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The Most Popular Plants For Apartments In Lafayette

December 17, 2021
Blue and green apartment at Union Street Flats.

You may call them “houseplants,” but these vegetation can thrive in apartments also. Plants add color to your rooms, enhance air quality, lighten your feelings, and make you feel close to nature when you can’t travel outdoors to experience your scenic community. The top plants for apartments in Lafayette don’t want a lot of upkeep. If you want a few topiaries or succulents around your space, these easy-to-care-for plants are a great present for your apartment.

The Top Plants For Apartments In Lafayette With Low Light

A bedroom with a plant in the corner in 116 apartments.

Your apartment flow was created for human beings but notalways vegetation. If your room doesn’t bring in lots of natural light, you can find plants that grow in low light conditions. Spider plants are popular, low-maintenance plants that don’t demand a lot of natural light. These plants feature slender spiky leaves that propagate by sending out “spiderettes,” or tiny versions of themselves that trail off of the host plant. They look perfect on high shelving that give the leaves space to hang down. Spider plants are pretty hardy and only require water when the soil dry out. They also like small pots, so you don’t have to prune them on a day-to-day basis.

One of the top plants for apartments in Lafayette is the peace lily. These pretty plants have elegant dark green leaves and classic white flowers. They rise taller than they are wide and don’t require a lot of sunlight, so you can park one in any corner of your apartment. They also don’t need much water and will tell forgetful caretakers that it’s watering time when the drop leaves.

The Best Apartment Plants That Shouldn’t Need A Lot Of Water

A kitchen with succulent plants on a counter in Echo Park Bloomington Apartments. 

If you’re busy working, traveling, or experiencing your apartment community’s many amenities, you might fail to remember to water your leafy friends. To avoid killing your plants, go with cacti and succulents. These arid plants only need to be watered once a week in warm months and less during colder months. Put them in a cactus and succulent soil and rock mix and put them in a sunlit space like a bedroom window sill.

Cacti and succulents are very stylish as home decor accents. You can order them in many difference colors, shapes, and sizes. Place your cacti and succulents in decorative terracotta pots or hanging terrariums, or put in several kinds in a large pot.

The Best Plants For Cleaning Your Inside Air

Spacious living room with plants in The Verge Luxury Apartments.

Invisible substances from general dust and indoor things can accumulate in the environment in your apartment. You’ll feel better with live plants like snake plants and pathos. They eat up contaminants from the air and give off cleaner oxygen back into your rooms.

Pothos are leafy plants with lengthy stalks that want to spill over the corners of shelving or hanging baskets. They excel in almost all lighting with scheduled watering.

Snake plants have firm, pointed leaves that grow up and down. They diverge with other houseplants if you want to group a few types together. Snake plants should resist a bit of abandonment and demands not much natural light or water, meaning that they are difficult to kill.

Your Plants Can Come Home To Precedent Flats

Precedent Flats has a great apartment for you and all of your plants! Come see our Leasing Specialists to find out about our spacious layouts, exciting amenities, and welcoming community. Just dial 765-771-7085 or book a tour to meet your new home.