How to grow Xenia plant at home and what are it’s uses
Xenia may be one of the most beautiful colorful flowers that grow in our garden. They grow very fast and are easy to grow. Xenia is the best plant for newcomers to horticulture, as they do not require much care. The botanical or scientific name of Xenia is Xenia sp.
There are many different types of Xenia, but its most common type is Xenia elegans. Most Xenia originally come from North America and some Xenia are also from Central America.
Xenia is related to Asteraceae Kul, also known as Daisy Kul. It is a shrubby plant that can tolerate low temperatures, but cannot live in frost or frost. Each of its types of leaves has a different shape. Depending on the species, they may be arrow-like, spear-shaped or thin, coarse or soft. Its flowers come in all kinds of colors and sizes.
Some flowers resemble daisies, some remind us of cactus, while other Xenia flowers look like dahlias. Its range of colors include white, yellow, orange, red, rose, pink, purple, lilac and multicolored flowers. For example, Xenia angustifolia has small and orange flowers, while Xenia peruviana has red, purple, or yellow flowers. The length of the Xenia plant also varies depending on its variety, but it can range from 15 cm to 1,0 m (6 in – 40 in).
6 facts related to Xenia that you may not know:
- The genus Xenia is named after the German botanist Johann Gottfried Zinn.
- Xenia attracts butterflies and other beneficial insects.
- Xenia was the state flower of Indiana from 1931 – 1957.
- Xenia with small and thin leaves make good dry flowers.
- Common zine or elegant zine (Xenia elegans) planted in the garden is also known as Youth-and-Old-Age.
- The more you cut the zinnia, the more it comes back.
How to grow Xenia plant at home