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Indoor plants water drainage from the shower floor to keep your bath/shower/tub

clean &, clear. The water enters the plant in the form of mist and

transfers the plant nutrients &, water throughout the plant in liquid form

that is absorbed by the plant leaves which are then carried through the

stomata, which look like little mouths on the plant leaves.

Ceratotheca Aurea

C. Aurea produces

vibrant clusters of very small, blue-green flowers in spring. It is

the only non-spiny, deciduous cactus known to repel aphids! This variety

has an unusual and fascinating spines pattern that looks quite wonderful

on many types of indoor plants. C. Aurea blooms throughout the year.

Dwarf

Height:

12" to 14" wide

Blooms:

Blue-green or white flowers

This cactus has small clusters of 1/4 to 3/4 inch globes of spiny,

orange-yellow blooms on its wiry stems. It's a beautiful color change

from blue to orange and is always refreshing to look at. In the spring,

it also has small blue-green spines that form a fantastic design.

Fusion

Height:

12" to 14" wide

Blooms:

Yellow flowers.

Fusion is another beautiful cactus with small, white flowers that turn

bright yellow when you get close. Although it does not tolerate bright

full sun, it does well in bright indirect lighting. Its growth is steady

and its small size can blend easily into most plants, windowsills,

and even small indoor tubs. It should be planted in a pot of 3/4 or

5/8 inches in diameter. This cactus needs regular, but not constant,

watering. Although it is sensitive to high temperatures, Fusion tends

to do well in rooms not as warm as the rest of the house. It can also

be moved outside in the summer.

Lobivia

Height:

14" to 20" wide

Blooms:

White, pink or pink-orange

Lobivia can grow as large as 18 inches in diameter and almost 1/2

inch thick. It's a beautiful green and gray cactus with white,

pink or pink-orange flowers. As it grows, it develops small

blue-green spines. When it's new, its flower color is green, but as

it ages, it tends to change to a yellowish color.

The white flowers and yellow-green spines look amazing together.

When paired with another, it makes a bold, eye-catching statement in

the center of the room. Lobivia can get large if left undisturbed.

In fact, it doesn't need much attention at all once it gets going.

It needs water, but not enough to drown the plant. This cactus likes

full sun to part shade and will require more water when it's hot.

Although lobivia can grow in the house, it prefers warmer rooms. It

can be kept in a small pot, but in the summer months, place it in a

larger pot so the plant will have room to spread out.

Lobivia will tolerate temperatures up to 90 degrees F. but will

prefer it warmer than that. For the house, the temperature should be

set around 60 degrees F.

Cholla

Height:

2 to 6 feet

Blooms:

White, pink, or yellow

Cholla is a large, green cactus. When it's new, the leaves are

purple or dark blue, but as they grow and mature, they turn a yellow

or white color. When the stems are covered with cholla flowers, it's

a gorgeous combination that can't be beat.

Cholla looks great in a window and makes a statement. It needs

some water, but not too much. The average temperature of a cholla

room should be 75 to 85 degrees F.

Ocotillo

Height:

2 to 4 feet

Blooms:

White, pink, or yellow

Ocotillo is a large cactus that has red or pink flowers.

When you see this cactus flower, you will notice that the flowers are

very large and are shaped like bells. It's not unusual for an ocotillo

to bloom twice a year.

Ocotillo is great in the house. The temperatures in a home can be

low, but they are seldom too high. Ocotillo thrives in a room with

low to medium light. Ocotillo also does not like cold drafts.

Prickly Pear Cactus

Height:

4 to 8 feet

Blooms:

White or pink

Prickly pear cactus has thorns on the stems that can be up to

four inches long. These cacti have an extremely prickly exterior

and can be difficult to walk on. But what makes the prickly pear

cactus great for home decor is its beautiful pink or white flowers.

Prickly pear cactus will grow in a room with medium to high

light. The temperatures in a home should be between 50 and 65 degrees

F.

This cactus should be watered regularly and fertilized once a

month. Prickly pear is easy to take care of because you don't need

to worry about bugs.

Yerba Mate

Height:

Up to 7 feet

Blooms:

White, pink, or red

Yerba mate is a perennial cactus. These cacti are great for the

house because they don't need much to grow. Yerba mate is a great

stress reliever because it is soothing to the throat and also very

relaxing. These cacti are great for rooms with low light. They

thrive with very little water.

If you enjoy fresh air, a room with medium to low light levels

would be perfect for yerba mate.

You don't need to worry about bugs with these cacti.

Fruit Cactus

Height:

5 to 7 feet

Blooms:

White, pink, purple

Fruit cacti need plenty of sun to flourish. Their prickly

exteriors can be difficult to walk on, but they do have beautiful

flowers. A room with medium to low light levels would be perfect

for fruit cactus.

These cacti need ample sun to grow. A room with very low light

levels would be suitable for them.

You don't need to worry about bugs with fruit cacti.

Pepper Trees

Height:

10 to 14 feet

Blooms:

White, pink, red

Pepper trees need plenty of water to thrive. Like the other

peppers, they need ample sunlight to grow. Pepper trees also have

beautiful flowers. You don't need to worry about bugs with these

plants.

A room with medium to low light levels would be perfect for

pepper trees. They do require frequent watering.

Your family won't have a problem growing any of the plants in

this book in your home. Just follow the instructions listed in

each chapter and you'll soon see them sprout in your home.