7 Sun-Loving Houseplants That Can Take The Heat

Homiful.com -- If you live in a warm tropical climate where the sun can be scorching  all day long, you have to choose the right types of plants. Most people complain that their plants wilt quickly. Hot weather can be a contributing factor. That's why, it is better to choose houseplants that are not inferior to sun attack. What are those? Find out in 7 Sun-Loving Houseplants That Can Take The Heat.

1. Caktus


Cactus, a popular desert plant, it loves sunlight and is drought tolerant. This is a plant that will give a firm statement in your home or yard. When you forget to water it and take care of it regularly, there is no need to worry. The leaves will turn into thorns to reduce evaporation when the weather is very hot. You only need to water it at least 2 times a month. 

2. Century Plant (Agave Americana)


If you need one large plant to fill your yard, a century plant can be an option. The whitish green leaves with thick and pointed shapes will give an attractive and unique look to the yard. Plants that are hardy even though they have been exposed to sunlight for a long time. When the dry season arrives, you don't need to worry agave will die. It is a champion of heat-and-dry-resistant plants

3. Madagascar Periwinkle


Planting a Madagascar periwinkle (Catharanthus roseus) will make your home feel alive. This plant has beautiful colorful flowers that entertain the eyes. Moreover, this Madagascar plant also has a good adaptability to hot weather.

4. Bougainvillea


Bougainvillea is a very easy houseplant to grow and care for. This plan does not require much water and is resistant to sun and heat. The beautiful flowers can bloom heavily. So dense, you can even set up a bougainvillea as a shade for a pergola in your backyard.

5. Crowns-of-thorns (Euphorbia milii)


In summer or dry it is quite-difficult to get fresh, beautiful blooming flowers. However, not so with euphorbia milii. It has sharp thorny stems and beautiful red, pink to yellow flowers. This plant can live well in dry condition, without making the flowers look wilted. It's a good choice to brighten up your garden in dry season. 

6. Sansevieria


Don't forget the sansevieria or snake plants. This plant is so popular as it can live long and is drought-tolerant. Sansevieria, you can plant it indoor or outdoors. It will grow happily in full sun. You can expose the plant to up to 6-8 hours of bright light for maximum growth.

7. Silver cock's comb (Celosia argentea)


Have you ever seen this plant? This plant is known as the silver cocks's comb or the plumed cockscomb. Native to the tropics and prefers growing in full sun. Planting it in the yard with 6-8 hours of direct sunlight will make the plant happy. The purple, unique flower also refresh your yard.

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Author : Yeni
Editor : Munawaroh
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