The Versatile Hibiscus

Having grown up in Florida, hibiscus have been a piece of my garden loving life since childhood. Etched into my heart is the memory of the hibiscus plant we gave to my Mormor (Danish Grandmother) when I was little. The cultivar was 'Hawaiian Sunset', and she was a beauty awash in shades of pink & … Continue reading The Versatile Hibiscus

Event: Twin Corpse Flowers Set to Bloom

There's a bit of excitement at Chicago Botanic Garden right now, and it's easy to see why. Twin titans are about to bloom! A pair of the garden's Corpse Flowers are on bloom watch and could unfurl at any time. The Corpse Flower (Amorphophallus titanum) is a huge plant. The corm is huge, the leaves … Continue reading Event: Twin Corpse Flowers Set to Bloom