By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer
Spigelia Indian pink is easy to grow, but if you have a hankering for growing Indian pink plants, leave the wildflowers in their natural environment. Instead, purchase the plant from a greenhouse or nursery. Read this article for more Indian pink information.
Abutilon are very beautiful shrubs that are native to Chili, in South America. They are plants that undeniably bring a touch of exotic colors to any garden.
There are over 120 different species of Abutilon. Some of them look like grasses, others are closer to vines or shrubs. In all cases, flowers are very appealing and, sometimes, leaves are surprising, too.
Together with hollyhock, tree mallow and hibiscus, Abutilon is part of the large mallow family.
Among the commonly grown or interesting cultivars are the following:
Indian jasmine, native to Asia, earned its name due to the jasmine-like fragrance that emanates from its blooming.
Its inflorescence is very beautiful and its evergreen leafage lasts all year long. It is a relatively hardy climbing vine.
This beautiful climbing shrub is easy to care for and maintaining it is a breeze.
It is perfectly suited to covering a wall, but also makes for great ground cover or pot arrangement material.
At the beginning, attach your Indian jasmine to a lattice because it has trouble starting off. Afterwards, it will wind around on its own.
Other names for Indian jasmine include the following: