You could decorate your home with furniture, with electronic devices, with lamps or with curtains and cloth. But the most decorative way to add energy and life to your home would be to grow a plant.
Below is a list of some beautiful plants that could truly invigorate your surroundings and give you more oxygen in the most convenient method. And you are in luck, all of these plants can be delivered to your house through plantdecors.com and they will surely add that extra special feeling of homeliness to each room.
This beautiful plant gets its name because of its small heart-shaped leaves. The leaves grow in deep shades of green and teal under a good amount of sunlight and the underside of the leaves are usually in shades of purple. The creeper is also called the ‘rosary vine’. This plant is so beautiful and adaptive that it can be grown anywhere and will slowly add a wonderful energy in the space it grows in. The small lantern-like flowers will add an oddly mesmerising charm when they bloom.
Placement: Indoors or Outdoors, where the plant receives bright full sun throughout the day. Grow it on your windowsill or hang it from a pot on a terrace or the roof for that lovely bushy creeper effect.
Watering: Drench the roots once you notice that the soil has dried up. Reduce watering during winters and monsoons.
Soil: A succulent & cactus mix is just fine.
Temperature: Humid and hot weathers are great to grow this creeper.
Caring Tips: An extremely easy-to-care for plant – the string of hearts does not have a lot of requirements. A plant which can survive excessiveness.
Wow! Factor: The contrasting deep colours of the top and underside and the beautiful shape of the leaves.
With one of the most interestingly shaped leaves, the string of pearls is a true beauty. It is an easy-to-care-for plant and thrives under various temperatures and atmospheres. The succulent with its ability to retain higher amounts of water is a beautiful ornament to have inside your home. The occasional small flowers have a faint scent of cinnamon and will add a freshness to your home. The sturdy plant can survive in varying conditions though it prefers the warmth and arid areas the most.
Placement: Indoors or Outdoors
Watering: Be sure to let the soil dry out at least half an inch or so between waterings.
Soil: Give this houseplant a well-draining sandy soil, preferably the type most suitable for growing cacti and succulent plants.
Temperature: Moderate to humid weathers.
Caring Tips: This is an easy-to-care-for plant and will survive diverse conditions. It is an extremely drought tolerant plant.
Wow! Factor: The leaves will hang down and form a beautiful curtain of beads.
Several varieties of the bamboo plant can be grown indoors. The easiest to grow amongst them is the Lucky Bamboo. With its mystical Feng Shui symbolism, this plant thrives indoors and adds a wonderful charm to its surroundings. As the plant grows it can be shaped simply by turning the pot and this aids to create shapes that will surely complement your home. Interestingly the Lucky Bamboo can also be grown in water in a glass container which will bring a beautiful Zen clarity to your homes.
Placement: Indoors. Strictly under bright and indirect sunlight.
Watering: Lucky Bamboos dislike water with fluoride or chlorine. Be sure to water with distilled water and change the water when the soil feels dry or every 10 days (if growing the herb directly in water)
Soil: Grow the plant in a glass container with pebbles and water for added aesthetics.
Temperature: The tropical plant enjoys humid temperatures between 18 to 32 degrees Celsius.
Caring Tips: This is a sturdy plant which will survive several challenges.
Wow! Factor: The slow-growing stems and the bushy leaves can be shaped for all kinds of surroundings.
One of the most sturdy plants that can grow both indoors and outdoors, the money plant is a beautiful creeper that adds a cooling atmosphere wherever it grows. This wonderful plant gives out oxygen all the time, even when you are sleeping. The beauty of the creeper manifests due to its tangled stems and its ability to have big bushy leaves. The different varieties of the leaves usually have shades of green to golden and it allows the plant to have wonderful warm shades. It is an extremely picturesque plant to grow in any spot available.
Placement: Indoors or Outdoors. Preferably in a shaded area where the leaves may receive indirect sunlight and do not dry out soon.
Watering: Water moderately when the soil feels dry to touch.
Soil: The money plant adapts and grows in all kinds of soil mixes, but does not like stagnant or excessive water.
Temperature: It can survive varying temperatures all the way up to 45 degrees Celsius. Take the plant indoors if you live in areas where temperatures can go lower than 10 degrees during winters.
Caring Tips: The money plant is a fast-growing and low-maintenance plant.
Wow! Factor: The lovely shades of the leaves and the full-time oxygen producing ability of the plant is its best feature.
Dubbed the Money Tree, the Pachira Plant has intricately entwined stems and trunks. The plant can grow up to a height of 8 feet but can be trimmed regularly for it to remain shorter. It gets its name of ‘Money tree’ because of Feng Shui theories that comprehend its five leaves and five entwined trunks as a symbol or harmony and prosperity. The most interesting part of the Pachira is the thick trunk and the big leaves that add an interesting sturdy element to any home.
Placement: Indoors in a brightly lit room where it can receive indirect or shaded sunlight. The plant will grow better In a room with more windows.
Watering: The plant prefers to be on the drier scale, so do not overwater the plant. Moderate watering when the lower half of the soil feels dry would do the trick.
