The Miraculous Indoor Plant

Recently I attended a talk by Adjunct Professor Margaret Burchett from the University of Technology, Sydney.  She was presenting the findings of her 3 year study “Greening the Great Indoors for Human Health and Wellbeing”.  Okay so the title is pretty naff but the findings were not!

Sansevieria low res

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A Flowering Favourite

I’ve recently rediscovered this great plant.  You may know them as Cape Primrose but I know them as Streptocarpus hybrids – the results of plant breeders crossing various species to develop a better  plant. About 5 years ago I discovered this plant for the first time and loved it at first sight.  The story of its demise is explained later on but when I came across it again more recently I simply had to buy one straightaway.

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