. Pothos plant has an air-purifying quality and can absorb, strip toxins like formaldehyde from materials in the home like carpet. It is one of the long lasting indoor plants This plant can produce stems that trail eight feet or longer, so just cut them back when they get too long and your plant will continue to look full and healthy. It can thrive in an array of lighting conditions, but low light may diminish the leaves' variegation. Allow soil t
. This plant has long pointed leaves with good medicinal properties. It can grow three feet high for big impact indoors. Smaller varieties like the popular Aloe Vera, work great in small, sunny indoor spaces. It is best to place it near a window that gets a lot of sun; with room temperatures around 70 degrees. As you might expect for a succulent, this indoor house plant prefers dry soil, so avoid frequent watering for the best result.
. These unusual-looking indoor plants add visual interest to a room, and they haven't fallen out of fashion after years of popularity in the home. Spider plants come in a number of varieties, and work well as hanging plants. This plant grows well with evenly moist soil and bright or medium lighting conditions. If possible, use distilled or rain water. Room temperatures of 60 to 75 degrees keep them thriving. You can put your spider plant in an eas
. Due to elegance of English ivy it become the best choice for indoor plants and it gels into furniture decor. Plus, it's super easy to start a new plant for yourself or a friend by cutting a section of the stem. English Ivy likes moist soil and cooler room temperature conditions, ranging from the mid-50s to about 70. East, west and south windows all work fine, but if direct sunlight comes in the window, use a transparent curtain to filter it. Al
. People who love the looks of a succulent and ease of care, jade plant offers thick, lush leaves and visually interesting branches. Although it grows slowly and has the potential to live from your kids' birth until their high school graduations at least! It also looks great in a pretty pot when paired with other succulent varieties. Jade plant does not require a lot of water, so keep soil somewhat dry. It prefers bright light and ordinary room te
. This easy-to-grow indoor house plant will grow into an eight-foot-tall tree for a major pop of greenery in a room. If you prefer a smaller plant, just make your rubber tree into a shrub shape by pruning any long stems. The attractive shine to dark green leaves have their own charm. When taking care of a rubber tree, the balance of light and water is crucial. The plant needs to be kept moist during growing season. Wiping the leaves with a damp cl
. The leaves of this pretty indoor plant can grow to a foot long, and provide a tropical-looking accent to home decor. The whole plant can grow six feet high for a cheery room focal point. Diffenbachia thrives in normal room temperature not colder than the mid-60s. Keep the soil evenly moist, You may also place a tray under the pot with water in it to help in keeping the plants soil moist at all times. Provide medium or low lighting conditions for
. Surely you've seen this indoor house plant in many homes, since it has such a pretty, curving white blooms and dark leaves and at the same time it's super easy to grow. Best care you can give this plant is by a heavy watering. When the potted soil is dry, add enough water to make it damp, but not so much as to have standing water. Mist the leaves several times a week with a spray bottle. Trim any unhealthy leaves of your plant regularly.
. This plant is also sometimes known as mother-in-law's tongue! It has variegated leaves that grow upright, and some varieties leaves have yellow or white edges. It has small white flowers that bloom only rarely. This house plant is one of the hardest to kill and would grow over 4 years or later. This indoor plant grows well in a whole range of lighting conditions. The air should be somewhat dry, as should the soil. Any normal room temperature sho
. This indoor tree has shiny leaves to add cheer to any indoor space. It's stems can be braided for a tidy topiary effect we love. Plant the Ficus in a well-draining potting mix. Use 3 parts loam 1 part peat and 1 part sand for a well-draining mixture. Place the Ficus near a window in a room that gets bright light in the summer with more moderate light in the winter. Turn the plant occasionally so all the growth does not occur on one side. Add wa
Heart Leaf Philodendron
. This is a trailing indoor house plant that loves to make its way down from mantles or bookshelves. Its perky, dark green leaves come to a heart shape where they meet the stems. This may be the quintessential easy indoor plant. It thrives in a range of lighting conditions from low to sunny, preferring indirect light. It does well anywhere close to standard room temperature. Let the surface of the soil dry between watering; it should not be consta
. This category of plants supports a whole array of small indoor house plants with great textured, shiny, often colorful leaves. Some popular and attractive; easy-to-manage indoor varieties include watermelon, red-edge, and ripple peperomias. Without a doubt, peperomia care is very easy. Peperomias can live in a variety of light situations from low to very bright. They are slow growers and you'll probably re-pot them only once or twice in their l
. This jaunty indoor house plant acts as a good filler to room corner with its bright green leaves that look like shamrocks, plus sweet white flowers on tall stems. This house plant loves bright but indirect or filtered light. Allow the soil to dry out a bit between watering thoroughly about once per week. Shamrock plants prefer to have their soil somewhat moist at all times.
