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Swiss cheese plant

A-Z of houseplants - monstera
Monstera or Swiss cheese plant

Swiss cheese plants (Monstera deliciosa) are grown for their lush, glossy leaves. They add a contemporary, jungly feel to a room and are good air purifiers.

Money tree

Pachira aquatica or Money Tree
Pachira aquatica or Money Tree

The money tree, Pachira aquatica, is a sought-after house plant that has attractive umbrella-like leaves and an easygoing nature. It's often sold with a braided trunk.

Snake plant

Sansevieria trifasciata or snake plant

Snake plant (Sansevieria trifasciata) is a striking house plant, with sword-like leaves. Its pointed leaves have given it the nickname mother-in-law's tongue. There are several different varieties, all with slightly different shapes and leaf colours.

Dragon tree

House plants for a bedroom - dracaena
Dracaena marginata or dragon tree

Dracaena marginata, or the dragon tree, is a houseplant that has elegant long, thin leaves with red edges. The lower leaves gradually fall away to reveal a thin trunk. The dragon tree looks good on its own and is also useful for providing height among a group of houseplants.

Areca palm

Areca palm, Getty Images.
Chrysalidocarpus lutescens or Areca palm. Photo: Getty Images

The areca palm (Chrysalidocarpus lutescens) is a graceful indoor palm that brings a touch of elegance to any room. Numerous stems emerge from the base to produce graceful, arching fronds that look a little like bamboo. The areca palm is also sold as Dypsis lutescens or Areca lutescens.


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