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These 7 Weird Plants Will Add More Beauty to Your Indoor Space

Without giving a second thought, we bet you can quickly identify a snake plant, and pothos plants but what about venus flytraps, dolphin succulents, and living stone plants? Have you ever heard about these fascinating (bizarre!) houseplants?

Sonali Behera
Weird and unique indoor plants can add an unexpected beauty to any space
Weird and unique indoor plants can add an unexpected beauty to any space

Indoor plants have become increasingly popular in the recent years, not only for their aesthetic value but also for their ability to purify the air and improve overall well-being. While many people opt for common houseplants such as snake plants or succulents, there are also a variety of weird and unique indoor plants that can add an unexpected touch of personality to any space.

List of Weird Indoor Plants

Venus Flytrap
Venus Flytrap

Venus Flytrap

One of the most unusual indoor plants is the Venus flytrap. These carnivorous plants are native to the wetlands of the south-eastern United States and are known for their small, green leaves that are lined with sharp teeth and trigger hairs. When an insect lands on the leaf, the teeth close around it, trapping it inside. Venus flytraps are relatively easy to care for and can be grown in a small pot with a mixture of peat moss and sand.

Rhipsalis
Rhipsalis

Rhipsalis

Another unusual indoor plant is the Rhipsalis, which is also known as the mistletoe cactus. This plant is native to the rainforests of South and Central America and has long, thin stems that can grow up to several feet in length. The Rhipsalis is a great choice for hanging baskets or for draping over a bookshelf. It prefers bright, indirect light and should be watered sparingly.

Living Stone Plant
Living Stone Plant

Living Stone Plant

Although technically not stones, lithops, sometimes known as pebble plants, are peculiar blooming plants that resemble rocks, thus the name. What is the secret to home-growing these? Avoid overwatering them.

Stirring of Dolphins Succulent
Stirring of Dolphins Succulent

Stirring of Dolphins Succulent

Senecio peregrinus, often known as String of Dolphin, is one of the prettiest succulents known to man. It's an unusual animal-like type that grows some gorgeous, curving leaves that exactly resemble a pod of baby dolphins leaping. Additionally, String of Dolphins is a cross-pollination of Senecio rowleyanus (String of Pearls) and Senecio articulatus, just like other "String of" plants like hearts, bananas, turtles, and pearls (hot dog cactus). It can reach a maximum length of 3 feet and a maximum height of 15 cm (6 inches), which makes it look amazing pouring out of a hanging basket, cascading down over bookshelves, or even on the edge of a stair rail.

Rose cactus
Rose cactus

Rose cactus

Greenovia got its name because it resembles a rose, and there are green and pink types available. However, these succulents require far less maintenance than flowers; all you need to do is water the top layer of soil when it becomes dry.

Fishbone Cactus
Fishbone Cactus

Fishbone Cactus

The fishbone cactus (Disocactus anguliger) is a unique kind of cactus. This Mexico-native tropical epiphytic cactus is ideal for cactus enthusiasts who lack the proper circumstances to maintain the common desert varieties. It thrives in damp environments and performs well without direct sunshine. The fishbone cactus, also known as the zig-zag cactus, ricrac cactus, and orchid cactus, is cultivated for its distinctive, angular toothed stems. To properly appreciate your fishbone cactus' gorgeous leaves, place it in a hanging pot or planter.

Rex Begonia
Rex Begonia

Rex Begonia

Begonia rex is one of the most stunning and striking varieties of begonia among all others. These plants, sometimes known as painted-leaf begonias or fancy-leaf begonias, are distinguished by their variegated leaves. They usually have huge, up to 6-inch-long leaves that are vividly coloured in a variety of green, red, silver, and sometimes purple tones.

Conclusion

Many weird and unique indoor plants can add an unexpected beauty to any space. Whether you're looking for a carnivorous Venus flytrap, a long and thin Rhipsalis, a rose cactus, or an exotic rex begonia plant, there is a plant out there that will fit your needs and preferences. With a little bit of research and care, you can have a weird and wonderful indoor garden that will be the envy of all your friends and family.

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