8 Most Popular Houseplants That Are Beloved for a Reason Cats

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Even in small settings, homeowners use the fiddle leaf fig (Ficus lyrata) to provide a modern touch. Large leaves need natural light to photosynthesise, therefore place it near a south or east window.   

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Fiddle Leaf Fig (Ficus lyrata)

Pilea peperomiodes suits modern and minimalist settings. The round leaves thrive on mediocre soil and indirect light. Mature Chinese money plants cascade well in hanging baskets.  

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Chinese Money Plant (Pilea peperomioides)

The spider plant (Chlorophytum comosum) is a popular houseplant for decades. You may use this retro plant anywhere you want a low-maintenance specimen. The arching foliage make these plants ideal for pedestals or hanging baskets.  

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Spider Plant (Chlorophytum comosum)

Silk plants have long been used to replicate the beautiful white spathes of the peace lily (Spathiphyllum spp.), but living examples are easier to grow. Peace lilies thrive in dim light but need water. It poisons humans and pets.  

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Peace Lily (Spathiphyllum spp.)

Tillandsias have revitalized terrariums. Despite growing without soil, all air plants need strong light and weekly irrigation with a spray bottle or by drenching the plant.  

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Air Plant (Tillandsia)

Cutting aloe vera (Aloe barbadensis miller) leaves yields gel that is used in first aid and cosmetics, making it a useful houseplant. It likes dry sandy soil and bright light, like other succulents.  

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Aloe Vera (Aloe barbadensis miller)

In a bright room, a jade plant (Crassula ovata) is perfect. A trendy houseplant, the jade plant makes a statement. Water sparingly and add lighting if leaves drop. Jade poisons pets.  

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Jade Plant (Crassula ovata)

African violets (Saintpaulia ionantha), a single specimen, belong to the Streptocarpus genus, which has 20 species and many hybrids to offer delicate blossoms to your home or business.  

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African Violet (Saintpaulia ionantha)

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