Bright Indirect Light Indoors

Plants that do well indoors typically have darker green foliage and don’t require much sunlight to photosynthesize.  The lighter green the leaf the more light they will typically need indoors.  These indoor succulents thrive in bright, indirect light particularly over summer. In winter they can handle some direct sunlight. Jungle cacti (trailing, hanging succulents) also fit into this category and are listed separately here.  Rooms that get lots of morning sun and early afternoon sun are perfect. Succulents that colour up in the sun, like jade plants, will revert to green indoors. 

Sansevieria cylindrica ‘Twister’ + Wave Planter 13cm

$59.00

BOTANICAL NAME_ Sansevieria cylindrica

AKA_ Twister

FEATURES_ Long, dark green, cylindrical leaves that can be twisted and plaited for effect or left to grow naturally.  A structural plant that is easy to look after and is happy in bright light to deep shade indoors and out.

PLANT PERSONALITY_ Twister. Big personality that bowls you over with their confidence.  Effervescent, colourful characters.

Peperomia polybotrya ‘Raindrop’ + Cement Planter 14cm

$59.00

BOTANICAL NAME_ Peperomia polybotrya (native to Central America + South America)

AKA_ Coin Leaf Peperomia, ‘Raindrop’ Peperomia

FEATURES_ Peperomia polybotrya, also known as the Raindrop Peperomia, due to the shape of its leaves which are large and waxy and actually store water.  The glossy leaves are a feature of this plant.

PLANT PERSONALITY_ This tropical, jungle cactus is lush and lovely and has a very sunny disposition.

PLANT PAIRING_ We have paired this glossy leafed succulent with a contrasting concrete tapered planter to emphasise the large glossy leaves and their shape.

Pilea peperomioides ‘Chinese Money Plant’ + Ceramic Planter 12cm

$49.00

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BOTANICAL NAME_ Pilea peperomioides (native to to southern China)

AKA_ Chinese Money Plant, Pancake Plant, UFO Plant,

FEATURES_ A remarkable indoor plant for beautiful, delicate greenery that branches from a single stem. Large, coin shaped foliage daintily floats off its own stem. Easy to grow and care for.

PLANT PERSONALITY_ Fits in. Lush, vibrant, bouncy and centred. Dainty and excitable. A great one for the novice indoor gardener, beautiful amongst terracotta and cactus or prettily adorning a girlish bedroom.

PLANT PAIRING_ We have paired this glossy leafed succulent with a coral cement planter to contrast the bright green of the leaves and pick up on the light pink colour in the stems.

Curio rowleyanus ‘String of Pearls’ + Ceramic Planter 12cm

$49.00

BOTANICAL NAME_ Curio rowleyanus (native to South Africa)

AKA_ String of Pearls, String of Beads, String of Peas

FEATURES_ A very attractive, trailing plant with plump spheres at intervals along the stem. Perfect plant to hook and hang, place on a shelf or suspend outdoors in a macrame pot hanger. A small macrame plant hanger is perfect for this plant.

PLANT PERSONALITY_ Part of the Daisy family so as pretty as can be when it produces little brush like, white flowers in summer. If you can’t afford a pearl necklace for your 30th Wedding Anniversary this is a beautiful living alternative. Perfect specimen for indoors and outdoors. Delicate and feminine, sitting on a shelf or swinging in a gentle breeze outdoors.

*Note: The plant shown is an indication of what you will receive. It will be a similar plant to the one shown here however the length of trailing stems will vary.

DETAILS_
Potted in an 12cm h x 12cm w glazed ceramic pot using a quality potting cacti + succulent-perlite-sand mix.

Sansevieria ‘Green Hahnii’ + Ceramic Planter 12cm

$49.00

BOTANICAL NAME_ Sansevieria trifasciata ‘Green Hahnii’

AKA_ Mother in Law’s Tongue, MIL, Snake Plant

FEATURES_ Short, compact, variegated form of Snake Plant. The perfect office desktop gift or plant for the coffee table, tablescapes and small spaces.

