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Pilea Aluminum Plant
Striking green foliage with silver markings. Likes medium light and only water when the top one inch of soil is dry to the touch. This houseplant helps remove harmful pollutants like formaldehyde and benzene from the air. Keep an eye on root growth. This houseplant develops extensive roots and may need repotted more frequently than other houseplants.
Succulents come in many shapes and color variations with thick leaves gives them the ability to store water. They prefer gritty sandy soil that can go completely dry in between watering. Provide a bright sunny location.
Cactus, like succulents, have thick leaves with the ability to store water. But cactus have sharp spines or hairs to help protect it in its natural environment. They are suitable for the sunniest of spots in your home. Let cactus go completely dry in between watering.
Babys Tears (Helxine)
Baby Tears is a low growing, creeping plant with tiny, round, leaves. It prefers medium to bright, indirect light. It grows about 4" tall and can spread as far as it has room to spread. Water when the top inch of soil is dry to the touch. Great houseplant!
Bromeliads have large strappy leaves that develop colorful rosettes. Needs bright indirect light and soil that drains quickly. Water from above so water collects in the cups at the base of the leaves. This is where Bromeliads absorb nutrients. Set a saucer of gravel beneath the pot filled partially with water to increase humidity and help provide a moist atmosphere. This plant is relatively low maintenance.
China Doll
China doll is a common houseplant with abundant glossy-green leaves and an upright growth habit. It can reach 4-6' tall depending on pot size. This low maintenance plant loves bright indirect sun and soil that stays evenly moist.
Crotons have bright variegated leaves with shades of yellow, red, and green. They are a fairly easy plant to grow indoors. They like very brightly lit locations so they can keep their bright colors. With an upright growth habit, make sure the container is sturdy so it won't tip over once it reaches a modest height. Keep soil moist at all times and provide high humidity. If you notice leaf drop, it may be too dry.
Dieffenbachia (Dumb Cane)-This plant is one of the more common houseplants and is very easy to grow. Dieffenbachia requires moist soil, so water frequently. You may also place a tray under the pot with pebbles and water to help with humidity levels. This houseplant prefers to be within 5 to 8 feet of a window, but will survive lower light levels.
There is a wide variety of plants available from this family and they are easy to maintain. They grow best in bright indirect light, but will tolerate low light too. The leaf coloring may not be as vibrant in low light. It is easy to overwater this plant, so wait until the top inch of soil feels dry before watering. NASA list this plant as an air purifier and one that removes chemicals from the air.
English Ivy (Hedera)
A vining, trailing plant good for hanging baskets, topiary or grown on a support. For indoor growing, provide bright light, but not direct sunlight. Keep the soil moist and well drained. Ivy does not like standing water. This plant can grow outdoors, but it is quite vigorous, so be careful where you plant it as it can grow quickly. It is easily controlled when grown in a container as a houseplant.
Heartleaf Philodendron
Dark green, shiny, heart-shaped leaves and a trailing habit makes this tropical plant great as a cascading table plant or hanging plant. Provide indirect light or light shade. Keep soil evenly moist. If you see lots of yellowing leaves, it may be getting too much light. If growth is leggy, it may need brighter light. Philodendrons also remove air-born toxins such as formaldehyde from the air.
Prayer Plant (Maranta)
Prayer plant has velvety green leaves with decorative red veining. It is called prayer plant by the way the leaves curl up at night and will uncurl and rise up in the morning. Provide bright indirect light (will tolerate lower light levels too) and water when the top of the soil is starting to dry out. Yellowing leaves and leaf drop, can indicate too little or too much watering.
Polka Dot Plant (Hypoestes)
This brightly colored, plant is grown as an annual outdoors and as a houseplant indoors. Provide bright Indirect light indoors and keep soil evenly moist but not soggy. Polka Dot plant can get leggy, just pinch back growth above two leaflets and move it closer to a light source. When grown outdoors, plant in partial shade.
A tropical plant known for the colorful spathe type blooms. Anthurium plants like bright indirect light and temperatures between 60 and 85 degrees F. The soil mix should be a coarse mix, like orchid soil with sand and peat moss mixed in. Keep the soil evenly moist and never allow it to dry out completely. Set the pot on a tray of pebbles and water to create high humidity.
African Violet (Saintpaulia)
Small, compact African Violets have soft, furry, dark green leaves, and beautiful delicate flowers. They come in assorted colors and love bright indirect light and warm humid conditions. Water with room temperature water at the soil level and avoid getting the leaves wet, as they tend to get spotted very easy. For the best flowering performance, fertilize with a water soluble fertilizer every 2 weeks. Do not allow African violets to go below 60 degrees F.
Trailing tropical plant perfect for hanging baskets or trained on a totem type support. Provide bright indirect light, but will handle low light as well. Allow the soil to go dry in between watering. Three popular varieties of pothos: GOLDEN, MARBLE QUEEN & JADE. Foliage is toxic - keep away from pets and children.

