50 Ornamental Plants in Various Countries

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50 Ornamental Plants in Various Countries

ORNAMENTAL PLANTS – Having a garden at home with ornamental plants that are easy to maintain is one of everyone’s dreams. However, not everyone can make this wish come true. Moreover, plants grown in home gardens have a very expensive price, it can even be said that the price is unreasonable.

There are several ornamental plants that have very expensive prices and very few people can afford to own these ornamental plants. Here are some of the most expensive ornamental plants in the world.

Lisianthus flower

Lisianthus is an ornamental plant that has very delicate flowers and various colors. These houseplants are usually priced around $15-$35 per bunch. Maybe, the price is quite expensive. However, you won’t regret buying it. Because this plant is very beautiful and beautiful. This ornamental plant is perfect for adding to your collection of plants in your yard.

Lily of the Valley

Lily of the Valley is one of the ornamental plants that can only be harvested once a year. One of these ornamental plants usually only blooms in May and the flowers will emit a very fragrant aroma. This beautiful flower is usually sold for over $50 and will die after the flowers are picked. So, we need to be careful when picking this flower.

Gloriosa Flower

Gloriosa is one of the rarest ornamental plants in the world. This flower can only grow in Africa. The process of growth and distribution is very difficult. Therefore, do not be surprised if this flower has a very expensive price. Usually, Gloriosa flowers sell for around $10 per stem.

Hydrangea Flower

Hydrangea has about 70-75 species spread across Asia and America. However, most of these plant species grow in countries on the Asian continent. This plant is perfect for decorating your home garden or at least for a bouquet if you are on a special occasion. These flowers usually sell for around $6.5 per stem.

17th Century Tulip Bulb

When we hear the name of this flower, we may feel strange with the name. However, actually the given name explains the history of this flower. In 1637, this rare flower had a price of 10,000 guilders. A very fantastic price for a flower. The rarity and beauty of this flower is what makes tulips very expensive.

Saffron Crocus Flower

Saffron Crocus flower is a flower that looks quite simple, but is included in the range of flowers that have a very expensive price. Saffron Crocuses are usually grown to decorate gardens and decorations. In addition, this flower can also function as a spice and this flower is one of the most expensive spices. To get this interest, we have to spend about $ 1200 per pound.

Gold Kinabalu Orchid

Another flower that has a very expensive price is the Gold Kinabalu Orchid. Gold Kinabalu Orchid is a type of Orchid flower. Gold Kinabalu Orchid is a very rare flower and is almost extinct. This flower is only found in National Parks in Malaysia. Because of its rarity, this flower has a very expensive price, which is around $6000 per piece.

Shenzhen Nongke Orchids

Shenzhen Nongke Orchids is one type of orchid flower that has a very fantastic price. This flower was once sold at an auction held in China for over $200,000. The flower has a lifespan of about 8 years.

Julia Rose or Juliet Rose

Julia Rose or Juliet Rose is one of the rarest flowers in the world. This plant takes 15 years to be used as an ornamental flower. In 2006, this Juliet Rose was sold for $5.8 million.

Kadupul Flowers

The most expensive flower in the world today is still carried by the Kadupul flower. This flower has extraordinary beauty, uniqueness, and emits a calming aroma. This flower can only be found in Sri Lanka. This flower only lives a few hours after being removed and emits a fragrant aroma at night.

Cambodia Adenium

Cambodia adenium is an ornamental plant originating from the dry deserts of mainland West Asia and Africa. This plant is called adenium after its place of origin, namely from the Yemeni capital Aden area. In Indonesia, the adenium flower is also known as Japanese frangipani, although this plant is not native to Japan.

Cambodia adenium has a large stem with roots that can resemble tubers, while the leaves are small and long. Adenium’s large roots serve as a place to store water reserves. Cambodia adenium is usually made into bonsai by showing its large roots to form unique forms.

Cambodia adenium has flowers that resemble a trumpet with 5 petals. Adenium has flowers with various colors according to the type or variety of each. Adenium is divided into two types of species, namely the original type and the type of variety developed to get a new type of frangipani flower.

Semar Bag (Nepenthes)

Semar bag is a monotypic plant species consisting of 130 species and is a carnivorous plant. Named the sac because this plant has tendrils at the ends of the leaves that form like a pouch, the bag is used as a trap to catch prey such as insects, ants, frogs and other small animals.

