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Nothing enlivens a home environment quite like the freshness and colors of nature. Not only do Mother Nature’s offerings add beauty and a sense of style to your home, but studies have also shown that indoor plants can help make you feel more comfortable, soothed and natural.
When thinking of creative ways to add life to your interiors, remember to bring nature into your home to take advantage of these therapeutic benefits. In this article, we will take a look at some of the best easy care indoor plants for you to introduce to your living space.
Although this plant will thrive when placed in a bright spot with indirect sunlight, it can still tolerate low areas of light or even windowless offices.
Spider plants also retain water well enabling them to survive despite not being watered regularly. They are also one of the easiest indoor plants to propagate. Simply place the plantlets in soil or water and you will soon have enough spider plants to share with your friends.
Other names for this plant include Mother in Law’s Tongue, Viper’s Bowstring Hemp and Saint George’s Sword plant.
This robust indoor plant can tolerate low lighting, although it will grow best in indirect sunlight. Known to be difficult to kill, this low maintenance plant requires minimal effort to look after and does well in drier conditions so watering it regularly need not be a concern.
Despite its tropical appearance, this plant is easier to care for than you might think. Adaptable to most levels of lighting, the monstera plant will do best in a medium to bright environment.
While it is drought tolerant and can survive without regular watering, the monstera plant prefers humidity, making it one of the best plants to thrive in your bathroom.
This elegant indoor plant is another popular choice for the home due to its beauty as well as its low maintenance. Peace lilies do not require much sunlight and can survive in moderate temperatures. These easy-to-grow perennial plants can live for up to five years and will naturally bloom twice a year; in spring and in fall.
This hardy indoor plant is virtually indestructible and can survive in any light conditions, low or bright.
Its low maintenance nature makes it ideal for places where other plants may struggle such as an office environment. The ZZ plant prefers drier conditions so does not need regular watering and it is also very resistant to insects and disease.
Despite its appearance, this exotic-looking plant with its heart-shaped flowers is surprisingly easy to look after. Depending on their size, anthuriums only require watering once every seven to 14 days and although they can tolerate all levels of indirect light, they will flourish in a bright, indirect light setting.
Also known as the Chinese evergreen, this lush plant requires minimal effort to look after and, aside from direct exposure to sunlight, it can thrive in virtually every light condition. While it does not require too much water it does best when kept moist so a little regular watering will help it thrive.
Give your home environment a lift by introducing a selection from these seven indoor plants.