If you're looking to bring the beautiful freshness of nature into your home, then this section of house plants could be for you. Coming in a variety of shapes and sizes, house plants make a wonderful addition to any home. Like all plants, each variety of indoor plant has certain conditions and location preferences to help them thrive, including some sheltered outdoor spots so you can really accentuate that indoor outdoor flow with some imagination.
Native. A selected form of the 'Hen and Chicken' Fern that has luxuriant thick and shiny green fronds. Makes a striking ground cover plant for shady situations. Looks good group planted beneath established trees. Likes the shade and nice moist humus rich soil. Protect from frost. Evergreen.
Habit: Clump forming Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 100cm x 50cm
An unusual 'Palm' with a fat swollen base that increases with age. This base is topped off with a mop of branched green foliage that curves backwards reminiscent of a pony tail. Can be grown outdoors but must be protected from all frost. Good drainage is also essential. Evergreen.
Habit: Upright Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 1.2m x 1m
Spider plant. Long strappy vareigated foliage of green and cream make this much loved house plant a great selection for filtered light areas in the garden or for hanging baskets. Named after the small offsets that hang from long stems resembling spiders. Evergreen
Flower Colour: White Habit: Clump forming Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 30cm x 40cm
Ivy. Fast growing, vigorous and self-clinging. This is a useful plant when quick coverage of unsightly areas is needed. Glossy, broad, fresh green foliage always looks good and responds well to a trim. Tolerates just about anything. Evergreen.
Habit: Spreading Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: Ground-cover
A beautiful indoor plant that can be grown in very sheltered, dry, warm climates outdoors. The large leathery, glossy, heart shaped leaves can develop eyes which are referred similar to swiss cheese. Leaves can grow to 90cm across on long stems.
Atom, great in pots or the garden. Forms neat clumps with medium-size indented glossy green leaves. For best growth, plant in light shade to partial sun. Tropical appearance. Ideal subtropical for tub plantings. Maintenance free. Likes well drained conditions. Evergreen
Xanadu, great in pots or the garden. Forms neat clumps with medium-size indented glossy green leaves. For best growth, plant in light shade to partial sun. Tropical appearance. Ideal subtropical for tub plantings. Maintenance free. Likes well drained conditions. Evergreen
Mainly grown for the tropical effect that the foliage gives to planting schemes. The broad, glossy, green foliage whorls attractively around long stalks. Happy in sun to light shade in soil that does not completely dry out in summer. Will not tolerate frost. Ideal as a container plant. Evergreen.
Habit: Compact Est. Hgt/Wdth in 7/10 yrs: 80cm x 80cm