HOUSE PLANTS

House plants can clean the air and improve your quality of life. They remove chemicals from the air and replace them with cleaner, more oxygen enriched air. Indoor plants can help reduce medical conditions and even help increase concentration.

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Abutilon/Flowering Maple
Abutilon hybridum

Exposure: Full-Part Sun
Zone: 9-11 (Hardy to 25F)
Mature Height: 2-5 feet
Mature Spread: 2-5 feet
Bloom Color: Yellow, Orange, Pink
Bloom Time: Summer
Houseplant
Dangling blooms; many colors available; good container plant

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Amaryllis
Amaryllis

Exposure: Full-Part Sun
Zone: 7-9 (Hardy to 5F)
Mature Height: 12-36 inches
Mature Spread: 12 inches
Bloom Color: Red, Pink, White
Bloom Time: Winter-Spring
Houseplant/Perennial
​Large bold flowers on thick stalks rising above foliage; cold period required for reblooming

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Cyclamen
Cyclamen persicum

Exposure: Part Sun
Zone: 11 (Hardy to 5F)
Mature Height: 8-12 inches
Mature Spread: 8-12 inches
Bloom Color: Red, Pink, White
Bloom Time: Winter-Spring
Houseplant
​Heart-shaped leaves with silver marbling; brightly colored flowers rise above compact foliage

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Dracaena (Assorted Varieties)
Dracaena

Exposure: Part Sun-Shade
Zone: 9-10 (Hardy to 25F)
Mature Height: 2-12 feet, depending on variety
Mature Spread: 2-5 feet, depending on variety
Evergreen Houseplants
Shrub/tree varieties; many colors/variegations; does well in low light

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Pointsettia
Euphorbia pulcherrima

Exposure: Full-Part Sun
Zone: 9-10 (Hardy to 25F)
Mature Height: 1-3 feet
Mature Spread: 1-3 feet
Houseplant
Many varieties available; brightly colored leaves; allow pot to dry out between waterings; poisonous if ingested

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Schefflera/Dwarf Umbrella Tree
Schefflera arboricola

Exposure: Part Sun
Zone: 10-11 (Hardy to 35F)
Mature Height: 4-6 feet
Mature Spread: 2-4 feet
Houseplant
Poisonous if ingested; green or variegated foliage; shiny, leathery leaves

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Snake Plant/Mother In Law's Tongue
Euphorbia pulcherrima

Exposure: Part Sun
Zone: 10-11 (Hardy to 35F)
Mature Height: 1-4 feet
Mature Spread: 1-2 feet
Houseplant
Poisonous if ingested; drought tolerant; thick leathery leaves

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Venus Fly Trap
Dionaea muscipula

Exposure: Full-Part Sun
Zone: 16-9 (Hardy to -5F)
Mature Height: 4-8 inches
Mature Spread: 4-8 inches
Houseplant/Tender Perennial
Clap-shaped leaves trap and consume insects; naturally found in wetlands