The semar bag lures its prey with the smell that comes from the bag, when prey enters the bag, the bag will automatically close and the prey will be trapped in it. Semar bags can grow to a height of 15 to 20 meters by means of vines. This plant has a habitat with the most species on the islands of Sumatra and Borneo.

Love Wave

Wave of love is an ornamental plant that has large leaves with wavy leaf edges. The love wave plant was popular in 2010 which made the price soar. Although now the wave of love is not as popular as it used to be, the beauty of the leaves is still the prima donna for some people. The roots of this ornamental plant rot easily when it gets a lot of water, so when you water this plant, make sure the water flows straight out of the pot.

Good watering is done every 3 times a day with planting media using chopped ferns so that growth is good and optimal. Love waves are not good if they get direct sunlight, a good location to put this plant is in a shady place and not exposed to direct sunlight. You can also add paranet for optimal growth.

Cactus

Cacti are plants that can survive without water for a long time. Although it has many thorns, cactus plants are quite popular with people as ornamental plants. Its unique shape and easy maintenance are one of the reasons why this plant is used as an ornamental plant. Cacti are commonly used as indoor ornamental plants, but because of their sharp spines, they must be kept out of the reach of children.

Cactus plants have various types, ranging from ball cactus (cactus that has a ball-like shape) to mammillaria fraileana cactus. In addition to different shapes, each type of cactus plant has its own beauty and uniqueness. Cactus plants also have various flower colors so they are very suitable to be used as ornamental plants at home.

Dendrobium Rantii

Dendrobium rantii is an ornamental orchid plant originating from the island of Sulawesi. Dendrobium rantii has a flower shape like a star and a white base with a purple line on the petals and tongue. Dendrobium flowers have a relatively small size, which is about 3 cm, in one ornamental plant there are 3 to 4 stalks and in one stalk there are usually several flowers.

The dendrobium orchid is a fairly popular orchid because of its beautiful shape and color. This ornamental plant is an ornamental plant that can survive in the lowlands and in the highlands. Dendrobium orchids are included in the monopodial group of orchids with swollen bulbs at the bottom and flattened at the top. Dendrobium rantii is very suitable as a plant to decorate the corners of your house.

Anthurium

Anthurium belongs to the Araceae family. This beautiful leafy plant is still related to a number of other well-known ornamental plants such as aglaonema, philodendron, ornamental taro and allocation. In the Araceae family, anthurium is the genus with the highest number of species.

It is estimated that there are about 1000 species of members of the Anthurium genus.

This plant is an evergreen plant or does not know a period of dormancy. In nature, these plants usually live as epiphytes by attaching to tree trunks. Ordinary also live terrestrially on the forest floor.

The main attraction of anthurium is its unique, beautiful and varied leaf shape. The leaves are usually dark green with large, prominent veins and veins. This makes the figure of this plant look sturdy but still exudes elegance when it grows up.

No wonder this plant has a luxurious and exclusive impression. In the past, anthurium was widely used for garden decoration and royal palaces in Java. It is said that this plant is worshiped as a plant of kings.

Aglaonema

Aglaonema, Sri fortune or Chinese evergreen is a well-known ornamental plant from the taro tribe or Araceae. The genus Aglaonema has about 30 species. The original habitat of this plant is under tropical rain forests, growing well in areas with low light intensity and high humidity.

This ornamental plant has fibrous roots and stems that are not cambium (woody). The leaves are pinnate and have transport vessels in the form of xylem and phloem which are arranged randomly.

Now various types of hybrid Aglaonema have been developed with very attractive plant appearances with various types of shapes, colors and sizes of leaves so that they are much different from natural species.

Puring

Puring (Codiaeum variegatum), pudding or kroton is a famous garden ornamental plant in the form of shrubs with very varied leaf shapes and colors. Various cultivars have been developed with color variations from yellow, purple, orange, green, red and their mixtures.

The shape of the leaves also varies, such as elongated, oval, wavy edges, the strands are “broken” and so on.

Botanically, croton is a distant relative of cassava and kastuba. The same characteristic is that the stem produces a thick white latex and is sticky, which is a characteristic of the Euphorbiaceae tribe.

Puring originated from the Archipelago, but has now spread throughout the tropics and subtropics, and has become a symbol of tourism.

Philodendron

Philodendron is a type of plant from the Araceae tribe, which has various species. Its name comes from the Greek, namely from the words philo (“love”) and dendron (“tree”). Because of the beauty of the shape and color of the leaves, Philodendron is much favored for ornamental plants in the room or garden.

