If you have a room that has enough amount of sunlight, then it’s important for you to choose the right plant that thrives even in hot conditions. Adding greenery to your room adds some beauty to your space and all the plants shown in this article works perfect for your hot room.
Even if you don’t have time for the sun soaked paradise vacation, you can easily recreate the feeling with lush, tropical plants that will bring paradise to you.
- Meyer Lemon (Citrus X Meyeri):
Meyer lemons are hybrids and are slightly sweeter, juicer when compared with the standard supermarket lemons. It produces clusters of white flowers that fill your room with heavenly sweet fragrance and the best part about it is this tree blooms around the year.
Apart from all these things, meyer lemons works perfect addition to an especially warm and sunny indoor spot when grown as houseplants and reach around 5 feet tall. Maintain temperature of 65F through 85F for its best growth and production of flowers and fruits.
Grow this tree in 5 gallon draining container filled with a rich, well drained potting mix and water it when the top of the soil feels dry. During spring season, use liquid fertilizer and mist several times weekly with water to create humidity.
- Umbrella Tree (Schefflera actinophylla):
Umbrella trees fits perfectly for any sunny room, it gets its name from the glossy green leaves containing up to 16 and 12 inch leaflets that radiate outward and resembles just like umbrella.
This tree can grow up to 15 feet tall which makes it a great plant for larger spaces and with its good looks, it catches everyone’s eye. It is also a hardy and low maintenance plant that thrives easily in 65F and 90F temperature.
- Kalanchoe (kalanchoe blossfeldiana):
Kalanchoe is native from Africa and Madagascar, is a succulent that grows well in any type of environment. It produces clusters of small, pointed peated flowers in colors of red, orange yellow and is highlighted against the glossy, dark green and fleshy edged leaves.
Kalanchoe is a great choice for a lazy or black thumb gardener due to its hardiness and low maintenance requirements. It requires fast draining soil like cactus mix and requires water only when the top of the soil is dry enough.
During growing season of springtime through summer, make sure to feed it with liquid fertilizer and avoid it during fall and winter. You can propagate new plants by planting the fleshy leaves.
- Spider Plant (Chlorophytum cocmosum):
Spider plants are one of the easiest plants to grow indoors and require very low maintenance. If you want to add some greenery to a hanging basket, then look no further than a spider plant. It has long flowing foliage which is either bright green or variegated in stripes of white or green that exactly looks like a spider hub.
It even produces small white clusters of flowers that eventually develop in to spider babies. Place this plant in an indoor location with temperatures ranging between 65F and 90F and indirect bright sunlight. Make sure you planted it in the drain container will well drained potting mix.
Always keep the soil moist during growing season and water it only when the top of the soil feels dry. Check the soil twice before watering it every time.
- ZZ Plant (Zamioculcas zamiifolia):
Zz plant grows well in all warm conditions, it is stemless plant but its glossy green leaflets lining the petioles which rise from the centre rhizome in an alternative arrangement, gives it appearance of forming in z shape.
It has unique arrangement of leaves that adds an interesting appeal where ever it is used indoors. It makes a perfect choice for lazy gardeners because it is hardy and requires low maintenance.
Even its feeding needs are low, you need to fertilize twice yearly using liquid fertilizer.
- Weeping Fig ( Ficus Benjamina):
This is one of the most popular indoor plant and known for its graceful, slightly arching branches. It can survive in any type of conditions in your home and require low maintenance. Placing it near your door or windows will make it a nice appearance for the people who enter in to your home.
- Boston Fern:
Boston fern is another good choice plant for green thumb gardeners. It can easily grow quite large which makes an impression in a room.
This plant is ideal for any hot room including bathrooms and areas with soft and natural sunlight. It even removes toxin gases from the air when placed indoors and gives us purified air.
You can place this plant anywhere your home, but make sure to feed it with the right fertilizer during its growing season. Water it once in a week or whenever the top of the soil is dry enough to touch.
- Tree Philodendron (Philodendron Bipinnatifidum):
Tree philodendron is native from tropical areas of South America. It can easily thrive in hot conditions and produce huge, glossy green leaves which are divided in to sections that grow 30 inches long and 24 inches wide, even when it is placed indoors it can easily grow up to 8 feet tall.
The long stems and large leaves arise from single trunk that easily develops hanging rootlets which will attach to a structure for climbing. Place this plant in a big container, it will get so prepared for a philodendron to take up some space. Adding this plant in your hot room will certainly add lush tropical and jungle appeal.
Fertilize this plant every month with liquid fertilizer and cease feeding during fall and winter. It is low maintenance plant that produces robust growth when situated in preferred indoor conditions.
- Crown Of Thrown (Euphorbia Milli):
Crown of thrown gets its name from the thorny stems resembling the thorny crown Christ wore. Even though its thorn-lined system may make you think it is as a cactus, it is a succulent and can easily thrive in dry, sunny and hot location inside the home.
It bright green freshly leaves cover thorny branches that even remove toxin air around us and make sure to wear gowns while pruning. This plant blooms around the year with colorful showy bracts in color of red, pink or yellow and grown up to 2 feet tall.
Grow this plant in well drained soil and place it in a sunny location where temperature ranges from 65F and 85F.
- Tropical Hibiscus( Hibiscus Rosa Snensis):
Tropical hibiscus is a beautiful plant that blooms year around and the selection in flower colors are almost endless. The blooms can be a mix of colors pink, purple, white, red, orange or yellow. The blooms of this plant are either single or double and are quite showy against the dark green glossy foliage.
This is a plant that adds colorful and tropical feel wherever placed with the shrub filled with large flowers that can easily reach up to 6 inches diameter. Adequate light is essential while growing this plant indoors, so you must choose a place where it gets minimum of 6 hours of sunlight like south facing window.
- Croton (Codiaeum Variegatum):
Croton brings color to your space year around with its leathery foliage which includes smooth and glossy shapes curly, long, thin, oval and oak leaf shaped ranges in color mixes of yellow, red, pink, green and orange.
Croton can easily grow around 3 to 4 feet tall when grown indoors. It should be grown in a rich, well drained potting mix and feed monthly during spring through summer with water soluble houseplant blend. These are tropical plants that require humidity, so mist with water several times weekly or pot on a tray of pebbles.
- Fishtail Palm(Caryota mitis):
Fishtail palm tree is another wonderful plant that grows easily in warm and humid climates. Its common name comes from its long green and divided triangular shaped leaflets that resemble the tail of fancy goldfish.
It grows around 6 feet tall and 3 feet wide which makes it a stately addition to large, sunny indoor spaces with temperature 65F to 85F. Fish palm plant is hardy and low maintenance plant that will bring an eye catching and tropical appeal for years to come.
For best results, grow this plant in containers with bottom drainage and in rich well drained soil. It prefers bright light and grows well in southern exposure. Water it when the top of the soil is dry and feed monthly with liquid fertilizer once in a month.