These extremely popular, undemanding, houseplants is one of todays 'it' plants. They grace the pages of magazines and instagram. They prefer lots of bright filtered light and should be kept away from drafts. They grow outdoors in a sub-tropical climate and should therefore be kept indoors or on a protected patio in the Western Cape.
Snake plants, sometimes referred to as mother-in-law's-tongue, are some of the toughest plants you can find. They are one of the best plants to clean indoor air, especially for people with allergies. Whether indoors, in your garden or on your balcony, these spiky beauties lends themselves to being grouped with other plants for striking contrast.
This medium to large tree fern from Australia is single-stemmed, with a tall trunk and an umbrella-like crown of large fronds covered in prickly hairs. This fern does best in shady, wind protected areas.
This stunning rubber plant grows sculptural deep-green leaves from a thin central trunk. The Rubber Plant is easy to care for and will be happy in any bright room and is sure to make a statement due to its height. *Toxic to cats and dogs
When grown indoors, the plants are normally pruned to keep them in the 1 - 2m range. This lovely variety of the weeping fig known as the Ficus Benjamina displays an architectural braided stem. An impressive plume of dark green glossy leaves giving a wonderful canopy effect. The Benjamina need a well lit position in the home or office to achieve best results.
A compact, low maintenance choice that can be used both indoors and outdoors. Unlike other philodendron, this is not a climber, instead it grows in a mounded shape, often becoming wider than it is tall.
Snake plants, sometimes referred to as mother-in-law's-tongue, are some of the toughest plants you can find. Whether indoors, in your garden or on your balcony, these spiky beauties with green and silver leaves can put up with almost anything. .
75cm H x 30cm W
Long Leaved Fig | Ficus Binnendijkii 'Alii' (Twisted Stem)
Crispy Wave is a lovely tender evergreen fern with bright green, pleated and sword-shaped leaves. The high air purification qualities make this fern an ideal indoor plant for home or office. Prefers medium indirect light. Easy to care for.
60cm H x 45cm W
Medium, indirect light
Green Flame Fern | Microsorum Punctatum 'Green Flame'
The foliage of this stunning fern looks like emerald green flames. An easy to care for houseplant, but do water regularly. Ideal for a window sill with filtered light or a humid spot in the house or office.