7 hardy plants for the serial plant killer

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Got a serial plant killer in your life? Check out these indoor and outdoor plants that are so hardy they can survive just about anything or anyone.

 

Indoor plants:

1. Zanzibar Gem

Known to ‘thrive on neglect’, the Zanzibar is a low-maintenance plant that is drought-tolerant – it can survive weeks without water and can tolerate low light areas. Just pick a spot in the house with adequate lighting and water every two weeks.

Keep in mind: this plant is toxic to pets if ingested.

2. Philodendron Imperial Green

A popular variety that is Ideal for the failed plant parent, situate this beauty in bright, indirect light and let it add a pop of green into your living space.

Keep in mind: this plant is toxic to pets if ingested.

3. Monstera Deliciosa

With broad green leaves that split, this eye-catching plant is easy to keep happy. Place it in bright, indirect light, give it some water and watch it grow.

Keep in mind: this plant is toxic to pets if ingested.

Outdoor plants:

1. Zamia furfuracea

Commonly known as the cardboard palm, this hardy plant is perfect for both dry and coastal gardens. It will thrive in both full sun and partly shady conditions.

Keep in mind: this plant is toxic to pets if ingested.

 

2. Philodendron Xanadu

Perfect for the South East Queensland climate, get that tropical look in your garden with a Xanadu. It’s easy to grow and flourishes in full sun to partial shade.

Keep in mind: this plant is toxic to humans and pets if ingested.

3. Cordylines

Add a pop of colour to your garden. Once established, these lush plants need very little care.

Keep in mind: this plant is mildly toxic to pets if ingested.

4. Bromeliad

Drought tolerant, this vibrant plant is the perfect low-maintenance addition to the garden and is pet friendly.

Need these plants now? We have all these plants and more in-stock at STEPS Nursery. Call 5458 6023 for enquiries or drop into our little oasis located at Ulm Street (south), Caloundra.

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