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Bird's Nest Fern

Bird's Nest Fern (Asplenium nidus)

Less ferny than many of its relatives, the species nidus has long, broad leaves with wavy edges rather than finely cut fronds. A beautiful bit of green décor for bathrooms as it does well in the humidity common there.

Blue Star Fern, Gold Foot Fern

Blue Star Fern, Gold Foot Fern (Phlebodium aureum)

A large fern with sturdy, arching fronds that does well in bright light indoors, or full sun to dappled shade outdoors. Ferns bring pleasing texture and a sense of movement to arrangements of broad-leaved houseplants. Perfect for filling and softening corners or accenting entryways.

Bolivian Jew Indoors

Bolivian Jew Indoors (Callisia repens)

A vigorous, easy to grow houseplant with a trailing growth habit. Place where the vines can fall freely or trail along a shelf for the best effect. Very low maintenance.

Bonsai

Bonsai

More than any other houseplant, Bonsai "bring the outdoors in" with their skillful miniature recreations of landscapes and ancient trees. You can almost feel the breezes blowing and hear the leaves rustling!

Boston Fern Indoors

Boston Fern Indoors (Nephrolepis exaltata)

Boston Ferns are a top houseplant choice for their lush foliage that looks great with any décor. They 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.

Bougainvillea Indoors

Bougainvillea Indoors (Bougainvillea species)

Bouganvilleas are easy to care for and add a tropical touch to interiors or outside on the patio or porch. They come in a variety of brilliant colors. The flowers are actually very small and inconspicuous; it is the colorful modified leaves, called "bracts" that produce the fabulous…

Bromeliad

Bromeliad

Scientifically Bromeliads come from broad range of genus with wide ranging habits and sizes. In the houseplant category, Bromeliad usually refers to plants that seem to grow on air, clinging to rocky surfaces or bits of moss and wood. These types need good air circulation and warm…

Bush Schefflera, Arboricola, Hawaiian Umbrella Tree Indoors

Bush Schefflera, Arboricola, Hawaiian Umbrella Tree Indoors (Schefflera arboricola)

A shrubby or tree-like houseplant often called Umbrella Tree for the way the leaves are clustered in umbrella-like arrangement. Schefflera may initially drop leaves as they adjust to a new setting, but really are vigorous and easy-care plants. They may be pruned to control height or…

Butterfly Plant, Arrowhead Plant

Butterfly Plant, Arrowhead Plant (Nephthytis podophyllum)

Arrow to heart shaped leaves make this a nice selection for mixing with plants with simpler foliage. Most varieties have some variegation to the leaves, adding a spark of brightness with their green and white contrast. Watering should be reduced in winter months.

Cacti and Succulents Indoors

Cacti and Succulents Indoors

Cacti and succulent plants are perfect for bringing the warmth, color and texture of plants indoors with a minimum of attention needed. They can often go for weeks on a single watering and regular supply of bright light. Plants are available in an array of unusual forms, textures and…

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