Find Your Match!
In selecting a houseplant, it may be more fitting to choose one that contrasts with your personality, rather than one that mimics it. It is likely that plants that display your individual characteristics and personalities will fit in with your home and life, becoming trusted confidants.
The plant that best suits you depends on your personality, how your friends and loved ones describe you, so find the best plant from the list below. All of these houseplants don’t require any intuitive connection to thrive, so you won’t have to rely on a synergistic bond resulting from your similar personalities.
Probably one of the easiest houseplants to care for, Dracaenas are low-maintenance and look stylishly unkempt. No need to worry if you forget to water your Dracaena. They can go without water for long stretches. However, you should take it easy when watering Dracaenas, because they prefer light watering.
There is an assortment of Dracaena varieties to choose from, so you are sure to find the perfect plant for you. The leaves of the Dracaena Mass Coast are broad and green, but narrow at their point, with yellow stripes running through the center. If you have an end table in need of an easy-going feel, the Janet Craig Compacta is the ideal addition. These green leaves will fill up your container and provide depth and interest within your home effortlessly.
The care required of delicate and fickle plants, such as ferns, may be challenging but is well worth the effort when you see what they have to offer. For ferns to thrive indoors, they need a shady location, warm temperatures, and high levels of humidity. Make sure your fern is moist all of the time by keeping the pot in a tray of water, particularly during the dry winter months.
Despite appearing too perfect to be real, the Japanese Painted Fern is the real deal. Fragrant and symmetrical fronds have reddish-orange stems with leaves of green, silver, white, and gray. The leaves twist and twirl upwards in an ethereal fashion. An elegant variety of Birds Nest Fern, Victoria Fern completely lives up to its regal-sounding name. A diva can only create intrigue by draping her fronds into a point and ripple along the edge, creating an enticing arrangement of materials.
Ferns do like light, temperature, and humidity in a certain range, but if you take good care of them they will reciprocate. The air-purifying powers of ferns can keep your indoor air clean while they add a beautiful appearance to your home.
Monstera deliciosa may not be a household name, but you’ve probably noticed the large, glossy leaves of this tropical plant on beach towels or souvenir t-shirts from warm locales. In some places, monstera plants are called Swiss cheese plants because they develop holes in their leaves. These changes are completely normal and indicate that a plant is doing well, but they give the leaves a very unique look, one that immediately brings to mind warm weather and sunny days that feel like a hug.
Its showy display does well in bright sunlight, but it has the ability to tolerate some shade and grow in shady areas. Monstera needs room to spread out, but it needs a little support in the form of sunlight. Originally from South Africa, Monstera grows on trees and otherwise support itself from nearby plants. A small trellis will provide the support the large leaves need close to your Monstera.
For the Monstera plant, indirect light is ideal and water should be applied when the soil is dry. Make sure to pinch back new growth and move up to a larger container slowly so that you can keep your Monstera in the correct pot.
The trial period makes Calathea a difficult friend, but she becomes a friend for life once she is known. Indirect light, warm temperatures, and higher humidity are optimal conditions for the delicate leaves of Calathea. Over time, new leaves unfold and provide you with new opportunities.
All Calatheas offer lush, dense foliage in stunning and vivid colors, and you have many varieties to choose from. In the Calathea Rosy, the leaves can be deep violet or a soft blush, and in the Calathea Pinstripe, the leaves have a pink colored streak that almost looks hand-painted.
Plants such as Pothos are constantly growing as they dangle and climb over tables and bookcases. They can even climb when placed near spindles, supports, or anything they can catch hold of. In spite of a reputation for being clingy–that’s true – Pothos are also supportive and encouraging. The vines are always on the move, exploring and searching for new opportunities.
With long vines and dense leaves, it creates an elegant green curtain that adds romance to any space. Plants that flourish in pothos require minimal care and indirect light.
There is nothing more powerful than the Snake Plant. It binds the team together and maintains their harmony. The Snake Plant is incredibly attention-grabbing, and you will be hard pressed to look away once you walk into a room with one. It is difficult to overstate the importance of the Snake Plant in terms of aesthetics, but also low maintenance. Don’t worry if you are a few days late with watering. Just make sure to place this plant in indirect light.
The tall snake plant, called the Black Coral snake plant, is striking. There is something about the plant’s large, pointed leaves that draws you in. Although Sansevieria Misty Star and Black Star, both tiny snake plants, show that snake plants can be captivating regardless of their size.
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There are a variety of distinct characteristics associated with these plants. They will bring style and colour into your space, and create an enticing and inviting environment. All of these indoor plants have a low maintenance requirement, so you can enjoy their natural beauty without having to worry about spending a lot of time and energy caring for them.