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INDOOR PLANTS: PLANT LISTS [continued]

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  MG Manual Reference
Ch. 9, pp. 22 - 25
[Selecting an Interior Plant: light requirements | specific indoor | hanging baskets]


PLANTS FOR SPECIFIC
INDOOR GARDENING USES
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PLANTS THAT WILL GROW IN WATER:

Scientific Name Common Name
   
Aglaonema modestum Chinese Evergreen
Crassula arborescens Jade Plant
Dieffenbachia (all varieties) Dumbcane
Hedera helix English Ivy
Hemigraphis colorata Hemigraphis
Hoya carnosa Wax Plant
Monstera deliciosa Cutleaf Philodendron
Pellionia pulchra Satin Pellionia
Philodendron cordatum Philodendrons
Philodendron micans (all climbing types)
Piper nigrum Black Pepper
Piper ornatum Celebes Pepper
Scindapsus aureus Devil's Ivy
Scindapsus pictus Painted Devil's Ivy
Stephanotis floribunda Stephanotis
Syngonium podophyllum Arrowhead, Syngonian
Tradescantia (all varieties) Wandering Jew


PLANTS THAT WILL USUALLY WITHSTAND
ADVERSE HOUSE CONDITIONS AND ABUSE
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Aglaonema modestum Chinese Evergreen
Anthurium aemulum Climbing Anthurium
Aspidistra elatior Iron Plant
Chamaedorea elegans bellas' Dwarf Parlor Palm
Cissus rhombifolia Grape Ivy
Crassula arborescens Jade Plant
Dieffenbachia amoena Dumbcane
Dracaena fragrans Massange Dracaena
Euphorbia mili Crown of Thorns
Ficus elastica Indian Rubber Tree
Ficus benjamina 'Exotica' Java Fig
Hemigraphis colorata Hemigraphis
Howeia belmoreana Kentia Palm
Pandanus veitchii Screw Pine
Peperomia obtusifolia Peperomia
Philodendron cordatum Philodendron
Sansevieria trifasciata Snakeplant
Sansevieria laurentii Goldenstripe
Sansevieria zeylanica Sansevieria
Scindapsus aureus Devil's Ivy
Syngonium podophyllum Arrowhead, Syngonium


PLANTS THAT PERFORM WELL UNDER
AVERAGE HOME CONDITIONS:
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Acanthus montanus Mountain Acanthus
Aechmea calyculata Bromeliad
Aechmea orlandiana Bromeliad
Asparagus sprengeri Sprenger Asparagus
Araucaria heterophylla Norfolk Island Pine
Begonia aconitifolia Begonia
Begonia ulmifolia Elm-leaved Caladium
Beloperone guttata Shrimp Plant
Caladium bicolor Fancy-leaved Caladium
Cissus antarctica Kangaroo Vine
Cissus rhombifolia Grape Ivy
Cordyline australis Grass Palm
Cyrptanthus acaulis Earth Star
Cyrtomium falcatum Holly Fern
Dieffenbachia x bausei Dumbcane
Dieffenbachia picta Dumbcane
Euphorbia milii Crown of Thorns
Fatsia japonica Japanese Fatsia
Fatshedera lizei Botanical Wonder
Ficus benghalensis Banyan Fig
Ficus eburnea Ivory Fig
Ficus religiosa Bo-tree Fig
Grevillea robusta Silky Oak
Hedera helix (all varieties) English Ivy
Pedilanthus tithymaloides Slipper or Red Bird Flower
Peperomia clusiaefolia Peperomea
Peperomia crassifolia Peperomea
Peperomia obtusifolia 'Variegated' Variegated Peperomia
Peperomia sandersii Watermelon Peperomia
Pereskia aculeata Lemon Vine
Philodendron cordatum Heartleaf Philodendrom
Philodendron 'dubia' Philodendron
Philodendron giganteum Giant Philodendron
Philodendron imbe Imbe Philodendron
Philodendron x mandaianum Philodendron
Philodendron panduraeforme Panda Plant
Philodendron erubescens Redleaf Philodendron
Philodendron selloum Philodendron
Philodendron tripartitum Trileaf Philodendron
Philodendron wendlandii Philodendron
Pilea involucrata Artillary Plant
Piper nigrum Black Pepper
Piper ornatum Celebes Pepper
Polyscias balfouriana Balfour Aralia
Polyscias filicifolia Fernleaf Aralia
Polyscias paniculata 'Variegata' Jagged-leaf Aralia
Rhoeo spathacea Moses-in-the-cradle
Sansevieria trifaciata 'Hahni' Hahn's Sansevieria
Sansevieria parva Parva Sansevieria
Sansevieria subspicata Rededge Sansevieria
Saxifraga sarmentosa Strawberry geranium
Schismatoglottis picta Painted Tongue
Scindapsus aureus Devils Toy Pathos
Spathiphyllum 'Clevelandii' Spathiphyllum
Syngonium podophylum 'Emerald Gem' Variegated Arrowhead
Tradescantia (all varieties) Wandering Jew


PLANTS WELL-SUITED FOR LAREGE
CONTAINER DECORATIVE SPECIMENS:
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Acanthus mollis Artists Acanthus
Acanthus montanus Mountain Acanthus
Alocasia cuprea Giant Caladium
Alsophila australis Australian Tree Fern
Codiaeum pictum Croton
Dieffenbachia amoena Spotted Dumbcane
Fatshedra lizei Botanical Wonder
Fatsia japonica Japan Fatsia
Ficus eburnea Ivory Fig
Ficus elastica 'variegata' Variegated India Rubber
Ficus lyrata Fiddleleaf Fig
Monstera deliciosa Cutleaf Philodendron
Pandanus veitchii Screwpine
Philodendron elongatum Philodendron
Philodendron giganteum Giant Philodendron
Philodendron x mandaianum Philodendron
Philodendron panduraeforme Philodendron
Philodendron selloum Philodendron
Philodendron wendlandii Philodendron
Polyscias paniculata 'variegata' Jagged-leaf Aralia
Schefflera digitata Schefflera
Strelitzia reginae Bird of Paradise


LOW, CREEPING PLANTS FOR
GROUND COVERS IN INTERIOR PLANTING BOXES:
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Episcia cupreata Episcia
Ficus pumila Creeping Fig
Ficus radicans Climbing Fig
Fittonia verschafeltii Silver Fittonia
Hedera helix Hahn's Star English Ivy
Hemigraphis colorata Hemigraphis
Pellionia daveauana Pellionia
Pellionia pulchra Pellionia
Philodendron cordatum Heartleaf Philodendron
Pilea nummulariifolia Creeping Artillery Plant
Saxifraga sarmentosa Strawberry Begonia
Scindapsus aureus Devil's Ivy
Tradescantia (all varieties) Wandering jew
Vinca major 'variegata' Variegated Vinca


PLANTS THAT WITHSTAND DRY, WARM
LOCATIONS:


Bromeliads All species and varieties
Cacti All species and varieties


VINES AND TRAILING PLANTS FOR T
OTEM POLES AND TRAINED PLANTS:
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Anthurium almulum Climbing Anthurium
Cissus antarctica Kangaroo Vine
Cissus discolor Begonia Cissus
Cissus rhombifolia Grape Ivy
Clerodendrum Balfouri Glorybower
Ficus pumila Creeping Fig
Vanilla fragans 'Marginata' Vanilla



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