Caring, propagation, descriptions, and other information for each species are provided. House plant types include foliage, flowering, succulents, and cacti. Indoor houseplant types are given their main common name used and botanical/scientific name.
Flowering House Plants
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Common and popular houseplant types found inside many homes include the spider plant, aloe vera, peace lily, jade plant, weeping fig, and plenty of others
It’s impossible to resist growing flowering houseplant types indoors. The color and beauty add that extra touch to our homes.
Busy life and cannot spend enough time on certain plants that require care and maintenance, or you have that room does not get much light?
Foliage-type indoor plants tend to require less strict caring instructions and foliage can be just as attractive as any flowering type.
If you have enough light and warmth you can grow cacti. Many interesting and peculiar features have enabled these to become plants for the hobbyist.
Indoor palm-type plants have many popular varieties including the parlor palm, kentia, sentry, lady, sago, and others.
Hanging basket house plants are fabulous displayed within certain areas of the home. Conservatories are the most suited place to grow these.
There are those that trail and others that climb. These types of plants are really fascinating to grow indoors and it’s easy to get started ‘learning to grow’.
Growing bulbous plants is easy when choosing the right species. How to care is important to learn as the differences between these and other root systems.
Various species are suitable plants to display and grow during the Christmas period. The color and ability to flower during winter make them popular.
Tree-type plants are suited displayed in parts of the home where they tend to get noticed well, as a kind of focal point or some prefer the bonsai types.
A collection of plants grown indoors that have an unusual appearance. Some do not resemble anything like the average house plant.
Offices can be tricky plants for growing indoors. Maintenance is an issue and growing conditions, however, many are suited.
The list of succulent plants that can be grown indoors successfully is nearly endless. There are many wonderful species.
Hanging basket house plants are fabulous displayed within certain areas of the home. Conservatories and sun rooms are where I put mine.
Living stones are a unique type of plant that resemble stones or pebbles to camouflage them, for protection.
Large plants for larger spaces. Some grow tall while others grow wide…..spread.
Elyssa Goins is an experienced house plant hobbyist who maintains over a hundred plants. She is a gardener, beekeeper, and a proud mother of four. She is a member of the American Horticultural Society, has a published study in the National Social Science Association, and loves to talk about her love of plants. For the past twenty years, she’s been all about growing and caring for various fruits, veggies, herbs, livestock, kids, and houseplants. Managing a big garden to feed four growing kids and raising dairy goats has taught her so much about being an excellent plant parent and now is her time to share with you.