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Indoor gardening: 17 Original indoor plants

Indoor gardening: 17 Original indoor plants

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Add some color to a corner, shelf or table with this small colorful plant.

(The Persian shield or Strobilanthes You can buy it at florists or Amazon).

Peperomia

If pink is your favorite color, then this beauty - very easy to care for - is your plant.

(Peperomia Tricolor It can be purchased at florists or Etsy).

Rosary plant

This extraordinary plant will add more exuberance to your garden indoor vegetation as it grows.

(The Rosario plant or Pearl Necklace -Senecio rowleyanus-, is available in florists, nurseries and in www.germigarden.com).

Donkey Tail Plant

This succulent easy to grow is beautiful! It just needs a lot of sunlight.

(The Donkey Tail Plant -Sedum morganianum- It is available in florists, nurseries and Amazon).

Aerial plants

These beauties, which have more than 600 varieties, can grow anywhere, without the need for firm soil.

(The Aerial Plants -Tillandsias- they are found in nurseries and garden centers, as well as on Amazon).

Blue seduums

The blue color is already quite striking, but just wait to see the pink flowers that it throws at the end of the summer.

(Blue Pearl Sedums they are found in nurseries and garden centers and on Amazon).

Lavender

Colorful and scented, this plant can be that something special that your house needs. You can also find it in pink varieties.

(The Lavender you find it in florists and nurseries, and in www.germigarden.com).

Calamondina or Dwarf Orange

It may be small, but it is beautiful. This tree plant produces odorous fruits, which you can harvest and use to make jams and other goodies.

(The Calamondina or Squid also known as "orange miniature" you find it in florists and nurseries, and in Verdecora).

Albuca spiralis or spiral Albuca

This peculiar plant will attract everyone's attention. Be sure to give plenty of sunlight and water.

(The Albuca Spiralis It is available in florists and nurseries, as well as in Xeralia).

Chinese lantern

This indoor plant is very easy to maintain and is almost always in bloom.

(The Maple plants or Chinese lanterns -Abutyl- It is available in florists and nurseries, as well as in Fruugo).

Kalanchoe thyrsiflora

"This little known succulent deserves to storm the halls," says Tovah Martin, author of The Unexpected Houseplant. Why? The wavy leaves of Kalanchoe thyrsiflora look like a large and striking flower. "It's also practically impossible to kill," Martin adds. To ensure proper drainage, place a layer of pebbles and activated carbon at the bottom of the pot before filling it with soil; water when the soil is dry.

(The Kalanchoe thyrsiflora they are available in nurseries and garden centers, as well as in Planeta Huerto).

Passionflower or Passiflora

Most gardeners think of vines as athletes outdoors, ready to be "trained" by fences and walls. But these climbers can also decorate the interior windows, as long as you provide them with something to climb (some nails and a fishing line are enough). You plant Passiflora caerula in a shallow terracotta pot and then cover it with an egg basket vintage upside down.

(The Passiflora is found in nurseries and garden centers and in Kuka).

Burnet Salad

Expand your cooking and herbal vocabulary beyond parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme, common with this fresh, crispy green cucumber flavor. Martin says, "The Sanguisorba minor It is a good idea for small spaces, because there is a suspended species, it never grows much and it is not very tall. ”Here he gave the plant a practical home by lining a bird's nest with plastic and putting it in a pie dish.

(The Burnet Salad or Sanguisorba minor are available on Etsy).

Juniperus Juniper 'Nana'

This perennial plant grows at ground level, but the Juniperus procumbens 'Nana' You can also live your living room (juniper throws deep roots, so the trick is to find a pot that allows them to grow in depth). Reuse an industrial cylinder of about 60 cm with a drain hole in the base.

(The juniper 'Nana' It is available in nurseries and garden centers throughout the country and in Kuka).

Moose horns

A botanical rarity similar to taxidermy, the leaves of the center of the Platycerium bifurcatum other more leafy ones in the form of antlers give way, hence it is known as "deer antlers". An epiphyte (a plant that grows non-parasitically in another plant or object), this fern requires little more than something solid to hold on to and a natural environment, such as moss or bark. Plant the leaves on moss placed in a wicker basket with an iron pedestal base, take them outside weekly to water them and place them with indirect light inside.
(The Moose horns or Deer antlers - Staghorn ferns, Platycerium bifurcatum- they are available in nurseries and garden centers and in Verdecora).

Monterey cypress

Marketed as mini Christmas trees in December, the Cupressus macrocarpa They often end up in the trash from January. Here three of them have a new life in their starter. Grouped in a galvanized metal box, the trio creates a natural privacy screen in the hall, an idea of ​​Harriet Beecher Stowe. "I read that they used plants as curtains in the 1870s," says Martin.
A great idea: Plant in the pot also other low plants as you would in the garden. Frosty fern has been used here (Selaginella kraussiana).
(The Monterey cypress -Cupressus macrocarpa- is available in nurseries and garden centers).

Lucky onion

The funny name of this curvilinear bulb is the key reason to grow it: Ornithogalum longibracteatum He gives many offspring. The main bulb continuously produces bulbs, perfect for gifts. And their needs are minimal: in fact, excess water does not suit him.

(The Onion plants of luck are available in nurseries and garden centers throughout the country and on Ebay).

Via: Country Living US