These extremely popular 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.
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
'Cwebe' is a more upright version of 'Sprengeri' with very graceful, upright, arching fronds with long needle-like leaves. The young fronds are a very attractive copper colour. This is the only cultivar that does not like sun and should be grown in light shade.
These beauties are popular world-wide as indoor plants and very easy to care for. Well suited as potted plants as they don't grow very tall. They have a very distinctive look, with each new saucer-shaped leaf growing up and out from the crown of the plant. These saucer-shaped leaves can reach a diameter of 10cm.
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.
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.
This beguiling foliage plant will make a statement in any room. Audrey enjoys indirect light and moderate humidity; well suited to a home environment but be sure to keep away from heaters and cold draughts.
The tallest of the Yuccas, this one can grow into a large, upright shrub or small tree with sparsely branched trunks that thicken over time and resemble and elephant's foot. They make a dramatic landscape statement. Also widely grown in containers
A large plant with attractive foliage that can brighten any indoor spot. Striking sword-shaped leaves which are yellowish-green, with darker green striping and edges. "Song of Jamaica" is a dependable, easy-to-grow plant that needs only basic care to thrive.
A popular and easy to grow houseplant with heart-shaped glossy leaves. You can pinch your plant back to help it branch out, keeping the plant bushy and full. Or you can train it or trail it from a hanging basket.
Livistona rotundifolia is a very attractive and elegant palm with large, shiny, fan shaped leaves and thorny stems. Makes a beautiful indoor plant adding a tropical element to your living space with the added benefit of purifying the air.
Euphorbia trigona is a an exotic,easy care succulent that originates from West Africa. A wonderful, striking addition to any interior design, with it's upright stems and ridges of short-lived leaves and thorns.
*Toxic - not suitable for pets and small children.
Marginata are truly impressive as tall trees with multiple canes and hundreds of long, thin, green leaves, but they can also be used as a striking feature on your desk or table. The canes are often thick, twisted, and woody, making them a desirable “specimen” plant.
The Dracaena Compacta is a striking indoor plant, distinguished by its tightly compacted leaves surrounding its green stem. Dracaena Compacta are slow growing and slow to change their height and shape. The more light the plant receives, the greater the frequency the plant should be watered, and the lower the light, the less the plant should be watered.
An extremely low maintenance plant ideal for indoors and popular for its architectural foliage. Has slightly more compact, but still upright, bladed foliage with striking contrasted foliage. A superb air purifier for indoor spaces..
The Kalanchoe Calandiva is an evergreen, bushy succulent plant with glossy green leaves. The flower buds are large and produce flowers, which bloom for almost six weeks long. Flowers range from white, red, purple, pink and orange.
This Danielle is a graceful Weeping Fig with rich, dark green variegated leaves. It is perfect for a corner in the home or office. This simple, low maintenance houseplant will give you lovely, dense foliage and air-purifying, indoor greenery.
With its amazing colorful bloom girdled with a crown of deep green leaves, Bromelia does a good job in catching the eye. This exotic beauty comes in many shapes and varieties, and make a very interesting indoor plant. A bromelia plant has the uncommon characteristic of only producing a single flower, but the bloom lasts for three to six months.
These are robust, stocky plants. Perfect if you’re looking for a Sansevieria with all their easy-care qualities, but don’t have the space for one of the taller varieties. A superb air purifier for indoor spaces.
The ponytail palm makes an interesting desktop plant, considering that in nature, it's a full-size tree that can tower over homes. Indoors, these sweet little palms are often grown in shallow pots, with a tuft of strappy green leaves emerging from a bulbous stem that seems to erupt from the soil.
These popular houseplants will be of major value to your living room. Its eye-catching, waxy heart-shaped spates, breathes an exotic and tropical atmoshere. The Anthurium blossoms constantly, so that you always have a flowering plant. Popular with florists the world over.
A good shade tree with shining leaves that are leathery in texture and a rich, deep green colour. Only suitable for very large, subtropical gardens, as its vigorous root system is very invasive. Also a good container plant for indoor or outdoor use.
Beautiful chartreuse striped leaves that are narrow, pointed and spirally arranged on its stems. While this evergreen plant is slow to grow, it is the perfect houseplant. Just place it out of reach of pets as it can be toxic.
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 can put up with almost anything. .
Sprenger Asparagus has long, arching stems with short, soft, shiny, bright green needle-shaped leaves in bundles and bright red berries. Small hooked prickles along stems. This ornamental plant is popular in containers and hanging baskets, but can also be used effectively in landscaping.