Thursday, 24th May 2018
24 May 2018
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Indoor Plants

Indoor Plants

The indoor plant is a plant that is grown indoors in places such as residences and offices. Indoor plants not only help clean the environment around them, but they are commonly grown for decorative purposes, positive psychological effects, or health reasons such as indoor air purification.

Indoor plants not only provide a nice aesthetic quality in the home, but they can have actual benefits on health. Many plants filter toxins like formaldehyde, xylene, and toluene, which can seep into the home from building materials and paint. Beyond cleaning the air, plants can reduce stress and symptoms of depression. We have an exceptional range of quality indoor plants which sets us apart from other nurseries and our well trained & knowledgeable staffs provide you the specialized garden services. Major factors that should be considered when caring for houseplants are moisture, light, soil mixture, temperature, humidity, fertilizers, potting, and pest control. Our staff guidelines for houseplant care. For specific houseplant needs, the tags that sometimes come with plants are notoriously unhelpful and generic.

 

List of Indoor Plants

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  • African Violet
  • Aloe Vera
  • Amazon Elephant Ear
  • Anthurium
  • Azalea
  • Bamboo Palm
  • Bromeliad
  • Cast-Iron Plant
  • Calathea
  • Crown of Thorns
  • Dieffenbachia
  • Fuchsia
  • Gerber Daisy
  • Grafted Cactus
  • Golden Pothos
  • Hoya
  • Indoor Boxwood
  • Impatiens
  • Jade Plants
  • Kalanchoe
  • Ladies’ Slipper Orchid
  • Mother-in-law’s Tongue
  • Moss Terrarium
  • Peace Lily
  • Pelargonium
  • Phalaenopsis Orchid
  • Philodendron
  • Red-edged Dracaena
  • Rex Begonia
  • Rubber Fig Plant
  • Succulents 
  • Tillandsia
  • Water Lettuce Bowl
  • ZZ Plant

African Violet

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African Violet

Saintpaulias, commonly known as African violets, are a genus of 6–20 species of herbaceous perennial flowering plants in the family Gesneriaceae, native to Tanzania and adjacent southeastern Kenya in eastern tropical Africa.

Scientific name: Saintpaulia

Higher classification: Gesneriaceae

Rank: Genus

Aloe Vera

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Aloe Vera

Aloe vera is a succulent plant species of the genus Aloe. It grows wild in tropical climates around the world and is cultivated for agricultural and medicinal uses.
Scientific name: Aloe vera
Rank: Species
Higher classification: Aloe

Amazon Elephant Ear

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Amazon Elephant Ear

The elephant’s ear is a hybrid that has become a fairly popular ornamental house plant, and is one of the easiest to find and buy from the Alocasia genus. Different shades of green and yellow appear through the leaves when sun light hits the leaves which is an attractive sight.
Origin: Southeast Asia.
Names: Elephant’s ear – Alocasia polly – African mask. Alocasia
Max Growth : Height 1 – 2 ft .

Azalea

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Azalea

Botanical Name: Rhododendron sims.

Azalea care will help your flowers to stay beautiful.

This tender winter- and spring-blooming house plant, known as florist’s azalea, flowers in abundance in shades of pink, white, peach, lavender, red or bi-colored. Azalea flowers are about 1-2 in (2.5-5 cm) across and are often double or semi-double. Some azalea varieties have ruffled petals.

Bamboo Palm

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Bamboo Palm

Dypsis lutescent, also known as bamboo palm, golden cane palm, areca palm, yellow palm, or butterfly palm, is a species of flowering plant in the Arecaceae family, native to Madagascar and naturalized

Scientific name: Dypsis lutescent

Higher classification: Dypsis

Rank: Species

Bromeliad

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Bromeliad

The Bromeliaceae are a family of monocot flowering plants of 51 genera and around 3475 known species native mainly to the tropical Americas, with a few species found in the American subtropics and one in tropical west Africa, Pitcairnia feliciana.

Scientific name: Bromeliaceae

Higher classification: Poales

Cast-Iron Plant

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Cast-Iron Plant

Aspidistra elatior, the cast-iron-plant or bar room plant, also known in Japanese as haran or baran is a species of flowering plant in the family Asparagaceae, native to Japan and Taiwan.

Scientific name: Aspidistra elatior

Higher classification: Aspidistra

Rank: Species

Calathea

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Calathea

Calathea is a genus of plants belonging to the family Marantaceae. There are several dozen species in this genus.

