Are you looking to beautify your space and help clean the air at the same time?
Look no further than indoor flowers. Studies show that plants may help clean indoor air pollution.
Flowers and plants are a beautiful and inexpensive addition to any home. They come in many sizes, shapes, and colors to suit all types of indoor living.
If you’re interested in learning about a few of the best indoor flowers and plants, keep reading!
When most people think of gardening, they picture large outdoor spaces and lush gardens. If you want to do a little indoor gardening, there are many great plants for apartment living.
Take a look at a few of the most popular plants to clean and decorate your favorite indoor spaces.
Peace lilies are great for the beginning gardener. When the plant needs water, you’ll know by the drooping leaves. No need to guess if you’re giving this plant enough water.
This beautiful indoor plant is part of the Araceae family and is known for its hardiness and air-purifying abilities.
These beautiful indoor flowers grow best when placed in a container and then set in a water reservoir. This way the plant can soak up the water as needed.
These dainty colorful plants bloom year round. Be sure not to splash them with cold water or the leaves will turn brown and spotted.
This plant has beautiful flowers. Even when not blooming, its leaves are striking with variegated colors. This plant lasts only a year but is easy to propagate.
This plant is picky about water and will wilt if the soil is too dry or too wet.
Do you have a hot humid area near a bright sunny window in your home? Try a Chenille plant. These plants have interesting long fuzzy blooms resembling caterpillars.
The Chenille plant does well in a pot. Be careful about touching the blooms, since they can be a skin irritant.
A Snake plant is another great indoor plant for the beginning gardener. It’s tough and hard to kill. Water it occasionally. It doesn’t have to be placed by a window, because it grows in low-light conditions.
The plants are a deep green. The leaves grow straight into the air.
Cactus and Succulents
If you travel a lot and don’t have time to take care of plants, you can still add some color to your home with cactus or succulent. Some succulents have gorgeous colorful blooms.
Place the cactus or succulent near a window. Use a container that drains well. Use loosely-packed soil.
Cactus and succulents are great if you don’t like clutter since they don’t grow large and don’t have a lot of bushy limbs.
Devil’s Ivy or Pothos
If you love the look of a plant draped along the top of a bookshelf, this is the plant for you. Pothos grows in low-light conditions, making it perfect for brightening up a dark spot.
Be sure and keep the soil moist. Feel free to trim back it’s long vines.
Clean Fresh Air
Now that you’ve added some beauty and cleaned up your air, it’s time to work on the rest of the house.
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