Looking for something new to add different plants to your collection, you are reading the right post. In the post today, we’ve listed the 11 Beautiful Houseplants That Are Native to Australia that you can grow indoors for a distinct look. Plus, they are also tolerant of neglect and low-light conditions. So, whether you are good at gardening, you also grow them well.
Australia has plenty of native plants that can grow well indoors and here are some suggestions. The shape, size, and color of the leaves are so special. Growing them in your home surely brings natural beauty as well as gives your home a new life better. Like other houseplants, they can adapt to conditions easily and just require basic care from you. You’ll be able to find some in large chain stores, while others are available via specialists online.
#1 Cunjevoi Lily (Alocasia Brisbanensis)
The Cunjevoi Lily has large and glossy leaves that come in a deep green hue to bring a tropical look indoors. Remember that this plant is toxic so keep it away from your children and pets.
#2 String of Nickels (Dischidia Nummularia)
The String of Nickels has coins-shaped leaves on delicate stems and looks great when you hang it in baskets.
#3 Kentia Palm (Howea Forsteriana)
Kentia Palm looks simple but amazing with its graceful, arching foliage. For the best growth, you should plant it in partial shade, humidity, and cool conditions.
#4 Wax Vine (Hoya Australis)
Wax Vine produces large green leaves and has waxy foliage and star-like fragrant flowers.
#5 Umbrella Tree (Schefflera Actinophylla)
Umbrella Tree grows well in partial light and looks great with green leaves.
#6 Radiator Plant (Peperomia Leptostachya)
Radiator Plant offers several varieties with beautiful, smooth, and textured leaves. The plant does well in low to moderate light.
#7 Dragon Tail Plant (Epipremnum Pinnatum)
Dragon Tail Plant has arrow-shaped leaves that look a lot like monsters. If you bring them indoors, let’s provide support as it is a climbing variety and prune regularly.
#8 Tongue Orchid (Dendrobium Linguiforme)
Tongue Orchid is so easy to grow, it also offers beautiful fragrant white flowers.
#9 Tasmanian Blue Gum (Eucalyptus globulus)
Tasmanian Blue Gum has blue-green aromatic leaves to give appeal indoors. When growing, prune it regularly to keep in shape as it is a rapid grower.
#10 Moreton Bay Chestnut (Castanospermum Australe)
The Moreton Bay Chestnut has glossy pinnate leaves that look attractive in colorful containers. To keep the plant looking like a short ornamental tree, prune it regularly.
#11 Ant Plant (Hydnophytum Moseleyanum ‘Ant Plant’)
Ant Plant rows on trees where ants usually colonize and can grow up to 3-5 feet with fleshy leaves.