Best Indoor Plants

Indoor plants are a great addition to any space. Here at The Farm we have a whole greenhouse full of greenery that would be perfect in your home. But what plant goes best in what room? We have compiled a list of the best plants for each room in your home.

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KITCHEN INDOOR PLANTS

  1. ENGLISH IVY (Hedera Helix)
    • Great at cleaning the air in your kitchen, careful around cats and dogs
  2. ALOE VERA (Aloe Barbadensis Mille)
    • Can be used for little cuts and burns on skin, known as “plant of immortality,” need we say more?
  3. CAST IRON PLANT (Aspidistra Elatior)
    • Hassle free: can be kept in low light, extreme and/or fluctuating heat, infrequent watering
  4. WHITE JASMINE (Jasminum Polyanthum)
    • A great indoor plant, especially in winter months
  5. ALUMINUM PLANT (Pilea Cadierei)
    • Keep in hanging basket & keep away from hot or cold drafts
  6. SPIDER PLANT (Chlorophytum Comosum)
    • Air purifying & will survive in a variety of environments
  7. CHINESE EVERGREEN (Aglaonema)
    • Doesn’t require pruning & adaptable for dry, low light conditions
  8. AFRICAN SPEAR (Sansevieria Cyclindrica)
    • Doesn’t require much attention, in a word “foolproof”
  9. POLKA DOT PLANT (Hypoestes Phyllostachya)
    • Purple, scarlet, lavender, and white speckled leaves
  10. AIR PLANT (Tillandsia)
    • Performs best in indirect but bright light, winter helps flowering
  11. HERBS Honorable mention
    • A full circle kitchen plant! Grow in kitchen, use in cooking

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BATHROOM INDOOR PLANTS

  1. ORCHIDS
    • Ideal for bathrooms that don’t get too cold
  2. ALOE VERA
    • Thrives in indirect bright light
  3. ASPARAGUS FERN
    • A spot by the window is best
  4. BROMELIADS
    • Love the humidity of a bathroom
  5. CHINESE EVERGREEN (Agalaonema)
    • Love humidity, low or indirect sunlight is best
  6. CROTON (Codiaeum)
    • Love bright, indirect light & lots of moisture
  7. CYCLAMEN
    • Bright light, especially in winter & they love moisture
  8. DUMB CANE (Dieffenbachia)
    • Thrive with minimal care, need more light during winter and limited light in summer
  9. FERNS
    • Love humidity & do well with temperature fluctuations
  10. PHILODENDRON
    • Truly tropical plant, need bright but indirect light

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DINING ROOM INDOOR PLANTS

  1. FIDDLE LEAF FIG (Ficus lyrata)
    • Easily adapts to new conditions, needs bright-indirect light
  2. BAMBOO (Bambuseae)
    • Fast growing, keep away from extreme heat and cold
  3. KENTIA PALM (Howea forsteriana)
    • Well suited for container growing, does well with indirect light, close to a window
  4. SNAKE PLANT (Sansevieria trifasciata)
    • Straightforward in terms of care, can survive low light levels
  5. AFRICAN SPEAR PLANT (Sansevieria cyclindrica)
    • “Foolproof” / doesn’t require much attention
  6. CACTUS PLANTS or SUCCULENTS
    • With a variety of shapes, sizes, and green hues they are perfect to add to decor
  7. BIRD OF PARADISE (Paradisaeidae)
    • Attractive ornamental flower, blooming will continue over time
  8. BEGONIA
    • Can handle low or indirect light, keep away from cold
  9. CAST IRON PLANT (Aspidistra elatior)
    • Hassle free: can be kept in low light, extreme and fluctuating heat, infrequent watering
  10. DRAGON TREE (Dracaena marginata)
    • Good for low-light areas, careful around cats & dogs

LIVING ROOM INDOOR PLANTS

  1. RUBBER TREE (Hevea brasiliensis)
    • Various lighting – low light to full sun
  2. PHILODENDRON
    • Bright to low, indirect light, water weekly
  3. BEGONIA
    • Low light to full sun
  4. CACTUS PLANTS or SUCCULENTS
    • Water monthly, or whenever starts to shrivel
  5. WILD BANANA (Strelitzia nicolai)
    • Needs full sun, but semi-frost tolerant & medium watering needs
  6. FICUS (Ficus benjamina)
    • Enjoy bright indirect, or filtered light
  7. ZZ PLANT (Zamioculcas)
    • Very little effort to care for, perfect for someone with a brown thumb!
  8. MADAGASCAR DRAGON TREE (Dracaena marginata)
    • Many variations in leaf sizes, leaf colors and different trunk types, making it the perfect focal point for the living room!
  9. MAIDENHAIR FERN (Adiantum)
    • Thrives with indirect morning or afternoon sun, no drafts, and needs some humidity to flourish
  10. UMBRELLA PLANT (Schefflera actinophylla)
    • Needs indirect, bright light and thorough watering after letting soil dry out

With this comprehensive list of indoor plants, appropriate for all rooms at home, we are confident that you will find something you love.

Want to know more about the plants listed here? We have experts! Our team, here at The Farm, is more than qualified to answer questions and help pick the perfect plant to help create your indoor paradise.

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