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White carnations show a dramatic difference in color when placed in dyed water. A fresh carnation, food dye, a container, warm water and a knife or scissors are needed to conduct an experiment proving this point. More »

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The colored water and celery stalk experiment (often called the Rainbow or Purple Celery Experiment) is a very simple experiment that demonstrates the movement of water through a plant. The experiment is safe enough to b... More »

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One experiment using milk and food coloring involves creating a plate of milk that rapidly changes colors when combined with dish soap. The results vary depending on the type of milk used. More »

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When identifying houseplants visually, it is important to note the color and shape of the plant along with the texture. The leaves are also a way to identify the plant, according to Street Directory. More »

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You can identify bromeliads by the color, structure and shape of their leaves, flowers and inflorescence. These characteristics sort bromeliads into the following 12 popular genus types: Dyckia, Hechtia, Cryptanthus, Puy... More »

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English ivy houseplants thrive with the correct amount of sunlight, water, fertilizer and pest control. Ivy loves sunlight and it grows best in a north or east facing window, though it also does well under fluorescent li... More »

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Cacti require water, light and proper soil, just like any other plant. Cacti require watering at least once a week, adequate soil and fertilizer, and medium-intensity light. More »

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