Life is about small details that make our lives significant, and when it comes about houseplants, there is no denial that they can make a huge and amazing impact in our home decor. These indoor plants you are about to read promise to fuel your home with color, vibrancy, great energy and a particularly uncommon appealing.
Marimo moss balls
Your fish tank is about to become even more charming with a roundish, green and mossy houseplant option called “Marimo moss ball”. This unique indoor plant is a type of green algae which is commonly found in Australia, Estonia, Iceland and Japan. Today Marino Moss ball is becoming very popular to add interesting appeal to any area of your home where you place it, it can be find at garden centers or at home water gardens of all sizes. This houseplant does not grow too much, only a few centimeters a year, so feel free to purchase it at the sizes you want and be ready to enjoy of a strange but beautiful indoor plant in the long term.
In relation to the maintaining or caring aspects for your Marimo moss balls, keep in mind that as this is an aquatic plant you just need to submerge your plant in water, in order to make it survive: moreover, you should have your plant at room temperature and change its water every four to six weeks. Additionally, in case you notice the bowl where you have decided to place your Marimo moss balls is getting a bit slimy, take a couple of minutes to wash it and that’s it! You can enjoy the amazing benefits of a low- maintenance plant.
Another great option you can consider to be part of your houseplant is Hoya Kerrii or Sweetheart Plant, this strange but pretty indoor plant is native to Southeast Asia. It is a popular gift for Valentine’s day as you can find it with the shape of a heart, and as most of the succulents Hoya Kerrii is really easy to care and maintain. Sweetheart plants tolerate only one watering a month, they also need a room with a reasonably light exposure in order to make the leaves grow, on the other hand, every now and then you could place your Hoya Kerrii in a darker place. In short, there are great reasons to opt for Sweetheart plants for your home or office.
This houseplant is also called Trachyandra and it looks like it was from another planet, but is actually native to South Africa. Ribbon plants are gorgeous indoor options, they feature curly squiggly branches which are perfectly symmetric; Trachyandra plants produce transfixing tortuous foliage which make them perfect to be matched with another type of houseplants. Furthermore, ribbon plants which have naturally curled leaver are great at responding to hot climates as their spiral leaves reduce surface area that is commonly exposed to the sun.
Technically these indoor plants are called Greenovia Dodrentalis, but due to their obvious shape they earned the nickname “rose succulents”. Luckily, rose succulents are easier to care than the real red roses you can find in the market; what you basically have to do is water them when you notice the soil is dry. A good tip to maintain your rose succulents performing at their best is to allow the soil to dry slightly between waterings; and it is also recommended to keep your rose succulents’ soil dry during winter.
The flowery buds of crassula umbrella (or Wine Cup) plants can grow up to six inches tall once they gorgeously are in full bloom. As most succulents, this type of plant is really easy to care of; in addition, crassula umbrella feature yellowish green buds which makes it an even more appealing indoor plant option for your home. The flowers of your wine up plant will appear in winter to spring, keep in mind that overwatering your succulents can be fatal for the, so strive to have their soil drier than too wet; and during the warm season you can repot them as needed, but remember that the soil should be dry before repotting.
Two of the best features you will find in this type of indoor plant is its fat juicy leaves and translucent flesh; these two characteristics make Haworthia Cooperi a really interesting houseplant option. Plant Haworthia is relatively easy, as they are a low- maintenance and hardy little plant; place your Haworthia in your windows, make sur they receive full sun exposure and provide it with great soil. Additionally, when planting your Haworthia cooperi, choose a container that has an excellent drainage system; strive for placing the potted succulent in a bright area, with protection from the hottest rays of the day, water weekly and enjoy of a strange yet eye- catching indoor plant.