Indoor plants

Indoor plants

Indoor plants, the genus called Dieffenbachia

Native to the tropical climates of the American continent, the indoor plants of Dieffenbachia belong to the Araceae family and include about thirty evergreen and perennial species. The main characteristics of these plants is the rich and large foliage, lanceolate or oblong, with a sharp end. According to the different species and varieties, the leaves are variegated with white or cream color. The posture is bushy and erect, the inflorescences are not showy, they are made up of spathe and spadix, green in color. They love light but not direct light, they prefer soils with an acid pH and well drained, to avoid deleterious water stagnation. Irrigation is frequent during spring and summer while it should be reduced to what is strictly necessary in winter. To maintain the correct ambient humidity,

Kalanchoe species, flowering indoor plants

Indoor plants, of the genus known as Kalanchoe, gathers more than one hundred and twenty different species and varieties. Native to southern Africa and the Asian continent, they belong to the Crassulaceae family. The flowering period begins at the end of the winter season, the inflorescences are grouped in corymbs, they develop at the ends of upright flower stems. The small flowers can be single or double, in many different color tones, red, orange, pink and yellow. The foliage is fleshy, glossy and elliptical in shape, the edges of the leaves are slightly indented. Kalanchoe species prefer bright locations and also tolerate direct sunlight. They grow in fertile and well-drained soils, irrigation is abundant and regular, mainly in summer.

Indoor plants, the Beaucarnea recurvata species

Known by the common name of smoke-eating plant, the species called Beucarnea recurvata is native to Central America and belongs to the Liliaceae family. They are indoor plants grown for ornamental purposes, suitable for growing indoors. They are characterized by the fleshy stem, swollen at the base and by the narrow and linear, curved, bright green foliage. They require bright but indirect exposures while they prefer fertile, humus-rich and well-drained soils. Irrigation is regular in spring and summer, before watering again, the soil must be allowed to dry out. Beucarnea recurvata plants, grown as house plants, hardly produce the white inflorescences, gathered in clusters that appear in nature during the summer months of July and August.

The genus of indoor plants called Impatiens

Annual or perennial, there are more than eight hundred species included in the genus called Impatiens, plants belonging to the Balsaminaceae family, originating from the African and Asian continents. All varieties are characterized by the rich flowering they usually produce in early summer. The flowers can be gathered in racemes or single, flat and rounded, they are available in different colors and shades, pink, red, white and purple. The leaves are lanceolate or ovate, with slightly indented margins, intense green. The indoor plants of Impatiens, love bright locations but not exposed to sunlight, require a fertile soil, composed of peat and sand, well drained. Irrigation must be constant during the summer season, while it is reduced to what is necessary in winter.

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