Do you want to start decorating your home with real plants and enjoy the opulence and beauty they bring to your home? As a beginner, you should start with houseplants that are easy to grow and care for. Let’s learn about these common plants that could change the environment of your home instantly.
Aloe Vera is a succulent and most succulents are very easy to care for. They are hardy plants with thick leaves, and their sap is used for medicinal purposes as well. Aloe Vera typical fans out from the base and looks really good on a sunny window. You can keep it in your kitchen or any area of the home which demands a little greenly. It has spiky leaves, but they won’t necessarily harm humans. Keep away from kids and pets. Aloe can be a tabletop plant or could be kept in a patio. It could grow up to 3 feet tall. Allow some bright light and water moderately.
There is no better plant for a center table or dining table than Peace Lily. It has beautiful dark green leaves and delicate white flowers. The leaves are glossy, and the flowers are spoon-shaped, which would normally bloom in summer. There could be flowers throughout the year as well. Keep the plant in a plain pot and ensure moist soil. It easily thrives in low to bright light. The plant will usually grow up to 1 to 6 feet in height, depending on the environment and the pot it is kept in.
If you like watermelons, you will definitely like this plant as well. The variegated green colored foliage looks exactly like a striped watermelon. The waxy leaves and the slender flowery spikes look beautiful together. Even without the flowers, the plants look amazing. They look amazing on tabletops, and you can add them to dish gardens as well. They will usually work well with low light, but if you want them to stay on your desk or in a terrarium, that would be a good option too. The plants usually grow 6 to 12 inches tall and need moderately dry soil.
If you like carefree plants that can instantly transform the way your home looks, try Snake plant. The plant can easily tolerate neglect and doesn’t demand a taxing care schedule too. It has leathery leaves, shaped like the letter ‘S’ which grow upwards in bunches. The upright form adds the charm and drama to the plant. It is mostly available in variegated leaves with yellow streaks on the edges. In spring and summer, you will also find pups or small plants growing alongside it. If grown in bright light, it would even have a tall stalk with green flower. You can use then on desktops or tabletops. The plant usually grows 6 to 48 inches tall and tolerates a variety of light conditions.
So, what are you waiting for? Get started with your very own houseplant décor and let us know if you need any more information about them.