Philodendron is a plant that is often found in tropical forests such as Indonesia. Generally grows in damp places, in swamps, on the banks of rivers, or on roadsides. Many of its living members propagate on other plants with the help of their roots.

Sansevieria

Sansevieria or mother-in-law’s tongue is a genus of ornamental plants that is quite well known as an interior decoration because this plant can grow in conditions of little water and sunlight. Sansevieria has hard leaves, erect, with a pointed tip.

Sanseviera is known as the mother-in-law’s tongue plant because of its sharp shape. Sanseviera is not only an ornamental plant, but also has a function as a hair fertilizer, treating diabetes, hemorrhoids to malignant cancer.

While the fiber is used as a clothing material. In Japan, Sanseviera is used to remove odors from home furnishings in a room.

Compared to other plants, Sanseviera has the privilege of absorbing toxic materials, such as carbon dioxide, benzene, formaldehyde and trichlorethylene.

Sansevieria is divided into two types, namely the type that grows elongated upwards with a size of 50-75 cm and the type with short circular leaves in the form of a rosette with a length of 8 cm and a width of 3-6 cm.

The long type has pointed leaves like the blade of a sword, therefore there are those who call Sansevieria a sword plant.

Dahlia flower

Dahlia is one type of flower that has a slower reproduction process than other flowers. Now, dahlia flowers already consist of several cultivars, even hundreds.

Dahlia plants mostly produce brightly colored flowers and dazzle. No wonder this dahlia flower has become the main commodity for potted plants and flower pot industry players.

As with caring for other ornamental plants, dahlias seem to be easy to grow and reproduce. You can increase the number of flowers by doing stem cuttings, separating tillers or giving seeds and bulbs around the plant.

In order to quickly flower, the seeds that have been planted are watered regularly, which is every two months.

Tread Dara Flower

One of the characteristics of this plant is found in the leaves which are arranged alternately in a round shape like an egg. Tapak dara flowers are more suitable for open areas, but that does not mean that these plants are difficult to grow in protected and closed areas as well.

There is no need for special care to treat tread dara ornamental plants. Simply given fertilizer and watered regularly then the flowers will bloom by themselves. Use a fertilizer with a high nitrogen content at the beginning of the growth of the dandelion flower.

Then apply a high-phosphorus fertilizer if the plant begins to flower. It is suggested that the tapak dara ornamental plant can stimulate the flowering process quickly and smoothly.

Yellow Flower

Kemuning flower is one of the ornamental plants that produces a sharp smell, especially at night. This flower, which has the Latin name murraya paniculata, is an imitation of jasmine flowers which is not only fragrant.

Besides being used to decorate the yard at home, yellow flowers are usually also used at weddings to support the attractiveness of decoration.

Yellow flowers are suitable for planting in the front yard of the house such as gardens and terraces. Because in essence this ornamental plant really likes light from the sun.

Just like ornamental plants in general, yellow flower care only needs to be given fertilizer and then watered as needed. That way, this plant will always be healthy and blooming.

Jasmine flower

When compared with Japanese roses and frangipani, jasmine flowers are less competitive in terms of popularity. In fact, if we look at it, jasmine flowers are no less competitive in terms of beauty with other flowers when used as house decoration plants.

In fact, you can use the fragrant smell as an alternative to natural room deodorizer.

Jasmine will produce flowers if cared for properly and regularly for 8 months. Unlike the case if the care of jasmine flowers is done carelessly, of course this plant will produce flowers that are much longer than usual.

Jasmine flowers will continue to flower for up to 3 months although sometimes the number will decrease slowly.

Norfolk Fir

In Latin, the Norfolk fir is defined as Araucaria Heteropylla. This plant belongs to the Araucaraceae family which originates from the Norfolk Islands in New Zealand.

Besides being used as an ornamental plant, this plant can also be used as a raw material for making cosmetics.

If you have this ornamental plant, try to take care of it in an open place and exposed to direct sunlight.

It is enough to regularly water and fertilize the Norfolk Spruce, it is certain that the condition of the plant will gradually improve as a whole.

If you like flowers and ornamental plants, maybe you like these flowers. Beautiful flowers that have beautiful colors and shapes. Maintenance is not too difficult, even tends to be easy, you know.

Instead of a lot of pleasantries, let’s just look at some types of ornamental plants that have beautiful flowers and are easy to care for.

