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6 More Indoor Plants for Your Home

Complete your space with these must-have plants


Aside from succulents, there are more plants that you can add to your space. These picks can serve as decorative pieces that will definitely give the home a unique and invigorating touch. 

Main photos from The Home Journal and Gardenista.

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These dessert plants thrive in sunlight, that’s why it’s advisable to place it near your windows. If you have kids running around the house, it's best to place it on a high shelf as the little ones might be tempted to touch its sharp leaves. The Agave's thick leaves will look good in a minimalist space.

Photo from Qusamura.

Rhapis Palm

If you’re going for a modern-tropical look, you may opt to work with Rhapis Palms. Its lush leaves are reminiscent of a palm tree. Place it in the living area or near the garden.

Photo from Houston Interior Plants.


Locally known as Espada or buntot-tigre, these plants have flat sword-shaped leaves that grows vertically. To maximize the vertical space at home, you may place it beside your sofa or against a plain wall to serve as an accent piece.

Photo from The Home Journal.


This is a dark green plant that has one white flower per cluster. Once planted in a pretty planter, you may use it to decorate your dining area or bathroom.

Photo from Bakker Spalding.


Bromeliads can serve as dainty centerpieces in the dining area. You may also add a potted setup by the entryway.

Photo from Better Homes and Gardens.

Boston Fern

Locally known as Elechos, Boston Ferns are free-flowing plants that can work well in any home. It is often planted in a hanging planter then placed in the lanai or balcony.

Photo from Gardenista.

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