Horticulture 2

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Horticulture 2
Foliage Plant ID week 2
Spathiphyllum ‘Peace Lily’
• House plant
• Low light
• Requires nitrogen
Tradescantia zebrina
Purple wandering jew
• Houseplant or
annual (not
hardy)
• Purple and green
• Fast growing
• Great hanging
basket
• Easy to
propagate
Syngonium podophyllum
Nephthytis or Arrowhead plant
•Indoor houseplant
•Requires low light
•Leaves are shaped
like arrowheads
•Green with variegation
Dieffenbacia maculata
Dumbcane
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Indoor houseplant
Variegated leaves
Poisonous
Instead of stem,
Dieffenbacia has
a cane that can be
used to propagate.
Anthurium
•Indoor houseplant
•Has red or pink
blooms that are similar
to a peace lily.
•Requires medium
light levels.
Schefflera actinophylla
Schefflera
• Indoor tree
• Leaves are in a
Whorled pattern.
Does not flower.
May be variegated.
Aglaonema
• Called “Chinese Evergreen”
• Foliage plant native to
Asian swamps
• Narrow, ovate (oval) leaves
Sprengeri Fern
Asparagus Fern
• arching branches with feathery, needlelike, stems
• Not a fern, but is related
to asparagus
• Tiny white flowers then
Red berries
Asparagus setaceus
Plume Asparagus Fern
• Grown as a foliage plant
• Feathery, flat branches
• Not really a fern, makes
Small black berries (fruit)
Following tiny white flowers
• Has sharp spines that are
Not visible but will hurt