A brief houseplant tour – early 2017

A tour of my modest collection of houseplants so I can record and chronicle their growth.

Pothos vines:

Tropical hibiscus plant:


Banana tree:


Peace lilies:

Pilea depressa (baby’s tears) – newest addition. For such a pretty plant, it has some sad names!

My two succulents: have very little hope for these as I don’t yet know how to care for these. They don’t like me either.

Experiment with succulent propagation:

Karpooravalli, also known as Bishop’s weed. Leaves have such a heady fragrance:


Christmas cactus, I won this plant at a raffle at work. I usually never win at these things:


And this Christmas cactus actually bloomed in June, exquisite flowers.


Purple velvet, much more pretty than it looks here in this terrible lighting:


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