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Top 10: The best houseplants for every homeowner

Jana Randall is a busy mother, loving wife, and active career woman from Arizona. In her free time, Jana writes to cover topics on home, living, and pets, while also working full time and blogging. As interests, Jana enjoys reading, wr...

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Give the gift that keeps on giving to either yourself or a friend by choosing one of these awesome houseplants meant for anyone on your list. Whether you want something to help better your air quality, lower your maintenance needs or bring safety for children and pets, we've got the plant for you.

Top 10 houseplants for pets


Gerbera daisy

Although not easy to grow, the Gerbera daisy wouldn't hurt a fly.


African daisy

A pretty flower, the African daisy is nontoxic to pets.


Spice orchid

Nontoxic to both dogs and cats, this is safe for a multipet household.


Corn plant

Nontoxic and very tolerant, this plant can deal with owners who forget to care for it.


Lady's slipper

She may have many names, but whatever you choose to call her, this plant is safe for pets.


Blue Echeveria

A small and popular plant, the blue Echeveria won't hurt a kitty or a puppy who stumbles upon it.


Money tree

Although proven nontoxic, it is advised that animals are still taught not to chew on the money tree.


Japanese Aralia

The Japanese Aralia is not only safe for pups and cats, but even horses can be around this plant.


Cast-iron plant

A slow grower, the cast-iron plant can withstand any house pet.


Button fern

An easygoing fern, she's safe around the furry kind.

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