Mother-in-law jokes are oddly popular among those who name plants.
Each leaf of Sansevieria is sharp, just like her remarks about your holiday cooking.
I suppose the person who discovered this cacti (scientifically known as Echinocactus grusonii) was none too fond of his in-laws.
Hens and Chicks
The whimsical name is a play on the size variations in this succulent. The larger ones are “hens” and the smaller ones are “chicks.”
Also known as yellow yarrow (try saying that five times fast), sneezewort was once used to make sneezing powder.
Kiss Me Over the Garden Gate
These puffy blooms (Persicaria orientalis), which look like they’re bending over a picket fence, will put a smile on your face.
‘Honey Dijon’ Rose
This distinctive rose has a brownish hue. We’re glad they opted for the condiment-inspired name: Before its official introduction, this rose was referred to as “Baby Poop.”
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