8 Hardy Home Décor Plants Suitable For Cold Winter Times

November 25, 2022


Some gardeners may experience anxiety during the cold winter months. Your plants can thrive in the warmer months, but they quickly perish in the bitter cold of winter. It's probably because you didn't pick a hardy enough kind; there are plants that can survive freezing temperatures all winter long. Here, let Plant Story suggests 8 plants that will thrive in the colder winter months and double as lovely ornaments for your home.

1. Spider Plant/Airplane Plant

Because of their versatility and resistance to drought, spider plants are a popular houseplant choice. Spider plants thrive in warm conditions and thrive at temperatures between 15°C and 25°C. As long as the temperature is above 5°C, it can spend the winter without harm, and since it doesn't need a lot of light, it can make it through the dark winter months. It blooms at temperatures between 20°C and 24°C, and it can easily produces spreading branches. In winter, the plant can continue to develop regularly and produce leaves and blooms if the ambient temperature is kept above 12°C. Likewise, if the temperature is too low, its growth may be inhibited or it will go into a dormant state. Soil requirements for spider plants are low; they do best in sandy soil that drains well and is rich in nutrients. It doesn't need a ton of light to thrive; in fact, medium light is all it really needs.

Spider plants are perennials that purify the air around them naturally. However, the humidity issue in the room is of more importance when caring for Spider Plant. In the winter, indoor air can get extremely dry, therefore it's important to regularly mist the area with water. Spider Plant will appear stronger and oily green if humidity is increased. You may create the illusion of more room in your home by hanging a spider plant, it is definitely a good home décor.

2. The Clematis

Despite its fragile appearance, clematis can endure temperatures as low as -20℃ and still thrive. Clematis requires a lot of light throughout the winter so it may survive and prosper; if you raise it on a balcony and give it enough exposure to sunlight, it will quickly cover the entire wall. Clematis requires a porous container in which to thrive. Also, the soil needs to be light and airy. By doing so, root respiration will be promoted. When in full bloom, clematis are a sight to behold. The fact that it grows upwards makes it a fantastic accent piece. It can develop into a floral screen if given enough time.

3. Snake Plant

With the arrival of winter, snake plant can finally begin to recover. Will your snake plant finally flower? In order for a snake plant to thrive, it should be put in bright indirect light and given only a moderate amount of water. In a range from 20°C to 30°C, the snake plant grows well. It can also survive when temperatures drop to a chilly 5°C throughout the winter. Nonetheless, don't let the temperature consistently below 5°C for too long, otherwise the plant's base will rot and the entire plant will die.

Although it is a succulent, snake plant is not a tiny plant and has a dramatic appearance. In particular, when the plant is positioned on both sides of the TV cabinet, it can elevate the aesthetic of the living room.

4. English Ivy/Ivy

Although ivy is an extremely tough plant that can survive temperatures as low as -7°C or -8°C in the winter. But it will stop growing once the temperature decreases below that point. As long as it stays above -12℃, though, it will be fine. More sunlight, less watering, no puddles of water in the pot, and barely damp soil are all acceptable throughout the winter. The ideal temperature range for ivy growth is 20–25 ℃. Because it is more sensitive to heat, more attention should be paid to air circulation and cooling throughout the summer.

In the same way, a single ivy plant can produce numerous offspring after being properly nurtured. Currently, ivy is thought to be the most effective plant for absorbing formaldehyde, and its air-purifying properties are widely

5. Monstera

Want to keep a big patch of green in your room over the winter? You can't go wrong with monstera. Although it is a tropical plant, it prefers shade to direct sunlight. Water it sparingly in winter so that the roots don't rot. As long as the temperature does not drop below 0°C throughout the winter, monstera can grow vigorously. With its green leaves, it has a reputation as a foliage plant. It is also a symbol of good health and longevity, thus it is a fantastic present for friends and relatives.

6. Cast Iron Plant/Common Aspidistra

Cast iron plan is well suited for winter care and can adapt to cold and dry weather. It grows well when temperature is around 10-25℃, its growth can be promoted in a warm environment. It has a strong ability to resist cold and can be safely overwintered in winter above 0℃. Our indoor environment tends to be dry in winter, cast iron plan can also tolerate drought.

7. Pilea Cadierei‘Aluminium plant’

The leaves of an aluminium plant have tiny white spots that look like ice crystals. Its favored green and white leaves are striking. It is best to grow an aluminium plant in a warm, humid climate between 15°C and 25°C, on a sandy soil with plenty of room to spread its roots. Aluminium plant are cold-resistant up to around 5°C. It can tolerate a fair amount of shade, but we should keep it away from strong direct sunlight. In the summer, the planter goes in the south window, and vice versa in the winter. If the light is too dark, the color of the leaves will fade; if sunlight is too strong, the leaves will be burned.

8. Pilea Peperomioides/Chinese Money Plant

Pilea peperomioides grows well in the temperature range of 10-25°C, but it does not require high temperatures, so it can grow well in winter. The overwintering temperature should not be lower than 5°C.

Pilea peperomioides can be cultivated hydroponically or in soil, half water and half soil is also possible. It is easy to see from this that pilea peperomioides is one of the best green plants to keep. It is a symbol of wealth and prosperity.

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