Jasmine

Jasmine is a very famous flower in Indonesia. In fact, white jasmine (Jasminum sambac), is designated as one of Indonesia’s national flowers along with the moon orchid and Rafflesia arnoldii.

Jasmine has white flowers and smells very good. This jasmine plant is very easy to care for and the most resistant to pests. Because it is a type of shrub, jasmine does not require special care. Can be planted in the yard or in pots. You only need to do pruning to tidy up the branches and also keep them from getting too big.

Bougenville

Bougenville is often also referred to as a paper flower because it has petals that are like paper. Bougenville originates from South America. However, we can easily find it in Indonesia because this plant can easily grow in tropical climates. The care is also quite easy, no special treatment is needed to plant it.

Ashoka

Ashoka is actually not a native Indonesian flower, you know. When you were a child, you must have plucked the flowers and looked for sweet things in them.

This flower whose scientific name is Saraca indica is quite easy to care for. The plants are able to live well even in the hot sun. If the place sits down, don’t ask again, it will grow well too.

There is a type of asoka which can have many different colors in one tree. It must be really beautiful, one plant has a variety of flower colors, like a rainbow.

Hibiscus

This hibiscus flower can grow easily in places exposed to direct sunlight. But, there is one problem, this plant can grow big. So, planting hibiscus flowers in pots is recommended, so that growth and plant size can be controlled.

Although named hibiscus flower, this flower ornamental plant does not look like a shoe, you know. Yes, almost the same as flowers in general. The hibiscus flower has the Latin name Hibiscus rosasinensis, in the Malay area it is often called the flower, while in Java it is called worawari.

Yellow

Kemuning has flowers that are not too large, with white flower colors and have a fragrant smell. Yellow flowers are ornamental plants that are heat resistant at sufficient levels of solar heat.

Memories

Ylang flower is one of the native plants of Indonesia. Kenanga has the scientific name Cananga odorata and is designated as the identity plant of North Sumatra Province.

Ylang has yellow petals, although previously the petals were green. To cultivate this fragrant plant is not difficult, the maintenance is also quite easy.

Alamanda

Alamanda is one of the flower plants whose maintenance is quite easy. This leaf ornamental plant grows in clusters and develops very quickly. Alamanda are usually planted in pots so they are easy to move.

The most popular Alamanda in Indonesia is the Allamanda cathartica species. This flower is often referred to as the golden trumpet flower, yellow bell flower or golden trumpet.

Alamanda flowers come from Central and South America. Although it does not have a fragrant smell, this flower has a very beautiful yellow color. In addition, there are also several types with different colors.

Amaryllis

Amaryllis is one of the easiest types of plants to flower and has a variety of flower color variants. This plant grows well in areas that are not exposed to direct sunlight.

Amaryllis fans will grow this flower in a pot. Planting in pots is not without reason, yes, amaryllis is believed to repel mosquitoes or other insects. So, when planted in a pot, it will be easy to move to another area.

Euphorbia flower

Euphorbia flowers are beautiful and beautiful flowers and have many thorns on the stem. The scientific name of the flower is Euphorbia milii Ch.des moulins.

Usually this euphorbia flower is used for ornamental plants in the yard or planted in pots to decorate the terrace of the house. This Euphorbia flower is an ornamental plant category that does not require much water and prefers full sun.

Euphorbia flower comes from the island of Madagascar. The characteristics of this flower are that it has quite a lot of thorns, has small petals, and has various types of colors, namely pink, red, white and others.

How to care for Euphorbia flowers is relatively easy, what must be considered is that the planting medium does not contain a lot of water, for example with cocopeat or coconut husk powder, roasted husks, animal waste, and sand with rather large grains. The watering technique is done once a day, either in the morning or in the afternoon.

Aster Flower

Aster flowers are beautiful flowers and have a variety of colors. Among the types of Aster flower colors that are most preferred are purple and this flower is most widely planted in the yard of the house.

The shape and size of this Aster flower at first glance looks like a sunflower. The characteristic of this Aster flower is its circular shape, or like a star, and has many separate crowns.

Besides being useful as an ornamental plant, this Aster flower also has benefits, including being able to repel various kinds of insects because this flower contains pyrethrin substances. This substance is usually used as a mixture of ingredients in mosquito coils. So if you plant this flower in your home, the Aster flower can be useful as a natural mosquito repellent.

