6. Chinese Evergreen Boasting green leaves streaked with white or yellow, the tropical Chinese evergreen is one of the most durable plants you can grow, and has even been described as ‘almost foolproof’! These plants thrive in medium to low light, or indirect sunlight. Although the Chinese evergreen prefers the warm temperatures and humid conditions of the bathroom, it’s flexible enough to tolerate other environments… [read more]
Firehouse Dwarf Nandina evergreen, red fall color This dwarf variety holds that red fire engine color all Winter. It has a compact mounding form with bright green Spring foliage. prune, selectively cut the stalks and stagger the heights of each cane instead of cutting them all off to the same height - resistant to deer, drought, heat & humidity, pollution, rabbits, seashore, slope, and wind.
The ZZ plant, officially named zamioculcas zamiifolia, is native to East Africa but thrives anywhere. Walker affectionately calls it "the king of the indestructible plants." The green tolerates the dangerous trifecta of plant-killers: drought, low light, and really low humidity, he says. A beautiful plant with dark green, shiny foliage, it grows to more than a foot tall, even indoors. "It doesn't need much water because it's got this succulent bulb the stem grows out of," adds Mattson.
One of the toughest you can grow, cast-iron plant withstands neglect, low light, low humidity, and a wide range of temperatures. It grows slowly so purchase a plant that is large enough for the space in which you intend to use it. Several varieties have w
The 15 easiest indoor house plants that won't die on you
Peace Lily ..... Surely you've seen this indoor house plant in many homes, since it has such pretty, curving white blooms and dark leaves—and it's super easy to grow ... This house plant favors low humidity and also low light, making it great for rooms with few windows. It prefers moist soil throughout the pot and tolerates standard temperatures ranging to about 85 degrees.
Poor, dry soil? It’s no problem for snow-in-summer. This indomitable groundcover forms a low-growing mat of gray-green leaves that are smothered with starry white flowers in late spring and early summer. Snow-in-summer excels in sandy or clay soils. In addition to being drought tolerant, this fast-growing perennial is also deer and rabbit resistant. It’s one of the easiest-care perennial groundcovers. Care tip: Use snow-in-summer in rock walls, as erosion control on slopes, and in…
Monstera Potential problems: Leaves yellowing: If your plant has quite a few leaves yellowing and they're wilting it's possible your over-watering it. If you know the plant has not been over-watered it could mean the plant soil needs fertilizer. Leaf tips and edges turning brown: Low humidity and dry air is the most common fault here, although a pot bound plant can have the same affect on a plant. Leaves not forming slits or holes: This is usually due to lack of something which will be…