Thrips damage on ornamental Araceae was also reported for Chaetanaphothrips orchidii on anthurium and Echinothrips americanus on dieffenbachia
and syngonium (see Hara et al.
EDITOR'S NOTE We're also big fans of Dieffenbachia
In December of 2006, 20 Dieffenbachia
cuttings were planted in pH-balanced soil.
Sword lily, Rose, Carnation, Tuberose, Chrysanthemum, Yucca Elephantipes, Dieffenbachia
Amoena, Aglaonema Treubii and Red Willow are among the main ornamental flowers exported from Iran to the above mentioned countries, he concluded.
Two common household plants that are frequently ingested by children are Dieffenbachia
and Philodendron, both of which can cause very serious symptoms.
Campbell (1900) reported a highly unusual instance in Dieffenbachia
(Araceae) where the distal derivative formed the megasporocyte.
Members of this family include the Calla Lily, Jack-in-the-Pulpit, Anthuriums, Dieffenbachia
, an arborescent arum, and Chinese evergreens are known for foliage with fascinating symmetrical markings.
For the arrangement shown at right, Sunset test garden coordinator Bud Stuckey combined a creamy lemon-colored poinsettia with cream-and-green-variegated dieffenbachia
, 'Needle-point' ivy, and spider plant in a 24-inch-wide by 12-inch-deep terra-cotta pot that he'd spray-painted silvery gray and gold.
Other plants to avoid are Brugmansia, Dieffenbachia
, many species of Arum and Solanum, Euphorbia, castor oil plant and several species of daphne.
Most plant poisoning reports concern children less than three years old, and most involve house plants in the arum family--notably dieffenbachia
Aroids (including caladium, calla, dieffenbachia
, and philodendron).
It's almost foolproof with philodendrons (including splitleaf types), ornamental figs, rubber plants, and dieffenbachia
Among the plants you can easily root in water are Aglaonema, cane-type begonias, Brassaia, Callisia, coleus, dieffenbachia
, ivy philodendron, Pletranthus (Swedish ivy), pothos, schellera, Tradescantia, and Zebrina.
Aroids include philodendrons, anthuriums, aglaonemas, caladiums, spathiphyllums and dieffenbachias