Category Archives: Flowers of Pune

Plants and Flowers of Pune and India Turnera Subulata Medicinal Properties

This plant is a perennial herb and does not require much maintenance. If kept in sun the plant flowers regularly. The flower attracts bees and other insects. Since most of the months in the year the plant blooms with flowers … Continue reading

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Plants and Flowers of India and Pune Asiatic Lilies VS Oriental Lilies

This photograph was taken with Canon PowerShot SX50 HS. Most probably the flower is Asiatic lily. It is a bit difficult to differentiate between an Asiatic lily and an Oriental lily. Let me list the difference between the two below. … Continue reading

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Medicinal Uses of Clitoria Ternatea or Aparajita

It is a perennial herbaceous plant and grows in neutral soil. Does well in Sun to partial shade. Soil should be moist but well drained. It has vivid deep blue, white and light blue flowers. And it can be grown … Continue reading

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Plants and Flowers of India and Pune Mimosa pudica Touch me not

Mimosa pudica is both an annual and a perennial. It is a sensitive plant and responds to touch. If touched the leaves foldup in response.  This plant is a great entertainment for kids. It is native to South America and … Continue reading

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Plants and Flowers of India and Pune Mandevilla

Mandevilla species are native to the Southwestern United States, Mexico, Central America, the West Indies, and South America. They are perennials and need full Sun for flowering. They grow well in moist but well drained soil. The genus was named … Continue reading

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Plants and Flowers of India and Pune Poinsettia Euphorbia Pulcherrima

The Poinsettia-Euphorbia pulcherrima is indigenous to Mexico and Central America. This plant is available in 2 varieties dwarf and normal. The normal variety can be exposed to full Sun, where as the dwarf should be kept in shade. Joel Roberts … Continue reading

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Plants and Flowers of India and Pune growing Dianthus chinensis China Pink

Dianthus is native mainly to Europe and Asia. Common names include carnation and sweet william. The species are mostly herbaceous perennials, a few are annual or biennial, and some are low subshrubs with woody basal stems. The name Dianthus is … Continue reading

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Plants and Flowers of India and Pune Zephyranthes Candida Rain Lily

Zephyranthes candida is native to South America including Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay, and Brazil.. This is also called as white windflower and Peruvian swamp lily. Propagation of zephyr lilyis by bulbs. These are exceptionally hardy bulbous plants. Zephyranthes candida was first … Continue reading

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Plants and Flowers of India and Pune Cosmos Bipinnatus Mexican Aster

Cosmos bipinnatus is native to scrub and meadowland in Mexico. They are also called as Mexican Aster. Cosmos are herbaceous perennial plants or annual plants. They need full Sun at leat 5 to 6 hours per day. Cosmos does not require … Continue reading

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Plants and Flowers of India and Pune Pentas Egyptian Star Cluster

Pentas are Tropical and Sub-tropical shrubs.  They are native to Africa and Yemen. Pentas were named by George Bentham. They are also called as Egyptian Star Cluster or Egyptian Star flower. Pentas Bloom in shades of pink, red, violet and … Continue reading

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