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One Dozen Plants to Brighten Your Spaces


1. Peace Lily (Spathiphyllum):

peace lily

Peace lilies are elegant plants known for their striking, white, lily-like blooms. They are excellent air purifiers, removing toxins like ammonia and benzene from the air. Place them in low to moderate light, and keep the soil consistently moist, but not soggy. These graceful plants are perfect for adding a touch of serenity to your home.


2. Snake Plant (Sansevieria):

snake plant in Houston

Snake plants, also called mother-in-law's tongue, are low-maintenance plants with upright, sword-shaped leaves. They're known for their air-purifying abilities and are highly adaptable to various light conditions. Water them sparingly, allowing the soil to dry out between waterings.


3. ZZ Plant (Zamioculcas zamiifolia):

zz plant in Houston

ZZ plants are prized for their glossy, dark green leaves, making them a chic addition to any room. They thrive in low to bright, indirect light and are incredibly resilient, tolerating occasional neglect. Water sparingly, and let the soil dry out completely between waterings.


4. Pothos (Epipremnum aureum):

pothos plant in Houston

Pothos, often called devil's ivy, are versatile trailing plants with heart-shaped leaves. They can thrive in a variety of lighting conditions, from low to bright, indirect light. Allow the soil to dry out slightly between waterings to keep them happy.


5. Fiddle Leaf Fig (Ficus lyrata):

fiddle leaf fig plant in Houston

Fiddle leaf figs are known for their large, violin-shaped leaves that add drama and sophistication to your space. They require bright, indirect light and prefer consistent moisture. Ensure proper drainage to prevent overwatering.


6. Monstera (Monstera deliciosa):

monstera plant in Houston

Monstera plants are tropical beauties with unique split leaves. They thrive in bright, indirect light and appreciate regular watering. Their striking foliage can make a bold statement in your interior decor.


7. Aloe Vera (Aloe barbadensis miller):

aloe vera plant in Houston-1

Aloe vera is not only a decorative succulent but also a healing plant. It loves bright, indirect light and well-draining soil. Use its gel for soothing minor burns and skin irritations.

8. Lavender (Lavandula):

lavender plant in Houston

Lavender is known for its fragrant purple blooms and relaxing properties. Place it in a sunny spot, and let the soil dry out between waterings. Enjoy its calming aroma.


9. Rubber Plant (Ficus elastica):

rubber plant in Houston

Rubber plants have large, glossy leaves that make a striking statement. They prefer bright, indirect light and evenly moist soil. These plants also help improve indoor air quality.


10. Orchid (Orchidaceae): 

white orchid plant in Houston

Orchids are elegant and exotic, known for their intricate blooms. Provide them with bright, indirect light and a well-draining orchid mix. Water sparingly and maintain proper humidity for their well-being.

11. Succulents:

succulent plant in Houston

Succulents come in various shapes and sizes, making them perfect for creative arrangements. They thrive in bright, indirect light and prefer well-draining soil. Allow the soil to dry out completely between waterings.

12. Boston Fern (Nephrolepis exaltata):

Boston fern plant in Houston

Boston ferns are classic houseplants with delicate, feathery fronds. They enjoy bright, indirect light and high humidity levels. Keep the soil consistently moist to prevent them from drying out.

Each of these carefully selected plants from Floral Concepts in Houston offers unique beauty and characteristics to enhance your home's ambiance. Whether you're looking for air-purifying qualities, decorative foliage, or fragrant blooms, we're here to help you choose the perfect plants for your space. Our commitment to sourcing and maintaining these plants ensures they thrive in your home, and with our free same-day delivery, bringing nature indoors has never been easier.

Explore our selection of plants and discover the joy of creating your own green sanctuary with Floral Concepts, your trusted local flower shop in Houston.