As I mentioned in the Rue article, plants are an essential element of home decor. House plants bring the outside in, add a splash of color and texture, but most importantly create healthy homes. These all natural air purifiers not only give off oxygen, but some varieties are known to remove harmful chemicals such as ammonia, benzene, formaldehyde, and xylene. In addition, indoor plants can even decrease stress while boosting mood, memory, concentration. A win, win, win right? But, sometimes selecting the right plant can be overwhelming so here are some simple tips to keep in mind:
Below I’ve rounded up my top 5 best indoor plants. These are plants I incorporate in my own home because of their purifying properties and low maintenance.
Photos by Julia Robbs // Styling & Interiors by Cristin Priest