Scientific name: Calathea

Higher classification: Marantaceae

Rank: Genus

Crown of Thorns

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Crown of Thorns

Crown of thorns houseplant care begins with placing the plant in the best possible location. Place the plant in a very sunny window where it will receive three to four hours of direct sunlight each day. Average room temperatures of between 65-75 F. degrees Fahrenheit are fine. The plant can withstand temperatures as low as 50 F. in winter and as high as 90 F. in summer.

Dieffenbachia

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Dieffenbachia

Dieffenbachiais a genus of tropical flowering plants in the family Araceae. It is native to the New World Tropics from Mexico and the West Indies south to Argentina.

Scientific name: Dieffenbachia

Higher classification: Arum

Rank: Genus

Fuchsia

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Fuchsia

Fuchsia is a genus of flowering plants that consists mostly of shrubs or small trees. The first, Fuchsia triphylla, was discovered on the Caribbean island of Hispaniola about 1696–1697 by the French

Scientific name: Fuchsia

Higher classification: Onagraceae

Rank: Genus

Gerber Daisy

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Gerber Daisy

Gerbera L. is a genus of plants Asteraceae. It was named in honour of German botanist and medical doctor Traugott Gerber | who travelled extensively in Russia and was a friend of Carl Linnaeus.

Scientific name: Gerbera

Higher classification: Mutisieae

Rank: Genus

Grafted Cactus

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Grafted Cactus

“Moon Cactus” is an excellent subject for windowsill culture. It requires porous cactus soil with adequate drainage and prefers filtered light or shade with ample airflow. Water thoroughly when soil is dry to the touch and protect from frost.

Scientific Name: Gymnocalycium.

Plant Type: Grafted cactus

Golden Pothos

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Golden Pothos

Epipremnum aureum is a species of flowering plant in the family of Araceae, native in Mo’orea, French Polynesia.

Scientific name: Epipremnum aureum

Higher classification: Epipremnum

Rank: Species

Hoya

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Hoya

Hoya is an Asclepiad genus of 200–300 species of tropical plants in the family Apocynaceae. Most are native to Asia including India, China, Thailand, Malaysia, Việt Nam, and Indonesia, There is a … Wikipedia

Scientific name: Hoya

Higher classification: Marsdenieae

Rank: Genus

Indoor Boxwood

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Indoor Boxwood

Plant the boxwood in a pot at least twice the size of the root ball. The shrubs are slow-growing, but to help prevent root rot, the root system needs room to develop. Add gravel to the bottom of the pot to allow adequate water drainage.Place the boxwood in semi-shade, or in an area that receives sun part of the day. Boxwoods can survive in full sun as well, if you are using it to decorate a sun room.

Impatiens

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Impatiens

Impatiens glandulifera is a large annual plant native to the Himalayas. Via human introduction it is now present across much of the Northern Hemisphere and considered an invasive species in some areas.

Scientific name: Impatiens glandulifera

Higher classification: Touch-me-not

Rank: Species

Jade Plants

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Jade Plants

Crassula ovata, commonly known as jade plant, friendship tree, lucky plant, or money tree, is a succulent plant with small pink or white flowers. It is native to South Africa and Mozambique, and is common as a houseplant worldwide.

Scientific name: Crassula ovata

Higher classification: Pigmyweeds

Rank: Species

Kalanchoe

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Kalanchoe

Kalanchoe or kal-un-KOH-ee, or kal-un-kee, also written Kalanchöe or Kalanchoë, is a genus of about 125 species of tropical, succulent flowering plants in the family Crassulaceae, mainly native to the Old World.

Scientific name: Kalanchoe

Higher classification: Crassulaceae

Rank: Genus

Ladies’ Slipper Orchid

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Ladies’ Slipper Orchid

Lady’s slipper orchids are orchids in the subfamily Cypripedioideae, which comprises the genera Cypripedium, Mexipedium, Paphiopedilum, Phragmipedium and Selenipedium.

Scientific name: Cypripedioideae

Higher classification: Orchids

Rank: Subfamily

Mother-in-law’s Tongue

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Mother-in-law’s Tongue

Sansevieria trifasciata, also called viper’s bowstring hemp, snake plant, mother-in-law’s tongue or Saint George’s sword is a species of flowering plant in the family Asparagaceae, native to tropical West Africa from Nigeria east to the Congo.

