Find out more about some of the plants that are popularly chosen for growing indoors.
House plants are often selected for their attractive or exotic appearance, in addition to their being easy to care for. They should be suitable for growth within a container, and perform well within the temperature, humidity and light intensity ranges available in an indoor environment.
House plants may be purely ornamental, or may provide additional services, such as insect pest control, or may be a source of edible or medicinal parts. Examples of popular house plants include the spider plant (Chlorophytum comosum), African violet (Saintpaulia ionantha), weeping fig (Ficus benjamina), mother-in-law’s tongue (Sansevieria trifasciata), moth orchid (Phalaenopsis hybrids) and Boston fern (Nephrolepis exaltata).
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Lady Benson’s dendrobium
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