As it flowers in many colors like white, pink, red, and yellow and also has attractive leaves, Begonia is commonly used as a house plant. These plants require warm conditions, and hence, avoid direct sunlight or complete darkness.
African Violets (Saintpaulia)
African violet, a herbaceous perennial plant is widely used as a houseplant for its long-lasting blooms of violet flowers. They grow well in sunshine (avoid direct rays) or even in artificial light.
This plant needs to be watered every two days. There are fertilizers available in the market specially made for African violets.
Peace Lily (Spathiphyllum)
Peace Lily, or White Sails, has large dark green flowers and beautiful white flowers. They grow well in low amounts of sunlight as well as darkness. Plant care includes regular, adequate watering and maintaining a specific level of humidity.
Amaryllis (Amaryllis belladonna)
Amaryllis, with its beautiful reddish flowers, is the best indoor house plant to sparkle and cheer up your room or office. It is advisable to plant only one amaryllis bulb in a single pot.
English Ivy (Hedera helix)
Many varieties of this plants are available, with leaves in different shades of green. These climbers can grow on rocks, windows or even horizontally when no support for trailing is available.
Spider Plants (Chlorophytum comosum)
The Spider plant is the most popular type of indoor house plant, because of its ability to grow in any condition and without daily care. You can grow them in hanging pots so that their shoots hang down.
They thrive in low or medium light, but avoid direct sunlight or cold conditions. Also avoid over-watering or using too much fertilizer. They are also said to be useful in keeping indoor air pollution in check.