Purifying your air - which plants?

PLANT FILLED ROOMS CONTAIN 50-60% FEWER AIRBORNE MOULDS AND BACTERIA THAN ROOMS WITHOUT PLANTS

Plants add oxygen and purify pollutants from the air through the natural process of living and growing.

e.g. Dragon Tree Dracaena Marginata

They can help:

  • clean the air you breathe (removing carbon dioxide and some harmful toxins, e.g. emissions from synthetics in furnishing materials & electronic devices)
  • improve your concentration, tiredness, headaches
  • reduce noise (they are sound absorbing)
  • make environments look more welcoming (and expensive)

Try:

   
 

Gerbera Gerbera jamesonii                                Peace lily Spathiphyllum 'Lynise'        Chrysanthemum                  

 Kalanchoe                                                       Cactus Schlumbergera                     Prayer plant Maranta leuconeura         

  • Cactus or Aloe require little water
  • Calathea peacock plant or Dracaena dragon tree are air freshening
  • Peace Lilies, Spathiphyllum ‘Lynise’  are good in cool dark rooms
  • Gerberas or Chrysanthemums absorb more harmful toxins than many other plants

Other plants to try:

  • English Ivy Hedera helix

  • Spider plant Chlorophytum comosum

  • Rubber plant Ficus elastica

  • Areca Palm Chrysalidocarpus lutescens

  • Weeping fig Ficus benjamina

  • Heart leaf philodendron Philodendron oxycardium