Having indoor plants is the simplest way to bring nature into your home. It doesn’t matter if you work at the top of a skyscraper or live in an apartment block – you can grow your own urban garden indoors with pot plants or beautiful macrame plant hangers.
Experts at The Atrium, a nationwide plant delivery service focused on bringing you the best plants for your urban garden, have rounded up six plants to help liven up your home or office this winter.
This is one of the most handsome and easy-going ferns you can own. His giant star shaped leaves dangle on long graceful bracts. He’s not only a looker, but also a recognized air-purifying plant. If you’re new to ferns, this is a good one to start with as its pretty fuss-free to care for and doesn’t need constant moisture or high humidity.
This plant is both unusual and virtually immortal. He’s striking architectural that will add visual drama in the brightest of spots, or the shadiest. He doesn’t need much water and is one of the best plants to purify the air! Sansiverias emit large amounts of oxygen at night, helping you to sleep better. It’s also a great plant to have in your bedroom. Sansiverias originate from the drier regions of southern Africa, Madagascar and southeast Asia.
Originating from the Caribbean, Rojo Congo is super chilled, demanding very little in the way of attention. He just likes to sit back and show off his strikingly large leaves. Rojo Red’s leaves are a spectacular red when emerging, darkening to a rich jungle green.
This is one of the most beautiful houseplants around with its cascading heart shaped leaves, flecked with silver. Trail them around a bookshelf or windowsill, or let them dangle from a shelf or plant stand. The Satin Pothos is also really easy to care for! The Pothos is a NASA approved air-purifying plant. *The Pothos can be toxic to pets & small children if ingested.
The Fiddle Leaf fig is a wonderful indoor plant because it’s easy to grow, looks exotic and has extra large leaves. First discovered in West Africa, Ficus lyrata has undergone extensive hybridization to create the perfect house plant, sought-after around the world.
Also known botanically as Scindapsus aureum, the pothos Marble Queen is one of the most popular houseplants around. It’s not hard to see why – her cascading tendrils and white marbled leaves are a sight to behold. Trail them around a bookshelf or windowsill, or let them dangle from a shelf or plant stand. The Marble Pothos is also really easy to care for! The Pothos is a NASA approved air-purifying plant. *The Pothos can be toxic to pets & small children if ingested.
All plants mentioned above are available on The Atrium’s online store, subject to availability. Deliveries nationwide.
Compiled by Features Writer Savanna Douglas