Helps improve air quality!
Rubber Plant (Ficus elastica)
In its natural tropical habitat, the Rubber plant grows into a large tree. As a houseplant, it easily adapts to indoor growing conditions and grows to a moderate size houseplant. Provide bright indirect light away from any cold drafts. Keep soil moist but not wet. Rubber plants are heavy feeders, so provide a water soluble fertilizer on a regular basis.
Sansevieria (Snake plant)
Also commonly called Mother-in-Law's Tongue, this is one of the easiest houseplants to grow. It does well in low light conditions where other houseplants fail. It also likes to go dry in between watering. Don't let it be exposed to temperatures below 50 degrees F and keep away from cold drafts in winter time. Moderately toxic foliage - keep away from pets and children.

NASA lists Sansevieria as a plant for air purifying and removing toxins from the air.
Wandering Jew (Tradescantia)
Wandering Jew, also known as Spiderwort, are best grown in a hanging basket where it can trail freely. Provide bright indirect light. If leaves are faded or appear scorched, adjust the amount of light it receives. Keep soil moist but not soggy. Water weekly in summer and less frequently in winter.
Ficus Tree
Ficus benjamina is the most common fig offered as a houseplant. They can be fussy, but with a bit of information, they can be grown successfully. First, they do not like to be moved or placed near cold drafts. Second, they prefer bright light, but not direct sunlight. Third, water so the soil stays evenly moist, but not soggy. Fourth, provide high humidity by either misting regularly or set the pot on a tray of pebbles and a little water to create humidity.

Helps improve air quality!
Peace Lily
Peace Lily (Spathiphyllum) - Long paddle-shaped leaves can grow to be more than a foot long. They produce spathe-type white blooms throughout the year. They can grow to be 1 1/2 to 4 feet tall, depending on the cultivar. Provide medium to low light and keep the soil moist but not soggy. Provide good drainage and empty excess water from saucers and sleeves. Brown tips to the leaves may indicate too little of water.

Helps Improve Indoor Air Quality!
Staghorn Fern
Platycerium - They are epiphytic plants with antler-like foliage. They have the ability to grow in a basket on a mound of peat moss or mounted on a piece of wood with a small amount of moss. They get their nutrients from water captured above the plants and not the soil. Provide low to medium light and moderate moisture. Allow the medium to dry out between frequent watering. Mist often.
Spider Plant
Chlorophytum - The spider plant has long strappy leaves and produces smaller plants or spiderettes, at the end of long arching stems. This easy to care for houseplant thrives in bright, indirect light and likes to be kept evenly moist. Allow the top inch of soil to dry before watering again. Cut off the spiderettes and plant them in seperate pots to enjoy more spider plants.

Good indoor air purifying plant!
Neanthe Bella Palm
Parlor Palms (Chamaedorea) can grow in low light, but prefer medium indirect light. They are relatively slow growing, but can eventually reach 2-4 ft tall depending on pot size. Water well, then allow the top inch of soil to dry before watering again.

Parlor Palms are considered Clean Air Plants and remove harmful chemicals from the air. Safe for children and pets.
Schefflera plants, are often called Umbrella trees because of their large, shiny, dark green leaves that drape down like the spokes of an umbrella. Schefflera plants usually have multiple trunks. Medium to bright indirect light.
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