Indoor plants are essential to any interior design.
It’s no secret that greenery can significantly brighten up an interior space and can even improve moods.
A variety of indoor décor themes can be achieved using plants…
…as they provide health benefits and are relatively easy to maintain.
For those living in climates with severe winters or who have little space for an outdoor garden…
…indoor plants are a great choice.
Trailing Tropical Houseplants
Ivy of All Types do an Incredible Job of Air Purification.
In fact, NASA ranked ivies as among the best plants for reducing bacterial and mold occurrences in the air.
Among the hardiest, most common types of ivies grown as houseplants are the English Ivy and the durable grape ivy (Cissus).
Ivy varieties with different shapes and colors are perfect hanging in baskets or trailing from high shelves in bathrooms.
Almost anything is possible with these plants. They thrive in moderate natural light or under artificial light.
Spider Plant (Chlorophytum Comosum )
Also receives a high score for air purification from NASA.
It has been found that the spider plant removes formaldehyde from the air with hardly any effort.
You can choose either a solid green or a light green color with yellow stripes when you buy spider plants.
These plants have long, spear-shaped leaves..
..which send out runners upon which spider plants grow if they are being given enough sunlight.
With good indirect light, spider plants will flourish; however, poor light will result in them not sending out runners.
For best results, moderate to bright indirect light levels are preferable.
If you water the top inch of soil thoroughly, this plant will survive in normal bathroom humidity levels.
Pothos Plant (aka: Devil Ivy or Epipremnum Aureum)
Plants that look like Ivy usually have bright, solid green leaves with attractively variegated leaves of yellow and green.
A tough and abundant plant to grow on windowsills and other cluttered surfaces…
…everyone has seen it grow fast and abundantly from cuttings.
It prefers low filtered light, plenty of humidity, and a relatively stable temperature in the bathroom.
You can prune it into bushy plant form or hang it in a basket or hang it high for rampant trailing effect.
Several varieties of these trailing plants are available..
..so you can choose just the right size and appearance based on your project.
Before we jump in for next section
Let’s hear Olivia’s story,
“I’m Olivia a housewife
While at home, I really like gardening
Besides having a garden in the yard
I also have a lot of indoor plants
With indoor plants like Ivy and Aloe Vera
I feel the air around is getting fresher
And I am very happy with this plant.
I put it in various rooms, such as bedroom and living room
And I also feel healthier with this plant.”
You almost there…
The Perfect Plants For Bathrooms With No Light
A Begonia is a low-light houseplant that prefers fluorescent or full-spectrum artificial light to natural light…
… and makes a perfect choice for a windowless bathroom.
Keeping them in a bathroom, even though they prefer humidity, may also need misting.
Their colorful, showy blossoms come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and shades.
Their fleshy, semi-succulent leaves are also appealing.
The orchid is one of the most elegant and easy to take care of plants available…
especially since they require no sunlight.
If you are wondering where the orchid should be placed, your bathroom is the solution.
A orchid prefers humidity, dappled light and shade.
They need protection from direct sunlight.
Keeping phalaenopsis orchids in a bathroom is easy since they thrive in higher levels of humidity.
Peace Lily Spathiphyllum
One of the most beautiful looking plants, the Peace Lily, sports glossy green leaves and dainty white blooms.
It is also a top NASA pick in removing harmful chemicals like…
…formaldehyde, trichloroethylene, and benzene from the air.
These lilies thrive in indirect sunlight or artificial light and like misting daily.
They look good in floor planters and are good plants for bathrooms.
The peace lily is one of three flamboyant plants available for a small, low-light bathroom.
These are not the only flowering plants available for a low-light bathroom.
Air Plants: Tillandsias, Bromeliads, And Epiphytes
Low-care epiphytic plants also make good candidates for low-light settings in humid bathrooms.
The air plants called Tillandsia can thrive in nature without soil.
They connect to trees via roots that are so shallow they take their moisture and nourishment from the air.
Due to this, they require adequate humidity and/or daily misting.
The epiphytes include orchids and Staghorn Ferns as well as Spanish Moss and jungle cactus…
…such as a Mistletoe Cactus (Rhipsalis), which is extremely well-suited to a terrarium setting.
The Drunkard’s Bone (Hatiora salicornioides), closely related to the Mistletoe Cactus..
..is also ideal for the countertop terrarium or hanging globe.
Its compact nature makes it a great display plant.
Spanish moss, however, tends to trail enthusiastically, as do most bromeliads and epiphytes.
A variety of bromeliad plants are suitable for arranging as wall hangings or for use in open terrariums around the bathroom.
The most common species of bromeliad (air plants) and epiphytes can be grown in a windowless bathroom…
…with fluorescent light, full-spectrum light, and/or grow lights.
Despite a consistent 65°F temperature and filtered light of about 12 hours a day, these equatorial plants are happy.
This is crazy:
Low-Light, Easy-Care Succulents
Aloe Vera is an Excellent indoor Plants to have in any Home
It is both beautiful and useful.
The gel in its spears contains powerful healing properties that can be used on any bug bite…
…minor cut or bruise, sunburn, or other ailment.
The Aloe plant comes in several varieties, so you can create a varied display just by using aloe.
All varieties of Aloe thrive in low light with consistent temperature but prefer bright light.
If moisture in the air is high enough, Aloe may be able to get its water needs from that.
However, if it begins to look withered, give it a drink.
Haworthia is a South African Genus
A collection of low-light succulent indoor plants with over 70 species.
Most of these indoor plants grow well in a low light environment and need little water…
..making them ideal candidates for terrariums in a humid environment with limited space.
Haworthias thrive in humid bathroom air, much like aloe plants do.
Aloes and haworthias have many varieties.
You might want to build a focused collection of these carefree, low-light succulents.
You will still be able to build an incredibly complex and interesting collection even if you stick to these specific types.
Planting Your Bathroom
It depends on the layout of the room how you position your indoor plants in the bathroom.
It is best to place your plants next to a window or a windowsill if you have one.
If not, other good places include the bathtub side, the countertop beside the sink, and the toilet tank.
When it comes to Feng Shui for the toilet and bathroom, placing a plant on the toilet tank is advisable.
Furthermore, a corner with plants in the left side of the room is recommended.
It is believed that Lucky Bamboo planted in the back of the toilet and strategically placed in a “money corner” will bring wealth and prevent the loss of money and wasting of resources.
When you need only a small amount of space, hanging plants are a great choice.
This is especially the case with skylights. You can also mount your indoor plants on a wall frame to maximize the space…
…and create an amazing visual effect.
You can make even a tiny, dark bathroom that is little more than a water closet attractive…
…and healthier with a few living indoor plants.
Plants do require light to live, but many indoor plants thrive in low light or artificial light.
Choose an ideal indoor plants that fits well with your bathroom ambiance and place it in a safe…
..healthy environment where indoor plants can thrive.
“A garden is like the self. It has so many layers and winding paths, real or imagined, that it can never be known, completely, even by the most intimate of friends.“Anne Raver, contemporary American garden writer (Deep in the Green, etc.)
To Sum It Up
There are many kinds of indoor plants that you can put in your room.
Even some of the plants above do not need light.
So you don’t have to bother moving it every day.
In addition to decorating your home, this plant can also provide benefits, such as an air purifier.
These indoor plants are also useful as some provide air purifiers for your home.
In addition, this plant can also beautify your home.
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