5 Statement HousePlants to Liven Up Your Space

The houseplants that you choose to have in your home can make a big statement. Styling your plants around your personality can transform and uplift your home. As houseplants are more popular than ever, we’re spoiled for choice! With so many shapes, sizes and colours we’ve picked a few to get you started.

1. The Monstera Deliciosa or Swiss cheese plant


The Swiss Cheese plant, (also known as the monstera) makes a big statement. They have become very popular due to the iconic, unique and tropical slits in their leaves.
This plant gives off a jungle-like feeling inside your home.If you place a moss pole into the soil, your Swiss Cheese plant will grow around the pole to make the most beautiful vines. How cool is that!
This means that with the right care they can grow very tall. For the full effect, place your Monstera in the corner of your living room. With some guidance, it will start climbing your walls.


2. Calathea



Calathea (pronounced cal-eh-thea-ah) plants or Prayer plants as they are sometimes known look like a work of art. There are so many different styles of Calathea. Each is more beautiful than the next. The calathea can bring lots of colour into a room and with so many styles to choose from, you can pick the right one for your home. These guys are such good statement pieces because of their patterned detail. They can be a huge focal point for your living room or bedroom.

3. Elephant Ear (also known as the Alocasia)



The Elephant Ear plant has a very unique look. This plant has a wide range of patterns to choose from including the Polly, Zebrina, and Gageana. The shape of this houseplant makes a bold statement especially if displayed in a hallway or landing. They certainly look very exotic and elegant. Plus, they’re a lot easier to look after than you think!

4. Long Hanging Vines



Hanging plants, such as the Golden Pothos we call Eddie, are stunning and stylish. Placing these plants over a fireplace or bookshelf gives a very elegant look. A trailing plant gives an indoor jungle vibe without being overpowering. Not only do they look impressive, but most trailing plants are fast growers as well. They are also one of the most commonly propagated houseplants, so you can have endless, beautiful foliage all over your home. Plus, most hanging plants don't need a lot of light to grow. They are perfect to place anywhere in your home. This statement plant has it all.

5. Kentia Palm (or Howea Forsteriana)



The Kentia Palm is quite a statement. Its luscious tropical leaves will brighten up your living room or hallway. The Kentia Palm is a slow grower and very easy to look after. The Kentia palm grows upwards rather than out, so you won’t have to worry about it taking up your entire hallway!

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