The 25 Best Indoor Plants

With the help of expert Anne Moore, we've identified 25 of the best indoor plants and put together a plant care guide to help your aspiring green thumb! (27 Photos)

Elien Becque on Oct 21, 2013 at 11:43AM

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The 25 Best Indoor Plants

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African Violet

The African violet, or saintpaulia, can flower throughout the year and fits neatly on a desk. To ensure it prospers, adhere to these four simple rules:

• Because it is continually flowering, the African violet needs more sun than the average green foliage plant. Keep it near a southern facing window, especially in winter.

• Wait until the surface of the dirt is dry then water directly at the roots of the plant.

• Keep your environment around 60 degrees Fahrenheit in winter and average temperature in summer

• Keep moist by placing the plant on a tray of pebbles or mist it often.

Tip: It’s easy to propagate a new plant by snipping a leaf cutting from an adult violet and placing it in dirt.

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