Asr Flowers

The Asr flower, better known as the four o’clock flower or the Four o’clock plant, in the scientific language Mirabilis Jalapa L. Although this Asr flower is not native to Indonesia but comes from Mexico, this Asr flower has been designated as the flora of the province’s identity Lampung.

It is called the Asr flower or the four o’clock flower because of the routine of this flower which always blooms in the afternoon or around four o’clock. So that in ancient times the people of Lampung used it as a sign of the entry of the Asr prayer time. That’s why this Asr flower is usually planted as an ornamental plant in the yard or in the surau.

Sunflower

Sunflower is a type of ornamental plant that has large and beautiful flowers. This sunflower has the Latin name Helianthus annuus L which is one of the annual plants that are included in the type of kenikir-kenikir. Sunflowers are usually planted in the yard or in gardens as ornamental plants.

Sunflowers have a bright yellow color, with large flower heads (up to 30 cm in diameter). This flower is a compound interest, which consists of hundreds to thousands of small flowers on one hump.

This ornamental plant has bright yellow flowers and always faces the sun. This sunflower ornamental plant in France is known as the sun traveler. In addition, in the United States and Ukraine the sunflower is a national flower.

Apart from being an ornamental plant, this sunflower can also be used as a producer of oil and its seeds can be processed as food, namely kwaci.

Sunflowers grow in fertile, warm soil. This ornamental plant likes sunny weather. Given its origin, this ornamental plant is very suitable to be planted in a place with a subtropical climate.

Aloe vera

Aloe vera plant which has the Latin name Aloe Vera is a plant that is well-known for its functions as a hair fertilizer, wound healer, and skin care.

Plants that have been known for thousands of years are plants that are easy to grow in Africa.

Along with the times, experts have developed the benefits of aloe vera as an ingredient in cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and food and beverage ingredients.

Based on research that has been done by researchers, in aloe vera there are ingredients that are very beneficial for the health of the body, including polysaccharides, minerals, vitamins, amino acids, enzymes and various other ingredients.

Aloe vera is one of the top 10 best-selling plants in the world with various kinds of good potential for industrial and pharmaceutical development.

In India, the people there are accustomed to consuming aloe vera as a natural snack and cosmetic.

Skin diseases such as acne and blackheads can be overcome only with the consistent use of aloe vera.

The method is also quite easy, which is to just peel the skin of the aloe vera leaf, then take the mucus, which is then rubbed on the part of the facial skin that has problems.

Aloe vera also contains other important ingredients such as folic acid, this acid serves to protect the human immune system and provide a healthy body and protect it from skin infections.

With the many benefits of aloe that we can take, it feels very strange if we only use it as a hair strengthener, considering the so many other benefits that we can take.

Spider Plant

Spider plant or commonly called Chlorophytum comosum is a herbal plant originating from African and other tropical countries.

Currently spider plant is a favorite indoor plant among the people, this is because the spider plant leaves have a beautiful and unique pattern but have a good and easy life span.

In addition to being used to living indoors, it turns out that this plant is also strong enough to live outside with the hot sun shining on it all day long. In addition, this plant can also be placed in a hanging pot.

Betel Ivory

Betel ivory plant or which has the scientific name Araceae is one of the plants commonly used to decorate rooms and home pages.

This plant has the characteristics of its leaves having a bright yellow or pale yellow color, if it propagates on a tree trunk, it will have large and wide leaves, so that it covers the trunk of the tree it propagates, but if it is planted in pot media, it will have small leaves. .

Betel Ivory has another uniqueness, namely if the base of the stem is dipped in water, then the cut branches will have a long life.

Betel ivory is one of the plants that can survive well when placed in water media.

This plant is commonly used as decoration and decoration in various events, such as weddings, reunions, farewells, and graduations.

Dragon Blood

Dragon blood tree or better known by the Latin name dracaena cinnabari is a tree originating from the Socotra archipelago.

The name of this tree with the juluka dragon blood is due to the red sap produced by it.

Usually this red sap is useful as a medicine and natural dye.

In Western countries, the sap from the dragon blood tree is commonly used as a dye for musical instruments, such as the violin.

Chrysanthemum flower

Chrysanthemum flowers, also known as chrysanthemums, have the Latin name chrysanthemum. Chrysanthemum is a type of flowering plant that is often grown as an ornamental plant in the yard or as a pick flower.

