These Unique Indoor Plants can put you in bewilderment with their personality and traits. You may not believe they exist!
There are plants with personality and traits listed here. Adding these indoor plants to your houseplant collection can be rewarding when you see the way they move, dance and mimic.
1. Autograph Tree
Botanical Name: Clusia rosea
What made this plant unique was that it can be used to write signatures and messages.
How to Grow This: Check out our article on growing autograph plant.
2. Pebble Plant
Botanical Name: Lithops
The plant is known as a living stone because they closely resemble rocks and stones. The strategy to avoid animals and pests in nature was evolved by these unique Succulents.
How to Grow This: Learn to plant lithops here.
3. Swallow Tail Plant
Botanical Name: Christia obcordata
The plants have a triangular-shaped green foliage and looks like the Sweaytail Butterfly.
This plant is native to East and South Asia, so how can we grow it? It can be grown from seeds.
4. Mother of Millions/Thousands
Botanical Name: Kalanchoe daigremontiana
This plant can produce many baby plantslets from the edges of its leaves.
How to Grow This: A forgiving plant can be grown in the shade but needs warm surroundings.
5. Lipstick Plant
Botanical Name: Aeschynanthus spp.
Lipstick-esque bright red to purple-brown tubular flowers are the key distinguishing factor in this plant.
How to Grow This: Check out this article on how to grow a lipstick plant.
6. Resurrection Plant
Botanical Name: Selaginella lepidophylla
This plant can come back from death; it has the ability to re-start its metabolism in a short period of time after being exposed to moist ground.
Grow this resurrection plant in a row, with two parts moss and one part sand. It doesn’t have roots and is on the surface of growing medium
7. Sensitive Plant
Botanical Name: Mimosa pudica
Its ability to fold the leaves when touched makes it unique.
How to Grow This: Learn to grow it here in this article.
8. Venus Flytrap
Botanical Name: Dionaea muscipula
The plant can be used as a pest deterrent in the house. It has leaves that are toothed.
How to Grow This: Check out the growing tips here.
9. Vanilla Orchid
Botanical Name: Vanilla planifolia
In fact, this plant has a pleasant vanilla scent. The only orchid that produces fruit.
It’s similar to other orchids. There are some orchid mix recipes here.
10. Monkey Orchid
Botanical Name: Dracula simia
The exciting trait of this plant is it looks like a monkey’s face. A strong orange scent is the perfect quality that makes it a part of this unique indoor plants list.
Grow them in bright shade and high humidity as they aren’t really warm.
11. Dancing Plant
Botanical Name: Codariocalyx motorius
The plants can dance if they choose, even though they cannot walk. It may make you puzzled by its leaflets that can move. You should check out this article for more information.
If you have a sunny window, it can be grown as an indoor plant.
Botanical Name: Stevia rebaudiana
The unique feature of this plant is that it used a sweetener in the leaves. It’s suitable for people with diabetes.
How to Grow This: Find a sunny windowsill to place your indoor stevia plant with other herbs.
13. Desert Rose
Botanical Name: Adenium obesum
This plant is unique as it can be grown with ease. The trunk is plump, it has bright flowers.
How to Grow This: Find a place where it gets a lot of bright and indirect light.
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Botanical Name: Tillandsia
The plant has a particular distinction which is the fact they do well without soil. They are also come in unusual shapes.
Do not grow them in sunlight. Make sure you don’t over-water them.