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Peace Lily

Peace Lily

Peace lily or Spathiphyllum is the most common house plant

  • Peace Lilies have white flowers that bloom in early summer and then continue to bloom the rest of the year. Its soil needs to be kept moist without overwatering. Peace lilies enjoy medium to low light. 
  • According to NASA’s study, this plant removes the maximum number of toxins. 
  • It is however toxic to dogs and cats. 
  • Pollutants purified - benzene, formaldehyde, trichloroethylene, xylene, toulene, ammonia. 

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Florist's Chrysanthemum

Florist's Chrysanthemum

Florist's chrysanthemum or Chrysanthemum morifolium is a perennial plant that belongs to the Asteraceae family. 

  • Their vibrant colors splash liveliness and joy wherever it is grown. The "Festival of Happiness" in Japan celebrates the flower. They are also called ‘mums’ and they start to bloom in early autumn.
  • According to NASA’s study, removes the maximum number of toxins, like Peace lily.
  • Pollutants purified - benzene, formaldehyde, trichloroethylene, xylene, toluene, ammonia. 

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Jeff Cox

“The garden is a love song, a duet between a human being and Mother Nature.” 

JEFF COX

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English Ivy

English Ivy

English ivy or Hedera helix is an evergreen climbing plant that can climb up to 20 to 30 meter on trees, walls and cliffs. 

  • It avoids exposure to direct sunlight, and also provides dense shelter and cooling effect in buildings during the summer. 
  • It is grown as an ornamental plant. 
  • It is toxic to dogs and cats. 
  • Pollutants purified - benzene, formaldehyde, trichloroethylene, xylene and toluene. 

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Snake Plant

Snake Plant

Variegated snake plant or Sansevieria trifasciata of 'Laurentii', is also called mother-in-law's tongue. 

  • It is a hardy indoor plant. It grows straight and in a serpentine manner. It has yellow or silvery-white stripes on the leaf margins. 
  • It can tolerate low lights and irregular watering but not overwatering. 
  • It is toxic to dogs and cats. 
  • Pollutants purified - benzene, formaldehyde, trichloroethylene, xylene and toluene. 

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Walter Scott

“Nothing is more completely the child of Art than a Garden.”

WALTER SCOTT

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Devil's Ivy (Money plant)

Devil's Ivy (Money plant)

Devil's ivy or Epipremnum aureum is also called "Money Plant" or "Golden Pothos". 

  • This popular house plant is easy to grow, and it’s long, trailing stems can grow on. 
  • This plant does not die out quickly. The stems themselves become the roots in the soil. 
  • It is toxic to cats, dogs and horses. 
  • Pollutants purified - benzene, formaldehyde, xylene and toluene. 

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Flamingo Lily

Flamingo Lily

Flamingo lily or Anthurium andraeanum is a flowering plant species belonging to the Araceae family. 

  • This beautiful plant can change the aesthetics of the room. It can be kept on the study table. 
  • It has beautiful wax like shiny, heart shaped flower bracts. 
  • It is toxic to cats and dogs. 
  • Pollutants purified - formaldehyde, xylene and toluene. 

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“The home gardener is part scientist, part artist, part philosopher, part ploughman.”

JOHN R. WHITING

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Dracena

Dracena

This genus has more than 120 species of trees and shrubs under its belt. 

  • Some of its species were studied by NASA for their air purifying effects. It can tolerate sparse watering. They have long, wide leaves and commonly found in offices and homes. 
  • Red-edged dracaena or Dracaena marginata can purify benzene, formaldehyde, trichloroethylene, xylene, toluene. 
  • Pollutants purified - benzene, formaldehyde, trichloroethylene, xylene and toluene.

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Palm Trees

Palm Trees

Palm trees belong to the family of Arecaceae. It is extensively cultivated. 

  • There are around 2600 species known so far. 
  • Palms not only provide shade and aesthetic beauty, their foliage also help purify the air. 
  • Palms are generally non-toxic to pets. 
  • Pollutants purified - formaldehyde, xylene and toluene. 

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No two gardens are the same. No two days are the same in one garden.

HUGH JOHNSON

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Boston Fern

Boston Fern

Boston fern or Nephrolepis exaltata 'Bostoniensis' is also called fishbone fern and tuber ladder fern. 

  • Ferns are generally 50 to 250 cm long and 6 to15 cm broad. The edges appear serrated. It is a hardy popular house plant, often found growing in hanging baskets. 
  • It is non-toxic to pets. 
  • Pollutants purified – formaldehyde, xylene and toluene. 

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Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera has found its way into the homes owing to its medicinal uses. 

  • It does not have stems or it has very short-stems. The leaves are thick and fleshy. It is grown as an ornamental plant. 
  • It cannot tolerate frost or snow. 
  • It can resist many insects and pests, however, they are susceptible to mealy bugs, spider mites, and aphids. 
  • It is toxic to pets.
  • Pollutants purified - benzene, formaldehyde.

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Dorothy Frances Gurney

…One is nearer God's heart in a garden Than anywhere else on earth.

DOROTHY FRANCES GURNEY

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