FERN, PERFECT FOR DRY ENVIRONMENTS
This shade plant has been setting trends both indoors and outdoors for several years. In addition to its decorative value, the fern, by giving off moisture, is a good ally to mitigate dryness . You can hang it in the bedroom to sleep better.
CALATEA CROCATA, CLEANS AND GIVES SPLENDOR
Having a calatea will help you keep the environment clean and will provide a decorative plus to the place where you place it. It is also known as the prayer plant and there are several varieties. The calatea crocata, for example, stands out for its orange flowers, ideal for decorating in the autumn months. And because he loves the shade, of course.
CALA, FOR OUTSIDE AND INSIDE
It can live in semi-shade or total shade places , bringing elegance and delicacy to any corner. So it’s great to have inside your home or to accompany the rest of your outdoor plants in the garden or on the terrace . The care of the cove is very simple. The most important thing is to control the amount of water you supply. You don’t have to puddle it, but you don’t have to let the substrate dry out completely either. It is a very grateful shade plant.
AZALEA, A DREAMY AIR THAT REQUIRES ATTENTION
Its wavy-edged petals and its pink color add a naive and romantic touch and make it a very special shade plant –and with flowers– . Although it requires quite a bit of care, the azalea filters the air, especially chemicals from building materials such as polyurethane foam insulation and plywood. In addition, the Japanese believe that it is a plant that transmits good luck.
POTOS, PURIFYING AND GRATEFUL
One of the best known climbers, the pothos is very easy to care for and is very hardy. Of course, although it is considered a shade plant (direct sunlight burns it) it does require a certain amount of light. In addition, pothos purifies, above all, three toxins : xylene, which can cause intense pain. head, vomiting and nausea; benzene, which causes fatigue, dreams, dizziness and tachycardia, and carbon monoxide. Of course, pothos can become very toxic to our pets.
GARDENIA, RELAXES AND LIVES
Not only is it beautiful, but also one of the properties of gardenia is that it is effective against insomnia. Place it in the bedroom and let it relax the atmosphere and mood. In the garden, it will intoxicate you thanks to its sweet aroma similar to that of jasmine. Of course, keep in mind that if you deprive it too much of light, it will not delight you with its flowers.
SANSEVIERIA, AN AID TO SLEEP
This shade plant is very versatile. You can have the sansevieria in any corner. It also withstands high and low temperatures, down to -5º C. Although it is not a fan of direct sun, the absence of light can slow down its growth. Thanks to its properties, you can place it in the bedroom, it will make you sleep soundly, since it improves the air by absorbing carbon dioxide, formaldehyde, benzene and trichloroethitene.
DIAFEMBAQUIA, NEITHER LIGHT OR MOISTURE
It is a perennial and exotic plant that provides an elegant decorative touch thanks to its large green leaves, dotted with variegated spots. It is one of the plants that best tolerates shade and does not like direct sunlight or constant humidity. Its pretty ivory-spotted green leaves are highly toxic, both to your pets and to every member of the family. If chewed or swallowed, the lips, tongue, or pharynx may become inflamed.
SPATIFILO, THE BEST FOR CLEANING THE AIR
This shade plant with green leaves and white flowers is one of the greatest air purifiers in existence. It is very easy to maintain, since it hardly requires much care. The espatifilo is a perfect companion for any self-respecting study or work area.
HYDRANGEA, DECORATIVE AND SIMPLE TO CARE
Although it may seem that they are very delicate and complicated flowers to care for, nothing could be further from the truth! Hydrangeas are perfect for decorating your garden and for it to give a 360º change. Although they do not tolerate excessive sun well, since they can burn. Its flowers dazzle anyone, especially the blue ones, since they are like large balloons of flowers that cover this shrub. Keep in mind that the more acidic the substrate, the bluer its flowers will be. On the other hand, in more alkaline soils, they will be more pink. This can be corrected –so that they are bluer– with a specific fertilizer for hydrangeas.
BEGONIA, COLORFUL OUTSIDE (BUT IN THE SHADE)
Begonias or sugar flowers can’t stand direct sunlight, so they’re perfect for bringing a bit of color with their flowers to that deserted corner you have outside . In order for them to grow in all their splendor, they need a well-drained soil, without excess humidity and warm climates. A type of begonia that captivates by its original leaves is the maculata, like the one in the photograph. Although it requires light, it lives very well in semi-shade.
CLIVIA MINIATA, FLORIDA WHEN IT’S COLD
If you have a shady garden, give it color by planting clivias. You will see how, suddenly, everything lights up! Its leaves are like ribbons of deep dark green and its flowers are orange. It also blooms in winter , so even in the colder months they give color to the gardens.