.
Its scientific name is Haworthiopsis attenuata, it is one of the Haworthiopsis species most grown as an indoor plant. It is originally from the Eastern Cape, South Africa.
It is a succulent plant, that means that it stores water. Its height is usually from 6 to 25 cm, and it is slow growing and the leaves are dark green, concave and thin. They are covered by a pattern of band-like white bumps (tubercles), usually horizontal.
Its scientific name is Santolina chamaecyparissus, and it is a plant that is used for medicinal cultivation due to its good antibiotic and disinfectant properties. Aromatic oils are also made from them, and they have good properties for the stomach.
It has several thin stems on which gray-green leaves grow, giving off an intense aromatic smell reminiscent of chamomile. At the top, yellow flowers sprout and their height can vary between 20 and 70 cm.
Its scientific name is Arabidium Saxeticolum among other names of its genus. It is a herbaceous plant that can generate small bushes with the sum of many of them.
Small white flower with four petals and they are usually located in humid places and their origin is in Asia Minor approximately 2 million years ago and is currently growing in Europe, Central Asia, North Africa, North America and some regions of Great Britain.
I hope that the information that Ogel has given you has helped to know more about the wonderful world of plants.
“When we plant trees, we plant the seeds of peace and hope”. - Wangari Maathai (Kenyan biologist and environmentalist).