Top Houseplant’s…To Fit for Every Corner of Your Home
Looking to add a touch of green to your home decor? Adding indoor plants to your home has multiple benefits – they purify the air and embellish our homes by simply adding on to the aesthetic value of the space. However, it is important to pick the right kind of plants – ones that can thrive indoors and grow well with basic care and watering.
Before you get nervous, you should know that you don't even have to be a plant expert to be able to flaunt some gorgeous greenery in your space. You don’t need a huge terrace or balcony: all you need is a little space right inside your home for these beautiful and useful plants.
- Snake Plant: The plant is best suited for bathrooms since it filters out formaldehyde, which is commonly found in personal-care products. It is one of the top air-purifying plants identified by NASA. This plant is one of the easiest to grow and requires no extra attention.
- Money Plant: Easy to care for and highly rewarding, Pathos are large leaved climbers (or trailers depending on your preference) are prolific and almost thrive on neglect. With a huge range of different colored foliage to choose from; neon green and silver blue green are just two striking options, you can add real impact to practically any room in the house.
- Lucky Bamboo: This essential Feng Shui plant makes a regular appearance in Indian homes. Ideally placed by a window for indirect sunlight, the lucky bamboo can be grown in both clear water and in soil.
- Spider Plant: This lovely plant combats benzene, formaldehyde, carbon monoxide and xylene, a solvent used in the leather, rubber and printing industries. The plant derived this unique name due to its uniquely-shaped leaves, which dangle like spiders on a web.
- Peace Lily: The peace lily is a stunning indoor plant that has beautiful white flowers. The plant requires moist soil and can survive in low watering conditions but not for too long. Similarly, make sure that you don't over-water the plants; otherwise, they will die quite soon. But these plants grow well in bright or indirect lighting.
- Song of India: This plant does not require direct sunlight and can grow up to 12 feet in height, so make sure it is planted at a spot that allows enough space to grow. Also, you can control its heigh by pruning.
- Rubber Plant: Some people don't like the boho chic vibe of extremely leafy plants, and if you're one of them, you'll love this compact rubber tree. It needs plenty of bright light and likes to have lots of empty space around it.
- ZZ Plant: Fancy a houseplant that looks like no other? Then the ZZ plant or ric-rac plant is a must. Dark glossy slender leaves with distinct undulating edges, it makes a real impact placed on its own on a side or coffee table.
- Fern: Ferns are mountain plains that essentially thrive in humidity and low-light conditions. Also, they have an instantly freshening effect on the air around them as they are air-purifying plants. The ideal place for this plant is in your bathroom or kitchen.
- Philodendron: If you are after a tall, upright plant that won’t invade your space then try a philodendron. A large leaved climber hailing from the Caribbean, it loves bright light positions but can also cope with a bit of shade. A natural and prolific climber, it can be trained up a mossy pole and looks stunning in a raised planter. They also suggest to, increase the bushiness of this plant by pinching out after a leaf node on single stems.