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Alex’s Florida Plant Collection

Beautiful plants captured by a talented photographer

Today we’re visiting with Alex Saint in Florida, who is not only a plant lover but a photographer, as you’ll see from the gorgeous images he’s captured. (For more, check out his instagram: @lordsaint_)

Monstera adansoniiAlex says this little Monstera adansonii planted up in October of 2020 will always be a favorite of his because it reminds him of his late grandpa.

Monstera adansonii growing tallThe same Monstera adansonii shows off again in April 2021, just after being repotted to encourage it to keep growing vigorously.

cacti and succulents in terra cotta potsIn the last shot, you could see a wall of cacti and succulents growing on shelves. Here’s a closer view of some of the plants on that wall.

Ceropegia woodiiIt is easy to see how string of hearts (Ceropegia woodii) got its common name, its long trailing stems dotted with these beautiful heart-shaped leaves.

Philodendron gloriosumA Philodendron gloriosum is living up to its name. That is truly a glorious-looking plant!

Philodendron Pink PrincessPhilodendron ‘Pink Princess’ has distinctive irregular patches of pink variegation.

Philodendron Pink Princess close upEach leaf of Philodendron ‘Pink Princess’ emerges with a different pattern of variegation, all of them beautiful.

cabinet used as a mini greenhouseAn Ikea cabinet turned into a mini greenhouse! LED lights keep everything growing happily, a great solution for people who want houseplants but lack enough natural light for all the green treasures they want to enjoy.

man at a nursery checking out plantsAlex at a nursery trying to figure out how many more plants he can fit at home.

Monstera deliciousaA huge specimen of one of the most popular and iconic houseplants these days, Monstera deliciousa.

Hoya carnosaHoya carnosa, aka wax plant, has attractive, trailing, glossy green foliage all the time, but the beautiful flowers really put it over the top.

Myrtillocactus geometrizansMyrtillocactus geometrizans

 

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    treasuresmom 04/26/2021

    Great plants & great pics.

  2. dankoellen 04/26/2021

    Awesome photos, nice to see different plants. Thanks for sharing.

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    SimpleSue 04/26/2021

    Oh I love your houseplant collection!
    Your Philodendron gloriosum is gorgeous!
    Your Monstera deliciousa is amazing!
    All so inspiring! Thanks for sharing!

  4. BTucker9675 04/26/2021

    Wonderful!! Love houseplants as well as my gardens so appreciated your beautiful photos. That pink variegated philodendron is astonishing and I am going to get one! Thanks for sharing.

  5. PerenniallyCrazy 04/27/2021

    Awesome collection and awesome photos!

  6. moyra_b 04/29/2021

    Loved your photos, and seeing your wonderful collection!

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