Water Lilly - Buy Plants in Chennai - India

The phrase water lily is used to describe aquatic plants of the following families, which have lily pads:

Nelumbonaceae (Nelumbo), also called lotus

Croton Plants - Buy Plants in Chennai - India

Croton is a colorful shrub with leathery leaves that are most colorful in bright light. In low light conditions new leaves will be smaller and less intensely pigmented. Grow croton at 60 to 85 degrees F with high humidity. Allow the soil surface to dry between waterings.

Bougainvillea plants - Buy Plants in Chennai - India

They are thorny, woody vines growing anywhere from 1-12 meters tall, scrambling over other plants with their hooked thorns. The thorns are tipped with a black, waxy substance. They are evergreen where rainfall occurs all year, or deciduous if there is a dry season. The leaves are alternate, simple ovate-acuminate, 4-13 cm long and 2-6 cm broad. The actual flower of the plant is small and generally white, but each cluster of three flowers is surrounded by three or six bracts with the bright colors associated with the plant, including pink, magenta, purple, red, orange, white, or yellow. Bougainvillea glabra is sometimes referred to as "paper flower" because the bracts are thin and papery. The fruit is a narrow five-lobed achene.

Marantha Plants - Buy Plants in Chennai - India

Maranthas are spectacular and attractive foliage house plants. Each leaf looks as if it has been hand painted with markings that are distinctive to each variety. Maranthas and their close relatives calatheas are both members of the Marantaceae family but although there are botanical differences between them, there is much confusion between the two genera. Marantas are generally low and squat and calatheas are more upright.

Dracaena Plants - Buy Plants in Chennai - India

Dracaena have a secondary thickening meristem in their trunk. This monocotyledonous secondary thickening meristem is quite different from the thickening meristem found in dicotyledonous plants and is termed Dracaenoid thickening by some authors. This character is shared with other members of the Agavaceae and Xanthorrhoeaceae among other related families.

Cryptanthus Plants - Buy Plants in Chennai - India

The genus Cryptanthus consists of about 50 terrestrial species commonly called earth stars because of their shape. The plants have low-spreading rosettes of six to 20 leaves. The succulent usually tooth-edged leaves may be spoon-shaped, lance-shaped, or triangular, from three to twelve inches (8-30 cm) in length. Most are in the three- to six-inch (8-15 cm) range. They are usually strongly banded or frosted with gray, white or bronze, and many cultivars have a pink to red background color. The various hybrids show a rainbow of colors, and the most popular cultivars have very elaborate banding with sharp zigzag patterns. The white (sometimes light green or pink) flowers appear in the center and from between the leaves, a few at a time. They are so popular that there is a separate Cryptanthus Society affiliated with The Bromeliad Society.

Syngonium Plants - Buy Plants in Chennai - India

Syngonium species are often grown as house plants, usually only in the juvenile foliage stages. For successful growth, a winter minimum temperature 16 °C to 18 °C must be maintained, rising to 20 °C to 30 °C during the growing season. They require high humidity, including misting the leaves regularly, and good light, but not direct sunlight; they will tolerate low light levels. Water freely from spring to autumn, sparingly in winter. Feed regularly in spring and summer. If juvenile foliage is preferred, cut off all the climbing stems that develop — the plant will remain bushy, rather than climb, and the leaves will be more arrow-shaped. Repot every second spring. Propagation is by cuttings or air layering.

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Aglaonema is a genus of about 40 species of foliage plants in the family Araceae, native to the tropical swamps and rainforests of southeastern Asia from Bangladesh east to the Philippines and north to southern China. No common name is widely used, though they are sometimes called "Chinese evergreen".

Euphorbia Plants - Buy Plants in Chennai - India

Euphorbia is a genus of plants belonging to the family Euphorbiaceae. Consisting of about 2160 species, Euphorbia is one of the most diverse genera in the plant kingdom, maybe exceeded only by Senecio . Members of the family and genus are sometimes referred to as Spurges. Euphorbia antiquorum and Euphorbia serrata are the type species for the genus Euphorbia, it was described by Linnaeus in 1753 in Species Plantarum. The genus is primarily found in the tropical and subtropical regions of Africa and the Americas, but also in temperate zones worldwide.

