Top 10 Best Houseplants
So, you’re thinking about greening your home, but don’t quite know where to start!? Well, fear not, for we have collated THE list of top 10 best houseplants.
So if you don’t know you’re aspidistra’s from your dracaena’s, or your monstera’s from your spathiphyllums – we’ll help you cut straight through the Latin and give you our 10 best houseplants to breathe life into your home.
We’re going to start the list with one of the easiest houseplants you’re ever going to own. The snake plant, or mother-in-laws tongue as it also commonly known is one tough cookie. If you want to know how to care for it….you don’t. You could water once every quarter of a year and she would still stand their strong as an ox. A great start for any beginner.
Another plant from our almost unkillable range is the peace lily. An elegant plant with beautiful, white hooded flowers. The peace lily definitely makes it into our top 10 best houseplants for it’s beauty and resilience. Another great buy for any budding houseplant grower.
A truly stunning palm and it’s easy to see why it’s also one of the most popular houseplants. The Kentia Palm is bold and decadent. It’s palm leaves sit atop of it’s long stem’s and makes a real showstopper in any room. Also a very hardy plant, and more shade liking than others. The Kentia Palm makes into our top 10 best houseplants as the best large plant.
Another absolute beauty and another super easy care plant. Originating from Eastern Africa, the ZZ Plant is used to periods of drought and will continue to grow at a ferocious pace. The ZZ makes it into our list of 10 best houseplants for it’s beautiful leaves and hardy nature.
This big leaf plant can grow to some serious heights, whilst still maintaining is elegance. Often referrred to as Buddha’s Palm, the Alocasia Cucullata is thought to bring good luck – so should be a welcome addition to your home. The Alocasia Cucullata makes it into our top 10 best houseplants for it’s elegance, being easy care and unusual.
The dragon tree is definitely one of the best house plants which can prove to be almost unkillable. It can survive in a shady or bright spot and makes a wonderful exotic addition to any home. Don’t go too heavy on the watering for this exotic plant to avoid root-rot.
Cast Iron Plant
Swiss Cheese Plant
Definitely one of the most popular houseplants, but also one of the best. The Swiss Cheese Plant, or Monstera Deliciosa is a beautiful big leaf plant that makes a centrepiece in any room in any home. It’s not too well know that the swiss cheese is actually a climbing plant and cascade’s grand walls in tropical lands.
Last, but by no means least, on our list of top 10 best houseplants is the Boston Fern. It had to be included in this list as it’s long, tender fronds really set it apart from the competition. A unique addition to any home and a powerful air purifying plant.
For tips and advice on the best way to care for your plants head over to our plant care page; where we discuss everything from watering your plants, to potting your plants, to getting rid of pests and bugs.
To find our more about how plants can benefit our physical and psychological health go check out our plant benefits section. Here you can find out how plants reduce stress, boost productivity and even help sickness recovery time.