Top 20 Attractive Indoor Plants or House Plants That Survive Long

Indoor Plant

The plants which are planted and grown into indoor places such as houses, offices, etc. to increase the beauty and those fulfilling aesthetics needed are known as indoor plants. The indoor plants look very beautiful. Plants increase the beauty of the nature of the house. Also, they provide different uses for the people of the house or home.

Importance

Indoor plants have both ecological and economical importance. Indoor plants increase the beauty of the whole area. The beauty of the plants always attracts the mind of the people. The beauty of the plant charms the mind of the people. They always give mental refreshment. The beauty of indoor plants removes the boredom of the people of the area. They also purify the nature of the place and keep the environment clean. They remove different toxic elements such as benzene, xylene, formaldehyde, etc. They also release oxygen and absorb Carbon Dioxide. Some plants release oxygen at night such as snake plants. Worldwide the indoor plants have a high level of economic value. The price of some plants is very high. Through these types of importances, indoor plants are very important for us.

Some indoor plants survive for a short time and some indoor plants survive for a long time. There are top 20 attractive indoor plants that survive long. Those are: 

Snake Plant

It is an infrequent plant that releases oxygen at night. It opens its stomata at night. It produces its food by the process of photosynthesis and releases oxygen at night time. For photosynthesis, it does not need a high amount of light. A little amount of light at day time can produce food. Sometimes the plant may belong. If we cut the tip of the leaf then we can maintain the height of the plant. It needs a lower amount of nutrients and water for its growth. It can be propagated by leaf cuttings and rhizome.

Peace lily

It is an interesting plant. Not only it increases the beauty of the area but also it purifies the air. It purifies the toxic gases of the area. Such as formaldehyde from carpet, trichloroethylene, benzene from burnishes and painting materials, etc. It needs a lower amount of lights for its survival. It can be 3-4 ft. in height. Its leaves are dark green in color and look very beautiful. But the most beautiful is its white flower.

Philodendron

It is an attractive plant having the most beautiful foliages. It grows well in indoor areas having light and warm conditions. Having a high amount of light and temperature it grows well. It needs a high amount of organic matter and water. But the pot should be well irrigated. Philodendron is propagated by stem cutting. Although it is the most attractive plant, it is toxic. Because it contains calcium oxalate. So the people and animals should not eat the leaves of the plant.

Aroid Palm

It is an attractive plant having attractive glossy foliages. Its leaves are shiny and dark green. It is an evergreen plant. It produces small bright yellow or brown flowers from the leaf bases. Its flowering time is the summer season. It grows well in hot temperatures. It needs a high amount of water having well irrigation for its growth. It is also used for medicinal purposes. It also purifies the air. It removes benzene, toluene, etc. toxic elements from the air. It is propagated by leaf cuttings and bulbs.

Jade Plant

It is an attractive indoor plant having branches with thick, shiny, smooth leaves. It is grown in indoor conditions having the lowest amount of light. It also needs a little amount of water and nutrients for its growth and development. It produces pink or white star-shaped flowers during the winter season.

Spider Plant

It is an attractive plant having long, narrow leaves. It produces long branched inflorescence. Its flowers are greenish-white.  It requires a high amount of light for its growth and development. It can be propagated by stem cutting or fleshy roots. It removes formaldehyde and xylene from the air.

Chinese evergreens

These are the evergreen indoor plants with wide blades. They produce inflorescence, have large male flowers near the tip and smaller female flowers near the base.  Their fruits are berries having a large seed. They grow well at cold temperatures. They need lower amounts of water and nutrients for their growth and development. They are propagated by root cuttings. They remove toxins such as benzene and formaldehyde from the air. The plants can be toxic to humans due to containing calcium oxalate.

Bamboo Palm- A very cheap beautiful Indoor plant

It is an attractive evergreen indoor plant. It grows well at a lower amount of light.  It needs a lower amount of water and nutrients for its growth and development. It is not a true bamboo. It is an ornamental palm plant. It can be propagated by seeds.

