I will pick my favorite board at 12pm Pacific time on April 13 to win a 6 plant collection of named sempervivums from Arrowhead Alpines. My primary deciding factor will be the number and quality of pins included in the board.
Syngoniums are fast growing vines that grow to about 3 ft. Easy to grow plant for bright indirect light or light shade. Allow rich, well draining soil to dry before watering. Pinch tips to induce bushiness.
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Arrowhead vine (Syngonium podophyllum)
Chinese evergreen (Aglaonema commutatum)
Clivia (Clivia miniata)
Dracaena (Dracaena sp.)
Dumb cane (Dieffenbachia maculata)
Grape ivy (Cissus rhombifolia)
Peace lily (Spathiphyllum wallisii)
Philodendron (Philodendron sp.)
Spider plant (Chlorophytum comosum) ...
Arrowhead, Sagittaria sagittifolia
Arugula, rocket, Diplotaxis erucoides
Asparagus, Asparagus officinalis
Chicory, Cichorium sp.
Comfrey, Symphytum sp.
Earth Pea, Lathyrus tuberosa
Elephant Garlic, Allium ampeloprasum
Galangal, Thai ginger, Alpinia galangal
Garlic, Allium sativum ...
'Bronze Arrowhead' (35 days for baby lettuce) This Arrowhead scores a perfect for form and color, developing a gorgeous oak leaf rosette in a dance of green and bronze. A good variety for baby lettuce salads and cut and come again culture. Very slow to go to seed.
One tall, spiky plant, such as arrowhead (Sagittaria spp.), dwarf papyrus (Cyperus prolifer) or corkscrew rush (Juncus effusus), with lowergrowing floating plants, such as water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes) or water lettuce (Pistia stratiotes), makes a pleasing composition in a small container.
A leaf that's shaped like an arrowhead, so has a distinct pointed tip. It also has pointed lobes, which extend either side of the point of attachment to the petiole or leaf stalk.
An organism that grows on dead or decaying organic matter, eg, mushrooms and other fungi.
Viola betonicifolia or Arrowhead Violet is a low growing, herbaceous perennial native Australian plant. It grows as a rosette, has arrow-shaped leaves and showy dainty purple flowers. Sole host plant for catterpillars...
Goosegrass (Galium aparine) Wild Edible Green & Coffee Substitute ...
Native prairie cordgrass, arrowhead and iris-like sweet flag are excellent choices. Parrot's feather, aquatic mint and Aeschynomene fluitans are charming novelty-like plants that don't need to be potted and drape nicely out of a half barrel.
Later leaves are alternate, arrowhead-shaped and with unevenly-toothed edges. At the top of the plant, the leaves become long and narrow. All of the leaves are pale green and covered with white, mealy granules that give the appearance of frost.
The cabbages that I grow are mainly single-serving cabbages, also known as mini cabbages. Gonzales and Arrowhead are two of my favorite mini varieties. When mature, they usually weigh less than two pounds and are the perfect size for mixing up a batch of cole slaw or filling for eggrolls.
The next evolution was the scuffle hoe, with the blade pointing forward and perpendicular to the ground. (It's often shaped like an arrowhead). You walk forward and scuffle it along in front of you, cutting the weeds at the surface and displacing only a little soil.
Butterfly bush: This bush is available in several colors, including purple, lavender, white and yellow. Blooms are shaped like a large cylindrical arrowhead composed of tiny flowers. Butterfly bushes are very fragrant, and they attract butterflies.
Growing in a few inches of water at the edge, marginals soften the line between water and land. As well as colorful or interesting flowers (lizard's tail, lesser snapdragon), many have dramatic foliage (arrowheads, pickerelweed).
Aquatic Plants ...
These outer colored leaves are known as spathes. They encircle the spadix, which is a tapering yellow enclosure for the actual flowers. The green leaves of the calla lily are shaped like arrowheads and have white or silver speckles.
"There's a Rubber Tree (Ficus elastic), there's Crepe Myrtle (Lagerstroemia indica) and Howea Palms (Howea spp) planted here, quite intentionally. There's also a Syngonium - (Syngonium spp - Arrowhead Vine) that most people would be happy to have in their garden," said Jerry.
The height is in scale with the size of the pot. There's variation of texture and form with large and small leaves and coarse and fine textures. And the lime green of the tall arrowhead draws the eye up from the lime green echoed in the licorice plant.
Edge plants grow on a "shelf" 5-to-10 inches below the surface of the water or in the moist soil next to the pond, providing shelter for fish, frogs and other plant life. Shelf plants include sweet flag, water plantain, marsh marigold, pickerel rush, sedges, cattails and arrowhead.
o Arrowhead (syngonium podophyllum)
o Black Gold (ph. melanochryson)
o Devil's Ivy (Pothos) (scindapsus aureus)
* Elephant's Ear (philodendron hastatum)
* Fiddle Leaf (ph. pandurae forme)
* Green Gold (syngonium podophyllum)
* Marble Queen (scindapsus aureus)
* Ornamental Pepper (capsicum annuum) ...
The seeds were ground and cooked as cereal, leaves eaten raw or dried for flour. Ashes were used to make lye to soften corn hulls. The pointed hard twig ends were used for arrowheads. Hand fulls of male blossoms can be crushed and used for soap, or ant bites.