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Ornamental Gardening
// October 18, 2017
Growing Dumb cane or dieffenbachia

Do you know how Dieffenbachia got its name? The director of the Botanical Gardens in Vienna – Heinrich Wilhelm Schott named Dieffenbachia in honor of his head gardener Joseph Dieffenbach. Apart from The Dumb Cane, the decorative plant is also known as the mother-in-law tongue (i.e., the common name used for Sansevieria). This is because,…