Soil: Well-draining soil is key to growing this shrub.
Temperature: The money tree likes warm and dry temperatures.
Caring Tips: It is a slow-growing plant which can be cut when it becomes too big and can be propagated easily.
Wow! Factor: The beautiful trunk under a canopy of big leaves is a mesmerising visual.
Native to South East Asia and India, the Hoya Heart Plant is unique because of its shapely leaves. The plant is often called Sweetheart Plant and has unusual and quirky “heart” shape leaves, which are bulbous and rounded. The cute leaves are easy to propagate new plants and require very little maintenance. A larger plant with multiple unusual shaped leaves looks like a bush of green hearts! When your Hoya Heart plant will bloom it will grow a breath-taking red flower which is in contrast to the cute leaves.
Placement: A good amount of sunlight is recommended, though the plant can be grown in slightly shadier spots, but never in darker areas.
Watering: Depending on where you stay, once a month or once a week, the sturdy plant does not require a lot of water. Wait until the soil has dried out a little and then water again.
Soil: Cactus and succulent mixes which have extremely good draining properties are required to grow this plant. Neutral soils are to be preferred.
Temperature: Dry and hot temperatures are best suited for this plant.
Caring Tips: The plant can be bought as a single leaf and allowed to grow old with you into a larger bushier plant. It requires very little attention and will grow slowly.
Wow! Factor: The sturdy and thick leaves have a cute heart shape.
This plant is perhaps one of the most sturdy and shiny plants to have ever been discovered. It thrives in low lights for long durations and will patiently add beauty and charm to your home, without demanding any attention or maintenance. It gets its name from its scientific name “Zamioculcas zamiifolia” and is popular throughout the world as the ideal houseplant which will survive all conditions. The charm of the plant is not only its resilience but also its unique leaves and waxy coating. The plant is extremely dust resistant and is often mistaken for a fake plant!
Placement: The plant does not like too much sun, indoors is ideal. In fact, the plant thrives in areas where indirect light is minimal and in shady rooms and corners.
Watering: Water the plant only when the soil has dried out.
Soil: Well-draining soil similar to a cactus mix.
Temperature: Average room temperatures are perfect for the ZZ plant.
Caring Tips: ZZ plants will do better if you leave them alone.
Wow! Factor: Perhaps the most easy-to-grow plant, it is a slow-growing plant that will not trouble you for space or for attention. Perfect for any and all indoor spaces.
The beautiful shades of the leaves of the Croton add a wonderful warmth to any part of your house. The leaves grow deeper in shade depending on their ability to survive light. The plant is a tropical plant that will survive temperatures indoors and in climates such as those in India. Grow the croton to add an extremely interesting spark to your interior.
Placement: Indoors or Outdoors. The Croton likes sunlight and also thrives with indirect light.
Watering: Do not allow the soil to be dry completely at any point in time, but aim water moderately and regularly.
Soil: Organic compost helps the plant. Aim to use rich soil.
Temperature: Humid and warm climates.
Caring Tips: The croton can grow large if kept under direct sunlight, be prepared to prune regularly.
Wow! Factor: The ornamental leaves turn every living space into a tropical retreat.
The thick foliage of the indoor plant is the key to adding a spark of life to any part of your home. The gentle scent of the flowers is another factor that will keep you feeling peaceful each time you get lost in the beauty of the plant. The plant is also extremely healthy and is one of the best air-purifying plants that can be grown very easily indoors.
Placement: Indoors – Lives best in shade; requires little sunlight.
Watering: Needs to be Watered only once a week.
Soil: A rich mix with the capacity to hold water for longer periods should be opted for while growing the Peace Lilly.
Temperature: The plant survives room temperatures and will thrive in humid climates.
Caring Tips: Peace Lilly plants are easy to grow and care.
Wow! Factor: The large leaves and the big white flowers are a sight of calm and peace.
A tropical flowering plant, the Anthurium is a wonderful decoration possible to be grown in each home. The wonderful red flowers against the backdrop of the lush and deep green leaves provide a vibrant visual for all parts of the home. The plant is very easy-to-grow all over India and will bring about an energy of liveliness wherever it is grown.
Placement: These plants cannot tolerate direct light as this can burn the leaves. It grows best in bright, indirect light.
Watering: Water your anthurium thoroughly, but allow it to dry slightly between waterings.
Soil: Use half and half mix of potting soil and orchid soil or perlite.
Temperature: Tropical climates without too much fluctuation are ideal to grow this floral beauty.
Caring Tips: Fertilize the anthurium plant about every other month.
Wow! Factor: The red leaf which will appear like a flower growth.
Luckily for you, each of these plants can be delivered to your doorstep with plantdecors.com. Better yet, you could also gift it to a friend or family member to add a beautiful decorative life form to their house.
These plants are all extremely easy to grow and will not require much maintenance or attention, in fact, most of them will survive quietly adding a beautiful visual to your rooms.
Whichever plant is most convenient for you and will most complement your style is the one you should go for. Take the first step towards a greener personal surrounding and a better future.