10 Plants Perfect for Your Rivermark Apartment - Rivermark Centre

10 Plants Perfect for Your Rivermark Apartment

March 12, 2024

In the heart of the Rivermark Centre, we believe that every space deserves a touch of nature’s beauty. Whether you’re a seasoned plant enthusiast or just dipping your toes into the world of botanicals, there’s something for everyone in this curated list of ten plants that are the perfect addition to any living space. From majestic trees to vibrant flowers, these plants are not only aesthetically pleasing but also offer a myriad of benefits for your well-being.

*Please note that some plants are toxic to animals while others are not. Double-check before bringing any plants into your space.*


Rubber Tree (Ficus elastica)

With its glossy, deep green leaves and impressive height, the Rubber Tree makes a striking statement in any room. Its air-purifying qualities ensure that you breathe easily while adding a touch of sophistication to your living space. This low-maintenance beauty thrives in bright, indirect light and only requires occasional watering, making it an ideal choice for busy schedules.

Toxicity: Mildly toxic to pets

Majesty Palm (Ravenea rivularis)

Majesty Palm Plant

Transport yourself to a tropical paradise with the majestic presence of the Majesty Palm. Not only does it evoke feelings of serenity and relaxation, but it’s also pet-friendly. Place it in a well-lit corner, and watch as its leaves sway gently, infusing your apartment with a sense of tranquility and warmth.

Toxicity: Non-toxic to pets

Meyer Lemon Tree (Citrus × meyeri)

Elevate your culinary adventures with the Meyer Lemon Tree, a delightful addition to kitchen spaces. Beyond its aesthetic appeal, this miniature citrus tree produces fragrant blossoms and tangy fruit, bringing a burst of freshness to your home. With adequate sunlight and regular watering, you can savor the joys of homegrown lemons year-round.

Toxicity: Toxic to pets


Aloe Vera

Embrace the healing power of nature with Aloe Vera, a versatile succulent renowned for its skin-soothing properties. Its leaves contain a gel-like substance that offers relief from sunburns and minor skin irritations, making it a must-have in any home.

Toxicity: Mild toxicity to pets

Christmas Cactus (Schlumbergera)

Christmas Cactus Plant

Add a festive touch to your home year-round with the Christmas Cactus. Known for its vibrant blooms that resemble holiday ornaments, this resilient plant brightens up any space with its cheerful hues. Keep it in a well-lit area and water sparingly to encourage prolific flowering.

Toxicity: Non-toxic to pets


Hoya Carnosa

Elevate your vertical space with the cascading beauty of the Hoya Carnosa. Its waxy, star-shaped flowers exude a delicate fragrance, while its trailing vines add an ethereal charm to shelves and hanging baskets. Place it in bright indirect light and water when the soil is dry to the touch.

Toxicity: Non-toxic to pets


Pothos Plant

Versatile and forgiving, Pothos is a staple for novice and seasoned plant enthusiasts alike. Its heart-shaped leaves cascade gracefully, making it perfect for adorning bookshelves, mantels or hanging pots. Enjoy its air-purifying prowess and resilient nature in various lighting conditions.

Toxicity: Toxic to pets



Infuse your home with tropical vibes courtesy of the vibrant Hibiscus flower. With its oversized blossoms in hues ranging from fiery reds to sunshine yellows, it’s sure to be a showstopper in any room. Place it in a sunny location and indulge in its exotic beauty with regular watering and occasional fertilization.

Toxicity: Non-toxic to pets

Peace Lilies (Spathiphyllum)

Peace Lilies Plant

Embrace serenity with the elegant allure of Peace Lilies, known for their glossy foliage and pristine white blooms. These low-maintenance beauties thrive in low to moderate light, making them perfect for brightening up shady corners. Keep the soil consistently moist but not soggy for optimal growth.

Toxicity: Moderately toxic to pets


Enliven your space with the cheerful hues of Geraniums, beloved for their abundant clusters of flowers in shades of pink, red and lavender. Whether adorning windowsills or balconies, these versatile plants add a pop of color to any setting. Place them in a sunny spot and enjoy their prolific blooms with regular deadheading and watering.

Toxicity: Toxic to pets

At the Rivermark Centre, we understand the transformative power of nature in enhancing your living experience. With our carefully curated selection of houseplants, you can elevate your surroundings, indulge your senses and create an atmosphere of unparalleled luxury and refinement. 

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