X-Mas Tree - Buy Plants in Chennai - India

The Christmas tree is a decorated evergreen coniferous tree, real or artificial, and a tradition associated with the celebration of Christmas, or originally Yule. The Christmas tree is often brought into a home, but can also be used in the open, and can be decorated with Christmas lights (originally candles), ornaments, garlands and tinsel during the days around Christmas. An angel or star is often placed at the top of the tree, representing the host of angels or the Star of Bethlehem from the Nativity.

Aralia Bush - Buy Plants in Chennai - India

Ming Aralia, Polycaise will give a nice delicate addition to your outdoor landscape while the Mahonia provides a more bold foliage.

Bush pepper - Buy Plants in Chennai - India

Peppers come in a myriad of different shapes, sizes, colors and flavors. The sweet peppers, such as the Bell, are excellent for salads, hors d'oeuvres, stuffing and stir-fry dishes. The kick of other peppers ranges from mild, green Cayenne used in chili rellenos, to searing hot, like the red, fully matured Cayenne pod or the Tobasco type. Pimento types are found in the middle of olives and in cheeses. Plants need warm temperatures. In cool summer areas, plant against south- or west-facing walls and mulch with black plastic. Harvest sweet peppers green when they stop enlarging, or leave them to mellow their flavor and ripen to red, yellow or orange. Harvest hot peppers when they are yellow or red. Pick Jalapenos green. Pests and diseases are seldom a problem.

Philodendron - Buy Plants in Chennai - India

Philodendron is a large genus of flowering plants in the Araceae family, consisting of close to 900 or more species according to TROPICOS (a service of the Missouri Botanical Garden). Other sources quote different numbers of species. According to S.J. Mayo[1] there are about 400 formally recognized species whereas according to Croat[2] there are about 700. Whichever the exact number of species, the genus is the second largest member of the arum family. Taxonomically the genus Philodendron is still poorly known, with many undescribed species. Many are grown as ornamental and indoor plants. The name derives from the Greek words philo or "love" and dendron or "tree".

Coreopsis - Buy Plants in Chennai - India

Coreopsis (pronounced /ˌkɒriˈɒpsɨs/;[1] common names include tickseed and calliopsis) is a genus of herbs in the family Asteraceae. Many of its 35 species are cultivated. Twenty-eight species are native to North America and the others come from Central and South America. The flowers are usually yellow with a toothed tip. They have showy flower heads with involucral bracts in two distinct series of eight each, the outer being commonly connate at the base. The name Coreopsis is derived from the Greek word koris, meaning bedbug, referring to the shape of the achene.

Dianthus - Buy Plants in Chennai - India

Dianthus is a genus of about 300 species of flowering plants in the family Caryophyllaceae, native mainly to Europe and Asia, with a few species extending south to north Africa, and one species (D. repens) in arctic North America. Common names include carnation (D. caryophyllus), pink (D. plumarius and related species) and sweet william (D. barbatus). The name Dianthus is from the Greek words dios ("god") and anthos ("flower"), and was cited by the Greek botanist Theophrastus.

Beloperone - Buy Plants in Chennai - India

Syn. Justicia, Drejerella, Duvernoia, Libonia. Genus of about 420 species of evergreen perennials, shrubs and subshrubs from a wide range of habitats in tropical and subtropical regions worldwide and from temperate North America. Beloperone is an easy-to-grow shrubby plant which bears salmon-coloured, prawn-shaped flower-heads at the end of the arching stems. The blooms appear nearly all year round. When young, remove some of the first flowers to make sure that a vigorous bush is formed. Cut the plant back to half size each spring. Beloperone may grow up to 3-4 ft high.

