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15 indoor plant ideas for your home

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The norm that a garden can only be created outdoors is a thing of the past. With more and more people living in flats or apartments indoor gardens have become highly popular. The best part about indoor plant arrangements is that it can be customized to suit the available area. That is why in today's ideabook, we are going to show you 15 indoor plant types for your home.

1. Hawaiian umbrella trees

Sky Box House:  Garden Shed by Garg Architects
Garg Architects

Sky Box House

Garg Architects

If you are looking to decorate your balconies or terrace, then the best plant to opt for is a Hawaiian Umbrella tree. They come in different sizes which makes it easy for you to customize the look.

2. Combining plants

Combining different types of plants can also give you a beautiful indoor plant arrangement. In this picture, the designer has used everything from bonsai trees to flower pots for creating the perfect ambiance.

3. Areca palms

4 bedroom apartment at SJR Watermark:  Living room by ACE INTERIORS

4 bedroom apartment at SJR Watermark


In case you are looking for plants that do not take up much space then Areca Palms can be an excellent choice. Also, they can be combined with any interior theme.

4. Aleo vera pots

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UDC Interiors

Residential Interior

UDC Interiors

A bedroom should never have large size plants. That is why fresh Aloe Vera ports are an ideal choice. Due to their size, they can even be decorated in bookshelves.

5. Prayer plant

A prayer plant is one of the most common arrangements used for decorating spaces like the living room or the dining area.

6. Low maintenance plants

A bathroom usually does not receive ample amount of sunlight which is why opting for low maintenance plants for this area is a must. Options like the Swiss Cheese plant is ideal for such rooms.

7. Pothos plant

An office space or study can also have a touch of greenery. However, you should not opt for large size plants for these areas. The right choice can include plants like Pothos.

8. Heartleaf philodendron

Pooja rooms are a part of every Indian home and to decorate this area with indoor plants opting for Heartleaf Philodendron is highly recommended. The leaves of this plant are even used for performing certain rituals.

9. Artificial plants

Artificial plants are another option when you're looking to decorate rooms which are low on light. They do not require any maintenance which makes them an easy bet.

10. Flower beds

A balcony can also be lined with rows of flowers as seen in this picture. However, instead of planting them in the ground, the designer has used coloured metal pots.

11. Calathea orbifolia

For areas which are filled with natural sunlight, plants like Calathea Orbifolia is an excellent choice. These plants do not require a lot of water and can survive in harsh weather conditions as well.

12. White bird of paradise

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Living Room Design


If you are looking to make a statement with your indoor plant arrangement, then options like Bird of Paradise is something to consider.

13. Creepers

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ES Designs

Goel's, Aanandam World City, Raipur

ES Designs

The vertical surface of your home can also be decorated with plants. Like in this picture, Creepers have been used to create a beautiful pattern on the wall.

14. Succulents

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Mahajans Lounge in DLF 4, Gurugram


Plants like succulents go perfectly with small rooms which is why the designer of this space has opted for a vertical arrangement of the same type.

15. Fiddle leaf figs

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Lastly, another indoor plant which can help you make a statement is the Fiddle Leaf Fig. These plants usually go well with large earthen pots and rustic themes.

For more tips check out our other ideabooks

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