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Kangaroo Paw Indoors

Kangaroo Paw Indoors (Anigozanthos hybrid)

Unlike many houseplants that need humidity to thrive, this selection can easily handle the dry winter air often found in heated homes. An enchanting Australian native plant with velvety tubular flowers that resemble a kangaroo’s paw bloom for a very extended period.

Lace Flower Vine

Lace Flower Vine (Alsobia dianthiflora)

A beautiful trailing mass of velvety-soft, gray-green foliage. Produces charming white flowers with fringed-petals from spring into summer. Low maintenance and tolerates some neglect. A good plant for beginners or anyone seeking a plant that looks pretty without a lot of attention.

Lavender Indoors

Lavender Indoors (Lavandula species)

Lavender has been prized for its herbal uses over the years, but it is also wonderful for simply adding beauty and fragrance indoors. A standard ingredient in potpourri blends. The foliage and flowers are easy to dry for use in crafts or for creating sachets to tuck in dresser…

Lemon Cypress Indoors

Lemon Cypress Indoors 'Goldcrest' (Cupressus macrocarpa)

Goldcrest Cypress packs big pizzazz for a dwarf shrub. Its lovely pyramidal form and vibrant chartreuse foliage are a terrific decorative accent indoors or out. As an added treat, the foliage has a refreshing lemony scent that adds a light touch of fragrance to a room. Growing…

Lenten Rose, Christmas Rose, Hellebore Indoors

Lenten Rose, Christmas Rose, Hellebore Indoors (Helleborus)

A wonderful change from the typical blooming plants available in the winter season. Hellebore’s beautiful glossy foliage and charming, rose-like flowers are a breath of spring. Hellebores originate in Asia and Europe and history is rich with stories and legends surrounding this…

Lepismium

Lepismium (Lepismium cruciforme)

A rugged epiphytic cactus that can be found growing among the trees in South American jungles. Very easy to grow, they require only minimal watering and a regular supply of bright light. This is a species that does very well in a hanging basket or planter where the stems can cascade…

Lipstick Plant

Lipstick Plant (Aeschynanthus radicans)

Lipstick plant gets its common name from its narrow flower buds that resemble lipstick emerging from a tube. The ideal location for this plant is somewhere the foliage can be allowed to cascade, such as in a hanging basket or on a plant stand. This Southeast Asian native adds a…

Lucky Bamboo, Ribbon Plant

Lucky Bamboo, Ribbon Plant (Dracaena sanderiana)

Long revered in the ancient tradition of Feng Shui, this plant is well suited to modern homes and lifestyles. While not a true bamboo, Lucky Bamboo truly is an attractive, easy care houseplant. Give it a place of honor on a tabletop, shelf or mantel to best appreciate the beauty of…

Macho Fern Indoors

Macho Fern Indoors (Nephrolepis falcata)

The gracefully arching, big fronds of a Macho Fern provide a bold and lively display when used to decorate a room. Ferns thrive on humidity, so daily misting in winter months and a gravel and water-filled saucer beneath the pot in warmer months are highly recommended.

Madagascar Palm Indoors

Madagascar Palm Indoors (Pachypodium lamerei)

Madagascar Palm is not a true palm, but a succulent plant native to South Africa and the island of Madagascar. The plant produces a single spiny trunk topped by a spray of long narrow leaves that give it the appearance of a small palm tree. Very decorative with a unique,…