This is our selection of plants that can live in your home, as "indoor plants". These hard-to-find species are all very different but they can all be grown in your home. Some can take very low light and some others might need to receive some sun from a window. Palms, bromeliads, cordylines and aspidistras should never dry out. On the other hand, Sansevierias, Hoyas and Rhipsalis need less water and can even take drought.
What a beauty! This plant came out of the brazilian forests, and it soon became one of the most sought after indoor plants. According to begonia experts, this a "Spotted-leaf angel-wing cane-type begonia" and indeed the wings are dotted with silver circles.
Ornamental and useful tree from Australia, New Caledonia and Vanuatu. It typically bears yellow and red flowers at the same time. Chestnuts are edible and good too, but they have to be leached and cooked before eating.
Small clumping palm with elegant entire, bifid leaves. Stems are very thin. It is still rare in cultivation, and critically endangered in the wild. It is native to the understorey of wet lowland forest in Guatemala and Honduras. In can grow in tropical to warm Mediterranean conditions - suitable for indoor cultivation, as it can be kept in a pot for its...
This palm has quite unique leaves because segments are grouped, so each leaf has its own "rhythm". It is a small-sized uncommon palm from Central America. It has a solitary bamboo-like stem. It is very cool-tolerant and grows perfectly in the shade in the coastal mediterranean.
Caribbean shrub or tree with glossy, leathery rounded leaves, often with white aerial roots. It is called "autograph tree" because you can write with a stick on the leaves and it will last forever! Clusia can grow in most conditions, from sun to shade, in pots, even as an indoor plant. It can take drought and long floods. It also stands intense heat and...
Coffea canephora was formerly named Coffea robusta and this is still the popular name used in the world coffee markets. It is a shrub 2-4 m tall and it needs some shade to thrive, and it is actually adaptable as a house plant.
The plain green form is the ancestor of all ornamental forms of Cordyline fruticosa. It is more robust and hardy than most. It is widespread in the Pacific Islands where it is ubiquitously planted. This plant is very useful for cooking and for medicinal purposes. Leaves are used to wrap and cook all types of food, roots are edible too.
Small sized leaves, mostly green but they develop creamy-white margins and tips at the peak of the growing season. It is an unusual "variegation" reminiscent of the famous Japanese Aspidistra cv. Asa Ahi. Our current picture does not do any justice because we took it at the start of new growth.
One of the best-looking modern cordylines! There are just too many colours in its leaves. Cream and chocolate stripes are intermingled with about anything between pink green and blue. 'Miss Andrea' also has a compact growth habit and it rarely exceeds 1 m in height as it branches from below, forming a round mass of tidy rosettes.
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