Tagged: Low Watering Plant

All About Hoya Tricolor Care

All About Hoya Carnosa Tricolor Care

Hoya Carnosa Variegata ‘Tricolor’, Hoya Krimson Queen Wax Plant, Wax Flower, Porcelain Flower Hoya Carnosa Variegata also known as Tricolor and Krimson Queen, is an epiphytic plant native to Thailand, The Philippines, and Malaysia. Carnosa has oval-shaped leaves of white, cream, pink and green. New leaves emerge white and pink,...

10 fuzzy air plants

10 Fuzzy Air Plants

When we say “Fuzzy Air Plant”, it means the Tillandsia in reference has prominent Trichomes. Trichomes are the little white hairs that all Air Plants have, and their primary function is absorbing water and nutrients, like roots do for potted plants. The term “Trichome” is derived from the Greek “Trikhoma” which means to cover with hair. Generally speaking, the more prominent the Trichomes are on an Air Plant, the easier it is to water, and the more drought tolerant it is. By nature, these “fuzzy” Tillandsia are some of the easier ones to care for! There are exceptions, of course, but I made a list of some of my favorite fuzzy plants.