Add A Touch Of Color To Your Home With These Pet-Friendly Houseplants

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Having houseplants can clash with being a pet owner with some of the most beautiful houseplants posing a potential hazard for pets. A simple compromise to this problem is getting pet-friendly houseplants and holders to protect your furry family.

The lipstick plant (Aeschynanthus radicans) comes in many varieties and is named after the flower buds that peek out from darker red tubes. When given enough light, these plants bloom throughout the year and are a great option for hanging or wall-mounted plants.

The bird’s nest fern features long wavy leaves and is easy to care for with easy maintenance for newbie plant parents. This low-maintenance fern requires low to bright indirect light that needs to be watered weekly. If the leaves seem to start wilting, check to see if the soil is dry and water if needed. Bird’s nest ferns don’t grow too fast so they won’t take up too much space.

A pilea plant better known as the Chinese Money Plant is gaining popularity for its unique coin-shaped leaves. This plant can easily be overwatered and is recommended to underwater that is safe for cat-friendly homes.

The burro’s tail (Sedum Morganianum) plant looks like a combination of a succulent and a vine that requires little maintenance. This unique succulent requires little watering, plenty of sunshine, and good drainage that will help keep the plant healthy for a long time. This cute indoor houseplant is safe for cats and dogs.

Another option to keep your pets safe is using plant holders that keep your pets out of reach from plants. You can display your plants with hanging pot holders and wall-mounted potters that utilize traditional plant holders.

Author: Karli Wallace

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