At Nivtop Creations we are often asked what are the best Indoor Plants for a Florida Summer.

Florida summers are hot and humid, which can make it difficult to keep indoor plants alive. However, there are many beautiful and low-maintenance plants that can thrive in these conditions. Unlike most of the country Florida has some of the most tropical weather that can be experienced. For some plants, the hot and humid weather can be good. For other plants the very dry, conditioned air of interior spaces can be a death sentence.

Here are a few of our favorite indoor plants that can handle the fluctuating temperatures and humidity changes of your buildings entryway, foyer, lobby, or reception area:

Aloe Vera is a hardy plant that is resistant to both heat and drought. A bonus is its medicinal properties; many Florida residents know this plant is handy for soothing sunburns, cuts, and other skin conditions.

Indoor Plants for a Florida Summer

Snake Plant is another drought-tolerant plant that is perfect for Florida summers. It is also known for its air-purifying abilities, which can help to improve the quality of the air in your home.

Indoor Plants for a Florida Summer

ZZ Plant is about as low-maintenance a plant that you can get. This plant that is so easy to care for. It is also very tolerant of low light conditions, making it a good choice for rooms that do not receive a lot of sunlight.

Indoor Plants for a Florida Summer

Spider Plant is a fast-growing plant that is known for its air-purifying abilities. It is also easy to care for, and can be propagated easily from cuttings.

Indoor Plants for a Florida Summer

Peace Lily is a beautiful plant. The dark green foliage and the sharp white contrasting flowers will make any bland corner look better. It is also a good air-purifier, and can help to remove toxins from the air.

Indoor Plants for a Florida Summer

These are just a few of the many indoor plants that can thrive in Florida summers. With a little care, you can enjoy beautiful and healthy plants all year long.

Tips for Growing Indoor Plants in Florida

Choose plants that are suited to the climate. Not all plants will thrive in Florida’s hot and humid summers. Do some research to find plants that are known to do well in these conditions.

  • Water your plants regularly, but don’t overwater. Overwatering is one of the most common causes of plant death.
  • Fertilize your plants regularly. Fertilizing will help them to grow and thrive.
  • Provide your plants with plenty of light. Six hours of sunlight per day is needed to keep many of the plants listed happy, and healthy.
  • Keep your plants clean. Dust their leaves regularly to help them to photosynthesize properly.

With the experience and care provided by the team at Nivtop Creations, you and your clients will be able to enjoy beautiful and healthy indoor plants all year long. Learn more about our office plant solutions, Interior Landscaping and plant rental services at