If you want a unique plant that none of your friends already have, and you are limited by beginner-friendly options, look no further. The Oyster Plant, with the alternate names of “Moses-in-the-Cradle" or “Boat Lily”, is native to Central America. The leaves are green and purple, and blooms are white, resembling tiny oysters! Common usage is in outdoor landscaping, but this oyster plant can live in a flower pot indoors.
LIGHT: Medium indirect.
WATER: Water when top of soil is dry.
TEMPERATURE: Prefers heat, avoid placing near drafty windows or in temperatures under 65°F.
HUMIDITY: Prefer medium to high humidity.
SAFETY: Toxic to dogs, cats, and humans when ingested. Please be mindful before growing around pets or small children.
FERTILIZER: Option to use monthly during spring and summer.