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Best Indoor Plants – A Beautiful Mess


Have you ever killed a houseplant and had no idea why? Do you wish you had a green thumb? In this post, we will share the best low-maintenance indoor plants for your home. We’ll help you choose houseplants for low-light rooms, indirect light, and bright light in your home. Choosing the right plant for the right lighting conditions in your home is the essential step you may be missing. Use this guide when choosing popular houseplants for your home.

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Jade plant

Jade plants are a popular variety of succulent houseplants. With proper care, these plants can live for 50 or even 100 years. Jade enjoys being in bright light, about 4-6 hours of it per day. Younger jade plants should be exposed to indirect light, but more mature plants can tolerate some direct sunlight.

Jade plants are said to bring good luck. Place your jade plant indoors in the southeast direction of your hall or living room to welcome wealth luck. Learn more about jade plant care.

Cactuses

I love these plants because when I was a child my mother taught me to break off a piece and use it to treat sunburns and burns. They are easy to keep alive, beautiful and useful. Aloe plants enjoy extended sunlight (at least six hours per day) and should be placed next to a window where they can bask in the sun.

ZZ plant (Zamioculcas zamiifolia or Zanzibar stones)

I love this. They are beautiful and very easy to care for. They are a good alternative to a snake plant if you need something spiky and vertical in a specific spot in your home. These plants thrive in medium to bright indirect light for at least six hours each day.

Pilea (Chinese money plant)

Pilea plants love light. They do best in bright, indirect sunlight. Sitting by the window is a good option for these plants. Learn how to care for the Chinese money plant.

Boston Fern

This fern thrives in indirect sunlight. They don’t like to be in direct sun, but they also won’t grow in full shade.

Golden pothos (devil’s ivy)

This plant is very common and easy to find almost anywhere. They are beautiful and easy to keep alive! Golden pothos is an excellent choice for a first plant. Learn how to care for golden pothos.

Elephant ear plant (Colocasia)

Known for their heart-shaped leaves, these plants like full, indirect sun for at least six hours each day. Choose a pot that is at least 18 inches in diameter or one gallon.

English ivy (Hedera helix)

English ivy is resilient and can thrive in most light conditions. His favorite is bright light. This plant loves moisture, so misting it daily is a great way to keep it thriving.

String of pearls

String of pearls is one of my favorite plants for its beautiful appearance. It is a unique succulent plant that looks like a string of peas. They enjoy a bright, sunny location in the house. Learn how to care for a string of pearls.

Rubber factory

The rubber plant is a beautiful houseplant, and I’ve had a lot of luck keeping it alive. A well-lit area in your home is essential to keeping this plant alive. These plant leaves should be dusted with a damp cloth from time to time. Learn how to care for a rubber tree.

Peace lily (spathiphyllum)

Peace lilies are easy to care for and bloom in early summer. Ideally, peace lilies enjoy bright, indirect sunlight, and are a good plant to choose if you have a low-light area because they also do well in shade to partial shade. How to care for peace lily.

Monstera

This plant is very versatile in the lighting conditions it requires. Monsteras like bright not directly Light They can adapt to medium light, but may become leggy in that environment. So, I placed her in a room with large west-facing windows. How to care for a Monstera plant.

Violin leaf shape

If you get a fiddle leaf, find a window with ample light. Make sure the light is bright and indirect. Do not place it in a corner away from sunlight. This is a type of ficus tree and is native to a tropical environment. How to care for fiddle leaf figs.

Aglaonema (Chinese evergreen)

Aglaonema plants are known for their hardiness and ability to adapt to a variety of conditions. They are able to thrive in both bright light and low light situations. These easy houseplants are adaptable even to low-light spaces. These are a great option for an office or rooms with less natural light.

Parlor Palm (Chamaedorea elegans)

Parlor Palms grow best indoors with bright, indirect sunlight. They can also thrive as a low-light plant. It helps purify the air in your home as well.

Snake plant

I love snake plants. I like the look of it and it will practically survive in the dark, but it will also tolerate the sun. They are adaptable to almost any environment. Learn how to care for a snake plant.

Aloe vera

Aloe vera is easy to care for and makes great indoor plants. They require less frequent watering than most plants and thrive in medium to high indirect sunlight. Aloe Vera has a growing season from March to September, where it can grow quickly. I often take my aloe vera outside during the summer and bring it back inside for the winter. It is best to let it get very dry between waterings.

Spider plant (Chlorophytum comosum)

We love spider plants. If you’re looking for a natural air purifier, you’ll want to get a spider plant. A recent study suggests that spider plants remove 95% of toxic formaldehyde from the air in an airtight glass container over a 24-hour period. The spider plant is one of the most popular houseplants. How to care for a spider plant.

Calathea plant (prayer plant)

Calathea plants are easy to care for and offer eye-catching patterns on their leaves. Calatheas like to be in medium to bright indirect light. It can handle low-light situations well, but its color and pattern may not be as vivid as it is with more light. How to care for calathea plants

Cast iron factory

Cast iron plants are easy to care for and thrive in low light. It works great in low or medium light and bright light should be avoided.

If you have a favorite indoor plant, we’d love to hear all about it in the comments.



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