Spade Leaf

It is an attractive indoor plant having attractive triangular brought leaves. It is climbing in nature. It grows under a lower amount of light. It requires a lower amount of water and nutrients for its growth and development. It can be propagated by stem cutting.

Red Aglaonema

It is a most attractive indoor ornamental plant having dark green foliages with bright red or pink color. It grows well and gives good color in medium light. It needs daily irrigation and minimum nutrients. 

Aloe Vera- A Indoor plant as well as a medicinal plant

Aloe Vera is a succulent evergreen perennial plant. It is a very beneficial indoor plant because of its uses. The juices from the aloe Vera leaves which is also called aloe Vera gel are mostly used to relieve pain from burns when someone massages on the burnt skin because it is very rich in vitamins and antioxidants. It is a very water-loving plant but can’t endure more water.

Aglaonema

Aglaonema is a genus of flowering plants that belongs to the arum family Araceae. It is an evergreen perennial plant that has wide leaf blades often variegated with silver and green coloration. It is a slow-growing, attractive plant that is very popular in indoor plants. Well-drained and slightly acidic soil is good for aglaonema. It reduces Carbon dioxide levels, nitrogen dioxide, dust, and increases humidity.

Anthurium

The name anthurium comes from the Greek words Anthos and Oura which means flower and tail. This tail actually refers to the spadix. It is a shade loving indoor plant with a bright-colored spathe such as bright red and pink in color. Anthurium purifies the air to remove toluene, ammonia, formaldehyde, xylene from the air.

Bird of Paradise

To grow birds of paradise as an indoor plant is so easy. It needs about six hours of direct sunlight for blooming. It needs adequate water for growth because it loves moist conditions.

Money plant

Money plant is an indoor plant in temperate, tropical, and subtropical regions. The common names of money plants are Solomon Islands Ivy, Golden Pothos, Ceylon Creeper, Silver Vine, etc. It has green and shiny leaves and adds aesthetic value to indoor decoration. It is a natural air purifier that activates the positive energy flow and absorbs harmful radiation.

English Ivy

English Ivy is an evergreen climbing and groundcover plant. It produces heart shapes of leaves and various colors of flowers. It likes moist soil and medium to bright sunlight.

English Ivy has some properties such as anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antiarthritic, antitumor, etc. For these reasons, it helps to protect from asthma, bronchitis, allergies, etc. It reduces xylene, formaldehyde, toluene, and benzene and increases the production of oxygen. These toxins are harmful to the body and causing sick building syndrome.

Areca Palm

Areca palm belongs to the Arecaceae family and also known as golden cane palm, yellow palm, etc. Areca palms are clustered in small pots and need fairly bright light but they are very sensitive to fluoridated water. It helps to absorb indoor air pollutants which are so harmful to the human body.

Cacti

The name cactus comes from the Greek word ‘Kaktos’ which means spikey plant. Cactus plants are one of the most popular indoor plants because of their subtle beauty and visual experience particularly when they bloom and they have low maintenance status and peculiar appearance. Cactus takes up respiratory waste and exchanges it with plant Carbohydrates to build strong bodies that in turn make pure clean life empowering oxygen for man to breathe.

Kalanchoe

Kalanchoe belongs to succulent flowering plants in the family Crassulaceae. It is so much popular indoor plant because it can be propagated by leaves; needed low water for growth and a variety of color of flowers borne in clusters its leaves are very rich in steroids, glycosides, lipids, flavonoids, etc. The leaves also consist of a group of chemicals called bufadienolides.

Dracaena

Dracaena is a bushy type tree that is about three feet which is suitable for indoor planting. It belongs to the asparagus family and the genus dracaena consists of about 40 species. It loves bright indirect sunlight. The stems of dracaena are called canes and these canes are pruned at any points keeping the plant’s height controlled. Dracaena can absorb chemicals in the air. It takes off about 87% of volatile organic compounds every 24 hours.

 

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