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17 indoor plants that not everyone dares to put on his window sill


When it comes to indoor plants, we usually present cacti, rubber plants, violets, and more.

But some put such plants on window sills, that it is simply impossible to believe in their existence.

In today's material collected just incredible exotic, looking at that, and you will not immediately understand what it is.

1. Platicerium

Platicerium - a type of fern.

Platicerium is a very unusual species of fern. The middle of the plant looks like cabbage swaying, and flat leaves resemble deer antlers. You can grow it on the ground, in a pot, but the most impressive plant looks suspended. Platicerium belongs to heat-loving plants, so in its habitat the temperature should not fall below plus eighteen. In addition, the flower does not like the direct rays of the sun and dry soil.

2. Gentian Urinchka

Tibetan succulent.

The gentian urn is considered a rare variety of succulents. This small creeping shrub with textured leaves, which feels great on the stone slopes, loves moderate watering and is considered quite unpretentious. Gentian-horn is perfect for planting small areas of the porch or backyard.

3. Dionea

Predatory insectivorous plant.

Dionea, also known as the Venus flytrap, is considered the most popular insectivorous plant. The flower is not too whimsical in care and can develop normally in ordinary soil with good drainage. Dionea prefers bright lighting, filtered or rainwater, and can easily catch and digest insects, as well as small animals.

4. Lithops

A plant that looks like a stone.

Lithops, also known as "living stones", are unique plants that grow on rocky and desert slopes. Their bodies are fleshy, stone-like leaves. Lithops do not have stems, and flowers form right between the leaves. This type of plant belongs to the genus of succulents, which makes them very unpretentious and hardy.

Fatty umbella.

The fat woman umbella is one of the Crassul subspecies, which also includes the money tree popular in our latitudes. The plant has a very unusual appearance and when flowering reaches fifteen centimeters in height, and its thick fleshy leaves themselves are like flowers.

6. Sedum Morgana

One of the representatives of a large group of succulents.

Sedum or Sedum Morgana is another representative of a large group of succulents from the family This is a perennial not very capricious in the care of the plant, with long hanging stems, for which the people call it "donkey's tail" or "monkey's tail."

7. Tacca Chantrier

Cat's mustache, Bat or Devil Flower.

Tacca Chantrier refers to the type of perennial herbaceous plants that can be grown, both in pots and in open soil. The stem of a plant can reach one meter in length, and a black or dark purple flower with long cord-shaped bracts forms on its top. It is for its unusual inflorescences in the people of Tacca Chantrieu called Bat or Devil Flower.

8. Rowley's Root

Krestivik Rowley or "pearl thread."

Another plant from the order of succulents, which for the unusual shape of the leaves in the people is called "pearl thread." The unusual shape of the leaves, like peas, allows the plant to accumulate a large amount of moisture, and thus successfully survive the drought. Also, the plant is calmly experiencing a lack or excess of light and is able to withstand a drop in temperature to plus ten degrees.

9. Trachyandra

Trachyandra is the most popular houseplant in 2017.

An exotic plant whose leaves look like artificial, spiraling upward-looking spirals, similar to noodles. The homeland of Trachyandra is South Africa. The plant loves sunlight, fresh air and tolerates drought normally in 1-2 weeks.

10. Spurge fat

Perennial succulent plant of unusual shape.

Spurge fat is a perennial succulent plant, similar to a baseball. He is so unpretentious in care that even the most lazy grower can grow it. In the absence of watering, spurge can withstand frost down to minus ten degrees. You can grow it, both in the pot and in the open field, but you should know that in the place of damage to the stem, poisonous juice will instantly appear, which can cause a serious burn of the mucous membrane.

11. Junkus

Sitnik or Dzhunkus.

A fairly new for us, the house plant Junkus looks like a bunch of bizarrely twisted spiral shoots and is perfect for growing indoors or in the garden. Dzhunkus moisturelove and it can be planted near ponds and wet flower beds. Indoors, its stems reach a length of forty centimeters in the open can be much higher.

12. Columnia glorious

Herb with beautiful flowers.

Columnia glorious is a perennial herb that has dipped shoots and bright delicate flowers resembling goldfish. Columney loves bright diffused light, warm environment and good watering.

13. Bokarney

Nolina, Bocarnay or bottle palm.

Nolina or Bakarney is a succulent plant. In appearance, it is a low tree with a swollen base of the trunk, intended for the accumulation of water, and a dense falling crown of very thin leaves.

14. Pelecifor mossface

Rare species of cactus.

This is a fairly rare plant, whose birthplace are the mountains of Mexico. This cactus is unpretentious in care, resistant to temperature extremes, able to withstand months of drought, and its appearance will not leave anyone indifferent.

15. Astrophytum head-jellyfish

Cactus, similar to the Gorgon Medusa.

For its unusual shape, this cactus was named the head-jellyfish in honor of the mythical Gorgonian jellyfish. Like all succulents, cactus is unpretentious, loves moderate temperatures and watering.

16. "Temple of the Buddha"

Crassula "Buddha Temple".

Absolutely amazing plant, which managed to create by crossing a permeate fatty with a pyramid fatty. As a result of crossing it was possible to create a unique low plant, the trunks of which look like square columns, densely covered with dark green leaves bent upwards, resembling the roofs of Chinese pagodas.

17. Haworthy Cooper

Low leaf succulent.

A unique plant that is a low succulent leaf. Haworthia Cooper consists of a multitude of living translucent bubbles. Such a plant is perfect for landscape design, as well as for creating absolutely amazing compositions in the interior.