Chrysanthemum flowers are part of the Kenikir-kenikir tribe or Asteraceae which covers various types of Chrysanthemum.

This flower is the national flower in Japan, in Japanese itself it is known as kiku. Chrysanthemum flowers that give off a fragrant aroma, in Japan are often used as a mixture into a cup to produce a more fragrant and delicious tea.

Rhododendron

Rhododendron flowers originally come from Japan, China and America. For lovers of rhododendron flowers, Azalea flowers, Saliyah flowers, or Kadudampit flowers, these are very familiar flowers.

It is still very rare to know that in Indonesia there are many species of Rhododendron flowers that grow endemicly and can even be said to grow naturally in some areas.

This unique flower can only grow in cold weather, because in Indonesia itself these plants grow naturally in mountain peaks such as edelweiss flowers.

Rodhodendron is also a genus of flower plants with more than 800 types of species, both natural and hybrid. The shape of the Rodhodendron tree is like a shrub with an average height of under one meter, although it has species that can grow up to 30 meters and have small green leaves.

Rodhodendron flowers have the attraction of having a variety of colors according to the species. The flower structure is also very beautiful and resistant to fall for about a week even though it has been cut.

English Ivy

Recently, several researchers from The Ohio State University stated their research results related to bioadhesive compounds produced by the English Ivy plant.

English Ivy is a type of plant that is commonly used as an air purifier, because of its ability to remove various toxic compounds in the air.

However, in general English Ivy is more famous than its function which is usually used as a wall decoration of a house or building by attaching it to the surface of the wall.

The advantage of English Ivy can be firmly attached to the surface of the wall that makes scientists from The Ohio State University, namely Mingjun Zhang, to examine more deeply about the bioadhesive compounds produced by these vines.

English Ivy had captured Mingjun Zhang’s heart when he saw how firmly the English Ivy plant adhered to the surface of the walls, even in strong winds.

In order to firmly adhere to the surface of the wall, the English Ivy plant produces a bioadhesive compound which is primarily a protein interacting with pectin. Then mediated by the mineral calcium.

The compound is released by English Ivy in the form of a liquid like gelatin that can spread on the surface of the wall.

When the water component evaporates, a chemical bond between the protein bioadhesive compound and the surface of the wall is formed so that the English Ivy plant can stick there.

Not only wall surfaces, but these compounds can also be attached to various surfaces, such as bridges.

Lily Paris

Lili paris is the name of an ornamental plant that is a shrub type commonly used as a garden material and in its use as a shrub, both for border and listing purposes.

These plants are actually very easy to care for, and have very interesting artistic value, so they are widely used by garden designers or gardeners in making gardens.

Flower Knob

The crown flower is a very special ornamental plant.

This plant comes from the Asian continent, and grows in a tropical environment at an altitude of less than 1400 meters above sea level.

Flower knobs are very special because of their functions and benefits for human life.

Apart from being an ornamental plant, this flower is able to treat several diseases in the human body, such as: bronchial asthma, dysentery, chronic bronchitis, respiratory inflammation, and fever in children.

This plant has several characteristics in the flowers and leaves, including:

The leaves are round (egg) breech with a tapered tip, and
Flowers in the shape of a hump with a purple color
It is not difficult to distinguish knob flowers from other ornamental plants, because of the uniqueness above.

However, although this plant has many benefits for the human body. You can get the seeds of this plant quite easily and cheaply, which ranges from Rp. 1000 to Rp. 1,500 per seed.
How, interested in growing this plant in your home?

Chicken Combs

The next ornamental plant is chicken comb or also called Jawer Hayam in some parts of Java.

Chicken comb plants are included in the type of annual plant, or only grow in certain seasons.

This plant is interesting because of its shape and benefits for the human body.

If you look at the picture above, then you will agree that the flower shape of this plant is similar to a chicken’s comb.

More than that, this beautiful plant also has many benefits for the human body.

Well, here are some of the health benefits of the chicken comb plant:

Clear eyes
Stops bleeding (nosebleeds, vomiting blood, etc.)
Cure vaginal discharge, and
Treating dysentery
Great isn’t it? In addition, the chicken’s comb plant has also been shown to be able to stop the bleeding in the uterus due to menstruation, or after giving birth.

If you are interested in growing this plant, you can get chicken comb seeds easily both offline and online.

Big stores such as Tokopedia and Bukalapak also provide seeds of this plant.

Usually, they sell chicken comb seeds at a package price, which is Rp. 10,000/ one package (10 seeds).

