WillC said:@Omie - Am I dating myself?! What is a better way to describe it? Fine print? Does anyone ever read anything on paper anymore? Is reading obsolete?!! Yikes!
WillC said:Am I dating myself? Does anyone ever read anything on paper anymore?
purpleinopp said:If you can hang a pot right by the available window space that is left, there would be quite a few possibilities as long as there is nothing covering the window when the sun is up. If that's possible, please let us know. And how big is the still-glass area of the window?
Omie said:There's a difference between 'shade' and 'darkness'.
Plants growing in the shade of a porch or under a tree still get plenty of bright light but no sun, and shade-loving plants will do well in those cases. However, actual darkness is an environment where a shade loving plant may survive for a time but it will likely slowly dwindle and die.
Plants need a decent amount of light to photosynthesize and survive. You say there is "some daylight" in your room... but without a photo we are left guessing that it's not enough for a shade plant to thrive on.
You can use some type of full spectrum Grow Light to successfully maintain a plant in a dark room.
WillC said:There should be enough light that you could read newsprint in that location throughout the day without eyestrain. If it less than that, nothing is likely to survive for long.
Here are the plants that do well in low light.
Dracaena 'Janet Craig'
Dracaena Massangeana (Corn Plant)
Chinese evergreen (Aglaonema)
Snake Plant (Sansevieria)
Parlor Palm (Chamaedorea elegans)
Cast Iron Plant (Aspidistra)
WillC said: Is reading obsolete?!! Yikes!