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What indoor plants are easy to grow?

FiddleLeaf.jpegI like bromeliads. There are lots of different varieties and they are tough and grow well indoors. Here's an example. - greygardener

 

Peace Lily's are my favourite indoor plant! They have beautiful green leaves and a pure white flower but the best part is as soon as they start looking a little droopy you water them and they perk up within minutes. Google Peace Lily. Oh and my advice: use a self watering pot so you don't end up with desk puddles. - Mammasalt

 

There are some suggestions in this article - https://www.yates.com.au/garden-calendar/january/indoor-and-potted-plants. Anyone grow any of these?

 

  • Spider plants (Chlorophytum comosum) seemed to lose favour after their 1970s boom, however they’re making a come back. They’re hardy plants with attractive ribbons of variegated foliage and make a great hanging basket plant. They even enjoy being pot bound!
  • Dieffenbachia, which has the unfortunate common name of ‘dumb cane’ (due to its potential to cause speaking and breathing difficulties if ingested) has large green and yellow patterned leaves and brings a tropical feel indoors.
  • As it name suggests, the ‘Cast Iron Plant’ (Aspidistra elatior) is a neglect-loving plant with large, upright glossy green leaves.
  • Peace lily (Spathiphyllum), has lovely long dark green leaves combined with elegant white flowers and makes a great potted indoor plant. - Kellie

 

Everyone loves monstera. It's the most popular indoor plant in Australia. - Isobel

 

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Jason
Community Manager
Community Manager

@Noelle,

 

This topic has been popular with the community. Could you add some of your expert advice? What are some easy-to-grow indoor plants that you recommend?

 

Many thanks,

 

Jason

 

Noelle
Valued Contributor

Hi @Jason 

 

Here's a few of the most popular and easy-to-care-for indoor plants to keep you occupied when it's too cold or wet to garden outdoors!

 

  • Moth Orchid (Phalaenopsis varieties)
  • Chinese Money Plant (Pilea peperomioides)
  • Peace Lily (Spathiphyllum wallisii)
  • Golden Pothos (Epippremnum aureum)
  • Fiddleleaf Fig (Ficus lyrata)
  • Zanzibar Gem (Zamioculcas zamiifolia)
  • Kentia Palm (Howea forsteriana)
  • Calathea / Maranta varieties
  • Arrowhead (Syngonium podophyllum)
  • Chain of Hearts (Ceropegia woodii)
  • Cast Iron Plant (Aspidistra elatior)

 

There's a heap more available in Bunnings. Search the array of indoor plants here. 

 

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