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15 houseplants for improving indoor air quality

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varieties of Sansevieria This is a useful start of photos for the many hybrids of this trouble free plant. The old name 'Mother-in-Law's Tongue' just didn't have the positive tone it deserves!

varieties of Sansevieria This is a useful start of photos for the many hybrids of this trouble free plant. The old name 'Mother-in-Law's Tongue' just didn't have the positive tone it deserves!

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A clump of mother in laws tongue (Sansevieria trifasciata) at the front door sets the modernist tone for the rest of the garden. Photo - Annette O'Brien via The Planthunter

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"Dream Team's" Portland Garden Garden Design Calimesa, CA Plants shown here: Dichondra argentea ‘Silver Falls’ (silver ponysfoot), Tradescantia pallida ‘Pink Stripe’ (spiderwort), and Sansevieria trifasciata (mother-in-law’s tongue).

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12 houseplants that can survive even the darkest corner

Sansevieria Trifasciata This plant is good for your respiratory and immune system. It helps to reduce headaches and high blood pressure. Like aloe, it produces oxygen and removes carbon dioxide from the air at night. Your slumber will definitely be more restful with Sansevieria Trifasciata in your bedroom. This plant requires almost no care. Light helps its growth, but it does fine in the darkness too.

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Botanical Inspiration: Sansevieria trifasciata

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Snake plants. "Forgetful gardeners: Snake plant (Sansevieria trifasciata) – this is found in woodland and forest margins in tropical west Africa and the Congo, so it tolerates low light and dry conditions. This one thrives upon neglect." Sounds like something even I might be able to keep alive!

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