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Houseplants are ornamental plants that are grown indoors, typically in homes and offices. They are often used for decorative purposes, but they can also have practical benefits.

There are many different types of houseplants to choose from. The most common types are tropical or semi-tropical. Including flowering plants, succulents or cacti. Some common indoor plants include the snake plant, spider plant, aloe vera and pothos.

Houseplants can be grown in pots, containers, or hanging baskets and placed on windowsills, tables, or shelves. They typically require indirect sunlight, water, and appropriate temperatures to thrive. While regular care and maintenance is important for their health and longevity.

Find all of the most popular houseplants here. Tips and growing requirements to keep your indoor plants thriving.

Peperomia Scandens Care – GIY Plants

Peperomia scandens plant care

Peperomia scandens is a perennial, vining plant in the pepper (Piperaceae) family. It is often referred to as Peperomia scandens green, radiator plant, hanging peperomia, and false philodendron. It comes in a variegated form, Peperomia scandens variegata, which is commonly called Cupid Peperomia. The origin of Peperomia scandens is the tropical rainforests of Central and …

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Aglaonema Silver Bay Care (Chinese Evergreen) – GIY Plants

Aglaonema Silver Bay (Chinese evergreen) Plant Care guide

Aglaonema Silver Bay (Aglaonema commutatum ‘Silver Bay’) is a hybrid cultivar in the aroid (Araceae) family. It is also referred to as Silver Bay Chinese evergreen and poison dart plant. It’s an evergreen perennial that can grow up to 4 feet tall and wide. Aglaonema species originated in the tropical and subtropical areas of Asia …

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Philodendron Dark Lord Care – GIY Plants

Philodendron Dark Lord houseplant

Philodendron erubescens ‘Dark Lord’ is a hybrid member of the aroid family (Araceae). It was developed by cross-breeding Philodendron erubescens and Philodendron hederaceum. The origin of Philodendron Dark Lord is the rainforests of Panama and Columbia. Common names for this plant are Dark Lord Philodendron, Dark Knight Philodendron, and Dark Lord Plant. If you’re searching …

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Aloe Vera Plant (How to grow and care for) – GIY Plants

Aloe vera plants growing in container

Aloe barbadensis miller is an easy-to-grow houseplant. Although you may recognize the green succulent by the name of aloe or Aloe vera plant. This plant has gorgeous and thick gray to green long succulent leaves that produce a gel that has many uses. Additionally, the succulent can flower and produce tubular yellow blooms. These flowers …

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Areca Palm (Dypsis lutescens) Care Guide – GIY Plants

Areca Palm in living room

If you want an easy-to-grow houseplant, areca palm (Dypsis lutescens) is perfect! Also known as golden cane, butterfly palm, yellow palm, and bamboo palm, the areca palm originates from Eastern Madagascar. Also, it is a part of the Arecaceae family, along with the broadleaf lady palm. Areca palms are soon reaching the vulnerability of becoming …

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