Scientific name: Sansevieria trifasciata

Rank: Species

Higher classification: Sansevieria

Moss Terrarium

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Moss Terrarium

When glass gathers moss , the glory is intensified. By night, glass glistens from the light of a firefly or the stars shining from above. Inside, glass glistens, too, as a reflection from candle light’s soft glow.

Peace Lily

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Peace Lily

Spathiphyllum is a genus of about 40 species of monocotyledonous flowering plants in the family Araceae, native to tropical regions of the Americas and southeastern Asia. Certain species of Spathiphyllum are commonly known as Spath or peace lilies.

Scientific name: Spathiphyllum

Higher classification: Arum

Rank: Genus

Pelargonium

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Pelargonium

Pelargonium is a genus of flowering plants which includes about 200 species of perennials, succulents, and shrubs, commonly known as geraniums.

Scientific name: Pelargonium

Higher classification: Geraniaceae

Rank: Genus

Phalaenopsis Orchid

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Phalaenopsis Orchid

Phalaenopsis Blume, known as moth orchids, abbreviated Phal in the horticultural trade, is an orchid genus of approximately 60 species.

Scientific name: Phalaenopsis

Higher classification: Aeridinae

Rank: Genus

Philodendron

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Philodendron

Philodendron is a large genus of flowering plants in the Araceae family. as of September 2015, the World Checklist of Selected Plant Families accepted 489 species; other sources accept different numbers.

Scientific name: Philodendron

Higher classification: Philodendreae

Rank: Genus

Red-edged Dracaena

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Red-edged Dracaena

Dracaena marginata, commonly called red-edge dracaena, is an evergreen tree with stiff, ribbon-like red-margined green leaves and slim, curving stalks for trunks. This plant cannot withstand frost, overwintering outdoors in U.S. Department of Agriculture hardiness zones 10b and above. You can also grow it as a houseplant. It will grow 8 to 15 feet high and 3 to 8 feet wide in the right conditions.

Rex Begonia

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Rex Begonia

Scientific name: Begonia rex

Rank: Species

Higher classification: Begonia

Rubber Fig Plant

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Rubber Fig Plant

Ficus elastica, the rubber fig, rubber bush, rubber tree, rubber plant, or Indian rubber bush, is a species of plant in the fig genus, native to northeast India, Nepal, Bhutan, Burma, China, Malaysia, and Indonesia.

Scientific name: Ficus elastica

Higher classification: Fig

Rank: Species

Snake Plant

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Snake Plant

Sansevieria trifasciata, also called viper’s bowstring hemp, snake plant, mother-in-law’s tongue or Saint George’s sword is a species of flowering plant in the family Asparagaceae, native to tropical West Africa from Nigeria east to the Congo.

Scientific name: Sansevieria trifasciata

Rank: Species

Higher classification: Sansevieria

Staghorn Fern

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Staghorn Fern

Platycerium is a genus of about 18 fern species in the polypod family, Polypodiaceae. Ferns in this genus are widely known as staghorn or elkhorn ferns due to their uniquely shaped fronds.

Scientific name: Platycerium

Higher classification: Platycerioideae

Rank: Genus

Succulents 

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Succulents 

Succulent plants, also known as succulents or sometimes fat plants, are plants that have some parts that are more than normally thickened and fleshy, usually to retain water in arid climates or soil conditions.

Tillandsia

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Tillandsia

Tillandsia is a genus of around 650 species of evergreen, perennial flowering plants in the family Bromeliaceae, native to the forests, mountains and deserts of Central and South America, the southern United States and the West Indies.

Scientific name: Tillandsia

Higher classification: Tillandsioideae

Rank: Genus

Water Lettuce Bowl

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Water Lettuce Bowl

Actually several states consider water lettuce a curse and have made it illegal.  Of course, making something illegal rarely gets rid of it.  It grows so thick (1,000 rosettes per square meter in Florida) that it impedes navigation.  It competes with and crowds out native plants.  Water lettuce also carpets some waters so thickly it prevents oxygen from getting into the water.

ZZ Plant

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ZZ Plant

Zamioculcas is a genus of flowering plant in the family Araceae, containing the single species Zamioculcas zamiifolia. It is a tropical perennial plant native to eastern Africa, from Kenya south to northeastern South Africa.

Scientific name: Zamioculcas

Rank: Genus

Higher classification: Zamioculcadoideae

 

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