The garden is always a fantastic world for children. Those bright green creatures, sometimes even blooming, can captivate the attention of any child, even from the very first days of life. The presence of green plants in a children's room, especially in modern apartments, is almost mandatory since they gather dust, soothe the child, fill the room with a pleasant aroma, and simply create the desired microclimate. But these flowers or ornamental foliage plants should not be poisonous, not emit a strong aroma, not cause allergies and not be prickly. Here, we suggest choosing 12 of the most suitable plants for kids.
It is an easy-care and unpretentious plant with beautiful ornamental leaves and small white flowers. There are many varieties of Sansevieria, which differ in the type of pattern on the leaves that grow well but love grooming and frequent wiping of leaves. This plant is able to purify the air, so it is simply necessary for the nursery.
The leaves of this tree secrete essential oils, due to which the air in the room is filled with freshness, lightness, and purity. In addition, it has an antimicrobial effect. The fruits and inflorescences of the Lemon Tree also have these properties. At the same time, essential oils do not have a pronounced odor, which allows the child to practically not feel the presence of a tree in the room, and this, in turn, does not interfere with falling asleep.
It's a vibrant flower with many varieties and species that determine the plant's appearance. Kalanchoe has a wide variety of colors, from white and yellow to red and even purple. The flower does not have a strong smell, is non-toxic, loves bright places, and is quite unpretentious.
This plant is able to purify the air, sucking in, like a sponge, all harmful substances and giving, at the same time, pure oxygen into space. This flower does not pose any danger if a child suddenly wants to chew it.
This flower can create a special comfort in the children's room, delighting others with small but very pleasant flowers, as well as leaves that are delicate to the touch. African Violets are absolutely safe plants that don't cause allergic reactions because they don't smell. Also, Violet is one of the least demanding plants, and a huge variety of varieties will allow you to choose the color of flowers and the size of the plant to suit your family's tastes.
Сypress has antibacterial properties, which allows it to kill fungi and bacteria in the air. In addition, it attracts dust like a vacuum cleaner and cleans the air.
This plant secretes essential oils that act as a filter, removing dust and bacteria from the room's air and positively affecting a child's lungs. Begonia is not against regular watering, but it is bad for spraying. It prefers well-lit places with indirect sunlight. On the leaves of Begonia, there is some pubescence, which is absolutely harmless and is not capable of causing injury to others.
It is also called the Christmas star because it blooms for this particular holiday. Some argue that it cannot be rearranged from place to place because it may not bloom after that. It is better to plant at home and test it experimentally because this flower deserves special attention since it blooms very beautifully.
This plant is also called the "Chinese Rose." This plant can grow up to 2 meters in height, therefore, it is better to put it in the nursery while still young. The Chinese Rose is not poisonous and does not have a strong aroma, but it blooms very beautifully with pink, burgundy, yellow, etc. inflorescences, while flowers can be either simple or double. This majestic plant can successfully take its place in the children's room while creating a unique coziness.
Not a poisonous plant and absolutely does not require intensive care, which can be placed in a children's room without any fear. Tradescantia has excellent decorative properties and is able to decorate any interior.
It purifies the air and fills it with phytoncides, which kill many pathogenic microbes. Peperomia develops well in the shade without losing its flowering properties. Plus, this plant can forgive any oversights.
The Peace Lily is a stunning plant that can boast flowers of unusual shapes. Spathiphyllum is able not only to purify the air but also to humidify it, and it is undemanding in terms of care. Moreover, it tolerates low-light conditions, and its purifying qualities and unpretentiousness make it a perfect choice for young families who want to keep their home green but do not have much time. This flower often lives in children's rooms to maintain an atmosphere of happiness and love.
Choosing a plant for a child is a very important stage in the life of adults. Parents should make sure that the flower or tree is absolutely safe and, at the same time, creates a certain comfort. Moreover, it should be explained to the child that this is a living plant that requires care and attention. If the child helps a plant, a plant will help him/her vice versa! The plant will purify the air, and the child (to the best of his ability) takes care of his pet. There simply should not be other alternatives for choosing a plant in the nursery, otherwise, it makes no sense to install it in the nursery at all.