Bring Nature Inside With These 7 Covetable Houseplants

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No matter the type, houseplants have a way of brightening up your home adding a living, decorative quality that foliage naturally brings about. Not only are they decorative, indoor plants offer a simple and sustainable solution for improving air quality. Even NASA uses plants on the International Space Station to help with air quality.

Adding a little bit of greenery to your home goes a long way and the varieties below are perfect for indoor gardening beginners.

 
 

Peperomia Argyreia

aka Watermelon Peperomia

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With round striped leaves that bear resemblance to a watermelon rind, the peperomia is low maintenance plant, perfect for those new to the plant game. It’s compact size makes it an ideal houseplant while the diverse foliage makes a striking impact.

Difficulty level: Easy

 

Monstera Deliciosa

aka fruit salad plant

Recognisable by its large, glossy green leaves with iconic holes, the Monstera deliciosa is a climber in its natural habitat. Indoors, it’s hard to go wrong with a monstera. The plant gives any space instant tropical vibes.

Difficulty level: Easy

 

Ceropegia Woodii

aka string of hearts

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Also known as a Rosary Vine, the String of Hearts plant is a robust trailing succulent with thick heart shaped leaves  that. They are perfect for hanging on sunny window sills and require little maintenance.

Difficulty level: Easy

 

Epipremnum Aureum

aka devil's ivy

Also known as a Rosary Vine, the String of Hearts plant is a robust trailing succulent with thick heart shaped leaves  that. They are perfect for hanging on sunny window sills and require little maintenance.

Difficulty level: Easy

 

Calathea

aka peacock plant

With its striking and dramatic leaf patterns, Calathea peacock will make a wonderful addition to any indoor houseplant collection.

Difficulty level: Medium

 

Begonia Maculata Wightii

aka spotted begonia

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Known for its dramatic dark green leaves shaped like angel wings with silver spots and ruffled edges, the Polka Dot Begonia makes for beautiful foliage especially when styled on a table.

Difficulty level: Medium

Ficus Lyrata

aka fiddle-leaf fig

The fiddle leaf fig is the perfect indoor tree. Loved for their glossy, fat leaves, they are fantastic as larger specimen plants, easily growing up to two metres tall.

Difficulty level: Medium - hard