Lotus Flower

 

Ornamental plants that are not inferior to the plants above are Lotus Flower plants.

Lotus flower or Lotus flower is a favorite ornamental plant in various countries.

This plant has the Latin name Nelumbo Nucifera and belongs to the order Proteales.

One of the most impressive things about this plant is the shape and color of the flowers, which are really beautiful and cool to look at.

Take a quick look at the image above.

The shape of the open petals resembles a crown, combined with a golden yellow color.

Really cool isn’t it!?

At first glance, the flowers of the Seroja plant have a shape that is quite similar to the flowers of the Lotus plant.

Even in Indonesia, people often equate lotus flowers with lotus flowers. Though the two are different.

 

Lotus flower
Seroja plants are not the same as lotus plants.

In fact, both come from different kingdoms or plant kingdoms.

In terms of genus or genus, the Seroja plant comes from the Nelumbo genus, which is a wide-sized aquatic plant genus.

While the Lotus plant comes from the Nymphaea genus or a relatively small aquatic plant genus, and is usually used to decorate aquariums.

In addition, the physical form of the two plants is also different.

Seroja plants have a stalk on the flower, while the lotus tends to stick to the top of the leaves.

Pretty clear huh!?

 

Crossandra

Many ornamental plants also come from the African continent. Like this ornamental plant called Crossandra. This ornamental vine, which is still in the Acantaceae family, is also known as the Firecracker flower. Originally from East Africa and Mozambique.

The management of this plant is quite easy. Enough to provide loose and moist soil, and enough exposure to sunlight. Sun exposure here serves to encourage or stimulate flower growth. So the more exposed to the sun, it will stimulate the growth of more flowers.

Pot media is highly recommended for this Crossandra plant, so it is very suitable for those of you who like ornamental plants to be planted in pots. Crossandra ornamental plants are able to reach growth of up to 1 meter and are able to grow well in a temperature range of 55 degrees.

For the maintenance itself is also quite simple. If you want the Crossandra plant flowers to last a long time, then you can do pruning or remove the parts of the plant that have been in bloom for a long time or remove the parts that have expired.

Crossandra plants often function as display plants. With a bright yellow color on the flower that is uniquely shaped, like a funnel. So arrange it in such a way by playing with colors and combining plants with other plants to make it look more attractive.

Genjer (limnocharis flava)

The genjer plant, which has the Latin name limnocharis flava, was originally categorized as a pest, especially for farmers. Plants that can grow so massive are often found in rice fields. Its presence often interferes with rice growth.

But the genjer plant turned out to be an ornamental plant in America. The origin of this plant is not Indonesia. This ornamental plant originating from parts of Central America and South America is known in the area as yellow velvetleaf.

The journey of this ornamental plant turned out to be very long. This ornamental plant is known to enter Indonesia because it was brought by the Portuguese and Dutch as an ornamental plant. Because of the beauty of this ornamental plant, Europeans brought it from America to the Asian continent and even to the African continent.

Genjer leaves at first glance look like velvet with a yellowish tint, making them a beautiful ornamental plant. In addition, the flowers of the genjer plant whose color is almost similar to the leaves are also considered exotic to outsiders, especially Europeans.

Genjer ornamental plants have several names, both in Indonesia and abroad. Batak people know this plant as haleyo. Malay people call it water hyacinth. While the Sundanese people call it saber and the Javanese call this plant by the name centongan.

If in Indonesia it has several names, abroad it is not much different. This genjer ornamental plant is often referred to by the names limnocharis (latin), velvetleaf (velvet leaves), flower rush, yellow bur-head, lettuce, and the last one is cebolla de chucho.

Genjer ornamental plants are known as “poor people’s vegetables”. This is still related to the nature of this plant that grows massively, especially rice fields which actually become a nuisance to core crops such as rice. So the farmers eradicate this plant and use it as a vegetable.

But do not underestimate the benefits of this genjer plant. Behind its nature as a pest, it contains quite a lot of nutrients and is beneficial for health. There is vitamin B1, protein, calories, calcium, carbohydrates, iron, phosphorus, polyphenols, flavonoids, cardenolin, and fat.

In addition to the good nutrients above, genjer plants are also rich in fiber. So good consumed by the body, without causing digestive disorders. With the myriad of benefits that exist in this genjer plant, then don’t hesitate to make this plant as an ornamental plant in your home.

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