HOUSEHOLD PLANTS Poisonous pot plants include azalea, dieffenbachia (dumb cane), lillies, mistletoe and philodendron
Now, a visitor stepping off the elevator is greeted by light filtering through the old glass and an urban grove of philodendron
, palms and anthurium growing nearly as tall as the 12-foot ceiling.
Those especially good at removing toxins include azaleas, bamboo palm, chrysanthemums, spider plants, aloe vera, English ivy, elephant ear, philodendron
, pathos and peace lily.
But instead of chemical plants, it's the lush vegetation of philodendron
, Joseph's Coat and |Grape Ivy that surrounds 20 employees of a new ICI offshoot called Industrial Efficiency Systems
and Buddleja (butterfly bush) gave the team a lot of texture and foliage per plant--a smart money-saving idea.
Opposite page: The wasp species shown here deposits its eggs on the female flowers of Philodendron
3% hydrogel with 6 days irrigation interval and in philodendron
Although evidently Neotropical in origin, the type species, Psydrothrips kewi Palmer & Mound, was described from a glasshouse in England damaging the leaves of the exotic Philodendron
sinuatum (Alismatales: Aracaeae) (Mound & Marullo 1996).
On a cold winter's day, even the lackluster, neglected philodendron
is seen in a new light, and the little African violet blooming on a sunny windowsill garners one's attention and admiration.
Hibiscus, Yucca, Philodendron
are most-suitable for warm centrally heated rooms; Azalea, Primula and ferns for cool rooms with occasional heat, and a sunny windowsill for Fuchsias and Impatiens.
Some of the more well-known members are taro, Anthurium, Dieffenbachia, Caladium, skunk cabbage, and Philodendron
Low light loving plants, such as pothos, philodendron
and snake tongue are great, but replicated artificial plants can really boost the impact of a naturalistic interior without any worry whatsoever, he affirms.