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Listing what I currently have and what
I would love to grow indoors!

I do not claim to be the most knowledgeable person when it comes to Latin Names. I will eventually learn the correct terms, should you feel I have named a variety incorrectly please feel free to send me a note and I will promptly correct it!


I currently have:
Chlorophytum comosum "Vittatum": Spider Plant
Codiaeum appendiculatum: Cortons
Crassula argentea: Jade plant
Dracaena sanderiana: Dragon Lilies
Asparagus densiflorus "Sprengeri" Sprengeri Fern
Asplenium squamulatum: Filices
Platycerium: Staghorn Fern
Polypodium aureum "Mandianum": Crisped Blue Fern
Gibasis geniculata: Tahitian Bridal Veil
Anseveria trifasciata laurentii: Variegated Snake Plant
Scindapsis aureus: Devils Ivy
Miniature Roses: Red & Pink

What an Indoor Plant is and how to buy one:

The most important factor in buying a plant for your home is to be absolutely sure that you buy an "indoor plant".
Buying plants is not at all the same as buying clothes, or food, or automobiles.
Probably the most important element that makes buying plants more chancy is the absence of a brand name. The only way to compensate for this lack of brand-name plants is to buy your plants at a nursery--not a dime store.

A reputable nurseryman will carry a wide variety of premium-grade, healthy looking plants. Second, it will have truly knowledgeable salespeople to help you. If the salesperson knows all the names of the plants, if he's positive in his attitude, and if he questions you about where you want to put the plant with regard to prospective light, etc, then leads you to specfic plants while sadly discouraging you from others alon the way, then you could venture to say you're in a reputable nursery.

Fourteen Basic Plants guaranteed to grow for you:

Aspidistra: this was probably the first houseplant as we know of them today. Commonly known as the Cast Iron Plant

Boston Fern:
Chinese Evergreen:
Grape Ivy: Cissus Rhombifolia
Maranta: Prayer Plant
Pothos: Gold Queen and Silver (or Marble) Queen
Sansevieria: Snake Plant


What I have on need list! ;-)
Aglaonema commutatum elegans: Varigated Evergreen
Aeonium tabulaeforme: Saucer Plant
Beaucarnea recurvata: Bottle Palm
Bowie volubilis: Sea Onion
Tillandsia ionantha: Bomeliad: Silver Birds
Tillandsia festocoides: Bomeliad: The Sky Plants
Calceolaria herbeohybrida: Lady's Pocketbook or Slipperwort
Darlingtona california: Cobra Plant
Sarracenia purpurea: Pitcher Plant
Echeveria: Crassulaceae
Adiantum raddianum: Delta Maidenhair
Asparagus densiflorus 'Meyer': Plume Asparagus
Asparagus setaceus: Plumosa Fern
Asparagus retrofractus: Zig Zag Fern
Pteris multifida: Chinese Brake