Fiddle Leaf Fig
. This small lovely tree (actually a species of ficus) has large, dark-green leaves that seem to form the vague outline of a fiddle or violin -- that's how it gets its name. The Fiddle Leaf Fig prefers moderate to bright light. If it is not receiving enough light, the plant will appear to be reaching as well as new growth will be limited or smaller than older growth. This houseplant requires moderate to low amounts of water. They tend to prefer to
. If you're dreaming of tropical climates, this pretty indoor house palm is a great inspiration. It can grows to about 7 feet for a dramatic touch in a room, or just trying to conjure the look in your home decor. But, a smaller pot will keep it contained if you'd like it to stay smaller. The areca palm does well in indirect light. It is best to have the plant near a Southern or Western facing window.Keep the soil somewhat dry, only watering on a
. This plant is also known as the flamingo flower. The colorful nature of the flamingo flower has made it a popular houseplant. The flower grows in the form of a long, sometimes curly, spike. When cared for properly, flamingo flowers can provide a colorful touch to any home. Perlite, pine bark or gravel may be mixed with the peat moss to provide additional aeration. Water flamingo flowers thoroughly with warm water and allow soil to dry slightly b
. African violets are among the easiest to grow flowering houseplants and they bloom throught-out the year with little effort. Choose from hundreds of varieties and forms, some with variegated foliage or ruffled or white-edged blooms. They're also really versatile, blooming in almost every color to match your decor. African violet likes warm conditions and filtered sunlight. Avoid getting water on the fuzzy leaves; cold water causes unsightly brow
. This zebra houseplant is known for its large shiny leaves and dark green foliage deeply veined in white or yellow, reminiscent of zebra stripes. Their brightly colored flowers and bracts make for a prized display. They're usually pretty small at the time of purchase and many indoor gardeners consider them a short lived friend. Because they are tropical, zebra plants prefer warm climates and will do well in average household temperatures around 7
. A bromeliad is a spectacular plant that blooms for 6-12 weeks depending upon temperature and light conditions. It needs little attention and is ideal for homes, businesses, and restaurants; serving as a beautiful alternative for costly cut flower arrangements Broad-leafed varieties may “burn” when placed in direct sunlight. A window with southern exposure is usually ideal all year. Fertilizing is not required in the home. Keep the soil evenly mo
. Lady palms are very adaptive thus their popularity as a houseplant. Lady palms foliage is characterized by thick green leaves with blunt tips radiating from the center of a stem. Picture your hand with your fingers spread out. The stems are covered with a brown fiber. Lady palms as a houseplant are slow growers. Outdoor varieties grow at a much faster rate. Lady palms prefer bright, indirect light so keep within 3 to 5 feet of a window. Lady pal
. The Prayer plant is really a quite amazing plant. Its foliage is mainly a dark green with red variations of veins running through them. Prayer plants prefer moderate to low indirect light levels. Prayer plants require moist but not soggy soil. The biggest need for this houseplant is humidity. It prefers a range of 65 to 80 degrees, however it does not like fluctuations in temperature.
. The philodendron genus contains some of the most beautiful foliage plants in the plant kingdom. Native to the tropical Americas, there are several hundred species of philodendrons, with more being added all the time Dappled, bright light, as in a tropical canopy. Keep compost moist at all times and mist frequently during the growing season. Push aerial roots into the soil on climbing varieties. Variable temperature, but no philodendron likes goi
. Cyclamen are superb flowering plants. It's the cyclamen with its delicate nodding flowers blown-back petals that look like a troupe of airborne fairies dressed in their finery that adds an elegant touch to the deep window ledge in our kitchen. Direct exposure to the noonday sun may damage their delicate foliage. Cool temperatures are essential to extend your plant's life—about 15 to 18°C during the day. Cyclamen are sensitive to overwatering, ma
. Chinese Evergreens are dramatic, durable houseplants. They will adapt to a variety of settings within their limits. Chinese Evergreens are slow growing in nature, however when taken care of can last for decades. Chinese Evergreens prefer moderate to low light levels. Keep temperatures above 60 degrees for best results. Dropping below 55 degrees can be lethal to Aglaonemas. Aglaonemas do best with moderate watering.