Growing some house plants in your home can instantly liven up the décor and your mood. There is many great benefits they will bring. It is known that the plants help you relax and reduce stress. Houseplants also purify the surrounding air, help getting rid of harmful chemicals.
There is a lot of indoor plants that thrive in low, indirect light. They should be kept in places which don’t receive direct sunlight.
Check out this following list of plants that you can grow in your home.
1. Chinese evergreen
The Chinese Evergreen also known as Aglaonema is one of the most easy to grow plants. This long lasting tropical flower will tolerate dry air and drought. Water it only when the soil is dry but don’t exaggerate. The plant has poisonous berries so keep it away from children and pets.
Bromeliad can actually survive only on fluorescent light and will thrives in humid conditions like bathrooms. This tropical houseplant will grow grate in a container and shade. It is a perfect indoor flower.
3. Peace Lily
Peace Lily is very popular low-maintenance house plant. It loves shade and will bloom several times per year. The soil needs to dry out between waterings so once a week should be enough. Cold temperatures below 55 ° F can kill the plant and you should also keep it away from drafts.
4. Cast-Iron Plant
The Cast Iron plant also known as Aspidistra elatior is one of the easiest indoor plants to care for. It does prefer bright light but will also grow well in rooms which are lacking natural light. Don’t over-water it but keep the soil moist for healthy growth.
Peperomia is a small houseplant that grows only up to 6 inches tall. This plant is a great toxin remover. The soil should be well drained, slightly moist and humid. Water only when it is dry and refrain from watering in low temperatures.
6. Snake Plant
Snake Plant also known as mother-in-law’s tongue is one of the most easy to grow plants. It can be neglected for weeks at a time, can survive drought and have few insect problems. Over-watering though, will kill the plant so water it only when the soil is dry.
7. Heart-Leaf Philodendron
Heart-Leaf Philodendron or Philodendron scandens will thrive indoors year-round but when the weather permits it will be really grateful if you move it outdoors in a shady spot. Soil must be constantly moist but not too wet. Let it dry before next watering.
8. Lucky bamboo
Lucky bamboo or Dracaena sanderiana shouldn’t be exposed to direct sunlight. This amazing plant doesn’t even need a soil in order to grow. You can put it in a simple vase filled with at least an inch of water and add stones or pebbles for support but don’t forget to change water every week.
9 . African violets
African violets also known as Saintpaulia doesn’t grow high. Over-watering can kill the plant so water it only when the soil feels dry. The soil should be well-drained. Try to keep it moist but not soggy. The plant shouldn’t be exposed to a temperatures below 60° F or above 80° F.
10. Bird’s nest fern
Bird’s nestfern or Asplenium nidus grows mostly on tree trunks but will make an excellent houseplant. It can grow up to 18 inches in hight. Soil should be moist but to much watering will kill the plant. It prefers temperatures between 60° F to 90° F.