Dendrophthoe pentandra produces red berries that persist on the plant for a very long time

Dendrophthoe pentandra (Malayan Mistletoe, Mango Mistletoe, Mistletoe Plant) Malayan Mistletoe or Mango Mistletoe is a parasitic, woody and  dioecious shrub. This plant has been used for traditional medicine. Grow this beauty to enjoy its brilliantly coloured red berries that persist on the plant for a very long time.

Marrubium vulgare is an exotic and bitter herb symbolic of good health

Marrubium vulgare (White Horehound, Common Horehound) White Horehound or Common Horehound is an exotic plant and is a bitter herb symbolic of good health and has always been used to combat illness. It is regarded as an invasive weed in many parts of Australia, namely in Victoria, south Australia and Tasmania because it takes over […]

Salix discolor with its many buds make it a favourite flower for Lunar New Year

Salix discolor (American Pussy Willow, American Willow, Large Pussy Willow, Pussy Willow, Glaucous Willow) American Pussy Willow or Glaucous Willow prefers moist to wet soils. Thus, it is common to find this shrub in wet ditches, meadows, swamps, marshes and along the banks of streams and lakes. It is extremely popular for the catkins that […]

Solandra grandiflora produces fragrant and chalice-shaped flowers

Solandra grandiflora (Chalice Vine, Cup of Gold, Goldcup Vine, Golden Chalice Vine) Chalice Vine or Cup of Gold is a very captivating climber that produces ornamental, chalice-shaped and fragrant flowers. A free-flowering perennial vine that blooms year round. Fabulous when trained on pergolas and trellises with their huge and creamy yellow and golden flowers cascading […]

Carica papaya is a healthy fruit that’s packed with essential nutrients and antioxidants

Carica papaya (Papaya, Papaw, Pawpaw, Melon Tree, Betik in Malay) Papaya, a revered tropical fruit was reputably called the ‘fruit of the angels’ by Christopher Columbus as it tasted superbly good. Papaya is an incredibly delicious, healthy and versatile tropical fruit that is loaded with essential nutrients and antioxidants.