Archive for October, 2013

“I would like some colour in the office. Do you have any tropical office plants that flower?”

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We hear this question often. Even the most modern, bright office can seem cold and dull at times. Our clients frequently look to us to add life and colour to their work environment.

For a plant to produce a flower, the conditions have to be just right. Light and humidity are the main factors. Most plants require very high light to produce a flower. This kind of light is rarely available in an office building.The flowering plants that you may see in ...

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Plant of the Month

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October’s feature plant is: Mother-in-Law’s Tongue aka Snake Plant (Sansevieria)   

Almost everyone is familiar with the upright, thick, uniquely coloured leaves of the Mother-in-Law’s Tongue plant, also referred to as the Snake plant. This is a hardy plant suitable for lower light areas of the office or home. It is available in a number of varieties exhibiting a wide range of colourful markings on the leaves. ‘Zeylanica’ has many shades of dark green. ‘Laurentii’ displays bold yellow stripes on the leaf ...

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