Ground Orchid - Buy Plants in Chennai - India

Spathoglottis plicata or Ground orchid, native of Southeastern Asia to the Philippines, is the common species of Orchid which blooms round the year. This easily grown terrestrial herb has pretty, arching broad leaves with prominent parallel veins and a few or large cluster of small flowers at the end of a long stalk as tall as 1 metre arising from a basal leaf axil. The flowers are seen from the morecommon purple to white, yellow, peach, pink and magenta shades. and The leaves emerge from round pseudo bulbs that become increasingly multiple and larger as the orchid matures. Ground orchids can be grown as potted plants and also do well in beds and borders.

Jacobina - Buy Plants in Chennai - India

Common names: Jacobina, Shrimp Plant
Justicia is a genus of about 420 species of flowering plants in the family Acanthaceae, native to warm regions of the Americas. Common name "Shrimp plant" comes from the inflorescences, which resemble a shrimp in some species.
Justicias are garden favorites. They take sun and shade, not fussy about conditions and will bring butterflies in your yard. These low-growing herbacious shrubs have tropical looking, pretty dark green leaves and cheerful "Shrimp" flowers of any colors you like!

Shampoo Ginger Plant - Buy Plants in Chennai - India

Pinecone ginger is considered a canoe plant, that is, a plant introduced throughout the Pacific by the ancient Polynesian settlers. All parts of the pinecone ginger are spicy fragrant. The leaves and inflorescences of the pinecone ginger arise from a thick knobby rhizome that grows just under the surface of the soil. The leaflets are arranged alternately along an arching pseudostem that grows one to two meters (3 to 7 feet) in length. The inflorescence is borne on a separate pseudostem from the leaves. It is a spike; bracts subtend the position of each of the flowers giving the inflorescence its pinecone shape. The inflorescence is green until flowering. The pale yellow or white flowers emerge from the lowest bracts first, when the flower is spent, it dries and falls away. After flowering, the bracts change color. The color change continues upward until the entire inflorescence is bright crimson. This is an excellent fast-growing landscape plant for tropical effect, and the cone shaped flowers are long lasting and useful for cut flower arrangements. This plant is most widely known around the world as the "Shampoo Ginger" for the milky substance in the cones, and it is in fact used as a shampoo in Asia and Hawaii, and as an ingredient in several commercial shampoos. In mid to late summer, separate stalks grow out of the ground with green cone-shaped bracts that resemble pinecones. The green cone turns red over a couple of weeks and then small creamy yellow flowers appear on the cone.

Vinca rosea - Buy Plants in Chennai - India

Catharanthus roseus (Madagascar Periwinkle) is a species of Catharanthus native and endemic to Madagascar. Synonyms include Vinca rosea (the basionym), Ammocallis rosea, and Lochnera rosea; other English names occasionally used include Cape Periwinkle, Rose Periwinkle, Rosy Periwinkle, and "Old-maid".[1][2]
In the wild, it is an endangered plant; the main cause of decline is habitat destruction by slash and burn agriculture.[3] It is also however widely cultivated and is naturalised in subtropical and tropical areas of the world.[4]
It is an evergreen subshrub or herbaceous plant growing to 1 m tall. The leaves are oval to oblong, 2.5–9 cm long and 1–3.5 cm broad, glossy green, hairless, with a pale midrib and a short petiole 1–1.8 cm long; they are arranged in opposite pairs. The flowers are white to dark pink with a darker red centre, with a basal tube 2.5-3 cm long and a corolla 2–5 cm diameter with five petal-like lobes. The fruit is a pair of follicles 2–4 cm long and 3 mm broad

Adenium - Buy Plants in Chennai - India

It is an evergreen succulent shrub in tropical climates and semi-deciduous to deciduous in colder climates, is also dependent on the subspecies or cultivar. Growing to 1–3 m in height, with pachycaul stems and a stout, swollen basal caudex. The leaves are spirally arranged, clustered toward the tips of the shoots, simple entire, leathery in texture, 5–15 cm long and 1–8 cm broad. The flowers are tubular, 2–5 cm long, with the outer portion 4–6 cm diameter with five petals, resembling those of other related genera such as Plumeria and Nerium. The flowers tend to red and pink, often with a whitish blush outward of the throat.