PLANT PERSONALITY_ Black Thumbs: Wannabe gardeners who kill everything. Great for beginners and inexperienced indoor gardeners.

Sansevieria cylindrica ‘Twister’ + Tapered Cement Planter 14cm

$59.00

BOTANICAL NAME_ Sansevieria cylindrica

AKA_ Twister

FEATURES_ Long, dark green, cylindrical leaves that can be twisted and plaited for effect or left to grow naturally.  A structural plant that is easy to look after and is happy in bright light to deep shade indoors and out.

PLANT PERSONALITY_ Twister. Big bold personality that bowls you over with their confidence.  Effervescent, colourful characters.

Aloe Vera ‘The Healing Plant’ + Ceramic Planter 10cm

$45.00

BOTANICAL NAME_ Aloe barbadensis

AKA_ Aloe Vera, Immortality Plant, Miracle Plant, Covid 19 Plant

FEATURES_ Aloe vera is an evergreen succulent that forms a tight cluster of leaves fanning up from the base. The leaves are green to grey-green, and can feature small white spots and short stripes on the upper and lower surfaces. Each leaf is thick and fleshy and has a run of short  thorns (not sharp) along each side. Aloe vera is also often grown for the medicinal properties of its leaves. The gel contained in the aloe vera leaves has soothing properties and is used to treat sunburn, and other skin conditions, as well as constipation and asthma.

PLANT PERSONALITY_ Goddess in sanskrit. Holistic, naturopathic and detoxifying.  The ‘plant of immortality’ according to Egyptians, it has been used it to treat infections and diseases for centuries. Cleopatra credited Aloe Vera as the source of her beauty.  The perfect get well soon gift for someone overcoming illness and poor health.

Haworthia ‘Zebra Plant’ + Ceramic Planter 10cm

$45.00

BOTANICAL NAME_ Haworthia, Haworthiopsis var.  Native to South Africa, Subtropical Climate.

AKA_ Zebra Plant, Zebra Cactus

FEATURES_ Haworthia Zebra plants get their name from the raised horizontal stripes on their leaves. Zebra plants are very attractive, rosette, clump forming succulents that live happily indoors and outdoors. Green to deep green, skyward, tapering leaves with horizontal white and green markings.  An easy to care for sculptural plant with its low growing, clumping form is perfect for indoor shelf or table styling.

PLANT SYMBOLISM_ Nothing is black and white, or in this case, green and white. There’s always more than one way of looking at things.  Strives for balance, acceptance and conflict resolution.

PLANT PERSONALITY_ For someone who loves company, is wildly spirited and very much an individual.  Has a good, balanced view of the world and people. Loves a challenge and is true to themselves.

 

Crassula ovata ‘Lucky Jade Plant’ + Cement Planter 10cm

$45.00

BOTANICAL NAME_ Crassula ovata

AKA_Money Plant, Lucky Plant, Jade Plant, Friendship Tree, Prosperity Plant

FEATURES_ There are several varieties of Crassula ovata including ‘Hummel’s Sunset’, ‘Crosby Compact’ and ‘Obliqua’.  They have similar branching stems and are generally distinguishable by the shape, colour and size of their leaves.  Hummel’s Sunset is the tricolour variety, Crosby’s Compact has smaller leaves that colour up in sun and Obliqua has green leaves.   We select from these varieties in the main whichever is available at the time of ordering.  All can be trained into a succulent bonsai and a feature is the stem which develops a shiny or aged patina over time. If you have a particular variety you are keen on, please let us know in notes at checkout and we will provide if available or otherwise let you know.

PLANT SYMBOLISM_ Crassula ovata (Jade Plant) is considered a good luck charm in China. Traditionally placed at the entrance of a home or business to encourage growth and renewal and future prosperity for the owners. In Feng Shui, place this plant east for health, harmony and scholarly pursuits, south east for wealth and luck, and west for creativity.

PLANT PERSONALITY_ This is a very popular corporate gift for colleagues, happy new house gift or luck with new business ventures. The adage goes, ‘A jade at the door, poor no more.’