Costa Rica has an immense diversity of life, and that includes a lot of plant species. From the moss and ferns that inhabit moist places, to the flowering ornamental plants that decorate the homes of many, plants have incredibly varied size, shape and adaptations to survive in even the harshest environments. By capturing the sun’s energy and harvesting it into sugar, plants create the foundation for most of the food chains that keep animals alive. Although they can´t move, they have devised creative ways to colonize new places, even taking advantage of animals like hummingbirds to reproduce. Their beauty is something to be celebrated.