What houseplants to place in the bedroom

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Houseplants can have a calming, relaxing effect on people, which makes them an ideal choice for a bedroom decoration. The will filter the air and add color and life to your interior. There are lots of houseplants, that are perfect for your bedroom, even if you neglect them a little.

parlor palm

The parlor palms are great houseplants for the bedroom. They prefer bright, but indirect sunlight and can grow with average humidity, though they prefer high humidity. You should keep the soil evenly moist, but never soggy and soaked. Water thoroughly, when the soil is barely dry to the touch.

snake plant

The snake plants are houseplants, that require minimum maintenance. They would create the perfect focal point in your bedroom, with their beautiful, sword-like leaves. The snake plants are succulent houseplants and can thrive with very little moisture.

moth orchid

The moth orchid is the easiest type of orchid to grow. It will add serenity to your bedroom. Moth orchids prefer high humidity. The best location for these houseplants is a window that faces east or west. North exposure with no obstructions will also be fine. These houseplants bloom once a year, but will stay in bloom for a long time, before the blooms fall off.

pothos

Pothos is a really easy plant to grow in your bedroom. Its thick leaves store water. Pothos houseplants can also be easily clipped to keep them at the size you like.

dracaena

Dracaenas are houseplants that grow long, slender and strappy leaves , curving from a central stem. Their leaves may have pink, red, yellow and crème colors on them, preserving the color even in low natural lighting. Dracaenas grow best in bright, indirect sunlight. However, you should keep them away from children and pets, since they are toxic, when chewed.

zeezee plant

Zeezee houseplants look like artificial plants. They have dark green, shiny leaves, that grow across each stalk. Zeezee houseplants store water and can go without watering for long periods of time. They can tolerate low lighting, but grow best in medium to bright light.

geranium

Scented geraniums are houseplants that flower less frequently than the common household geranium, but they definitely make up for it with their leaf fragrance, which comes in an astounding array of scents – apricot, rose, nutmeg, cinnamon, lemon, mint, pineapple, ginger, lime, coconut, chocolate and more. These houseplants prefer warm, sunny, dry conditions. The faded flowers or leaves should be removed and the stems can be pinched, if you want the plants to be bushier.

rubber tree

The rubber trees are old-fashioned houseplants with shiny leaves. To keep them that way, you should dust them carefully every now and then. These attractive houseplants grow best in medium to bright corners in the bedroom. Rubber trees require pruning, but you should avoid contact with the milky sap, because it can irritate your skin.

peace lily

Peace lilies are beautiful houseplants you can place in the bedroom. They are easy to grow and will add a tropical feel to your bedroom. These houseplants are ideal for people, who tend to overwater, because they can take wetter soil better than most plants.

arrowhead vine

Arrowhead vines are another type of houseplants, which can be grown easily. Their dark green leaves are marked with white along the veins. You can hang them in baskets in your bedroom, train them up a moss pole or keep them clipped to the size and shape you like. They would also look great trailing down the side of your dresser.

You should avoid overwatering your houseplants. A lot of them die because of overwatering. Also, keep a saucer under the pot, so that no water would damage the floor surfaces.

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