One of the toughest you can grow, cast-iron plant withstands neglect, low light, low humidity, and a wide range of temperatures. It grows slowly so purchase a plant that is large enough for the space in which you intend to use it. Several varieties have white or yellow variegation on their leaves. Low light; 45-85 degrees F.; keep evenly moist during active growth, barely moist in fall and winter
Hey! Before you begin, can we send you a free jar of coconut oil? Click here to get the details. 6. Chinese Evergreen Boasting green leaves streaked with white or yellow, the tropical Chinese evergreen is one of the most durable plants you can grow, and has even been described as ‘almost foolproof’! These plants thrive in medium to low light, or indirect sunlight. Although… [read more]
Coleus 'Big blonde' This coleus, believe it or not, will take 107°F (42°C) full, hot sun. They can tolerate low humidity or high humidity, it doesn't matter. A very tough plant, is has bold chartreuse leaves with dark magenta stems. It gets 24 to 36 inches (60 to 91 cm) tall and 12 to 14 inches (30 to 36 cm) wide. To keep it from getting "leggy", keep the top growth pinched off!
Monstera Deliciosa Care Light: A fairly bright room or bright with plenty of shade is best. Direct sunlight will damage the leaves and not enough light can slow growth down. Watering: Between watering times allow the soil to become dry to the touch within the top couple of inches or so of soil. Soil: A peat based potting soil mix with perlite or sand is ideal. Soil that drains well is needed.
Peace Lily (Spathiphyllum wallisii) tolerates low humidity and low light. Its glossy, lance-shape leaves tip arching stems that surround the central flower spikes. The spoon-shape flowers normally appear in summer, but many cultivars bloom intermittently throughout the year. The dark leaves look attractive in a plain pot with a glossy finish.
Spanish Lavender grows great in Arizona. The antiseptic, piney fragrance of Spanish Lavender makes it an exceptionally fragrant landscape plant but not the first choice for use in cooking. English Lavenders, both Lavandula angustifolias and Lavandula latifolia, are preferred in the kitchen. French Lavender, Lavandula dentata is not culinary lavender but used as sachet fragrance.
Pothos plant - great for: - hanging in windows (creates privacy) - bathrooms (can tolerate the low light and high humidity) - high windows (trailing leaves balance a high, awkwardly situated window) - low windowsills or counter space (spots that might otherwise accumulate junk) - high corner selves (help brighten-up a dark corner) - your cubicle (can tolerate artificial light - look for those with solid green leaves.
Song of Jamaica Pleomele. Tricolor hybrid of compact variety of dracaena with dark green, light green and white stripes. Nice potted plant or house plant, or compact specimen for warm climate garden. Tolerates low light, low humidity and drought. Will enjoy full sun, too. Do not overwater. Easy plant, and yet so showy! Dracaenas are one of the plants used in the NASA Clean Air Study and has shown to help remove Formaldehyde.