are readily available and are among the easiest to look after.
Most of the common green plants shipped during holidays such as the schefflera, ficus, peace lily, ivy, Chinese evergreen
, and diffenbachia are generally not as demanding as their holiday counterparts.
, dracaena, philodendron, and other plants can become leggy in winter.
To start new plants of Chinese evergreen
, dracaena, hoya, philodendron, and pothos, snip off leggy stems and immerse the cut ends in water.
As certain indoor plants, including Chinese evergreen
, dracaena, and philodendron, get leggy in winter's low light, you can cut off elongated stems and root them in fresh potting soil to start new plants.
is also a really great, hardy indoor plant.
Chinese evergreens (Aglaonema commutatum) are lovely foliage plants perfect for rooms with low to medium light conditions.
Older Chinese evergreens may drop some outer leaves exposing bare stems.
Call attention to the Matisse-like still-life set up in the front of the classroom (geraniums, Chinese evergreens
, a large fish bowl, succulents, and a cloth).
The arums include philodendrons, Swiss cheese plant, Dieffenbachias, Chinese evergreens
, pothos and Nephthytis.
I had assumed that this information was useful only in an indoor context and that Kentias would thus be suitable companions for cast iron plants (Aspidistra elatior), Janet Craig dracaenas, Chinese evergreens
(Aglaonema commutatum), and other house plants that grow well in low-light situations.
($30, 2 to 3 feet) are low and dense and can be placed next to a chair or a fireplace or under a window, where a smaller plant is called for to avoid blocking the view.