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December 6, 2017

Houseplant of the Month – Amaryllis

Mention Christmas plants and one of the first to spring to mind is often the amaryllis, whose Latin name is Hippeastrum. And it's aptly this month's Houseplant of the Month. Available in a range of different colours including red, white, burgundy, pink, peach and orange, this festive flowering plant is…

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December 5, 2017

New Instagram Photo Competition | #UnderThePoinsettiaSpell

In celebration of National Poinsettia Day on December 12th, I’m delighted to announce a new Instagram Photo Competition, #UnderThePoinsettiaSpell! This festive plant comes in an array of gorgeous colours and looks wonderful as a cut flower arranged in floral designs. Post your images of your creati…

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November 3, 2017

Houseplant of the Month – Cyclamen

Providing a very welcome burst of colour indoors at this time of year is the Cyclamen. And it’s November’s Houseplant of the Month. This popular winter-flowering plant is a member of the primrose family (Primulaceae) and the particular species that has achieved houseplant status is Cyclamen persic…

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October 2, 2017

Houseplant of the Month – Pure Green

Isn't this year zooming past? I can't quite believe that it's already October! The beginning of a new month means that it's time for my regular houseplant series, Houseplant of the Month. And we're shining the spotlight on four botanicals with amazing air-purifying characteristics. These Pure Green p…

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September 5, 2017

Houseplant of the Month – Alocasia

Mention Alocasia and I immediately think about their distinctive heart-shaped leaves. Some people liken their form to arrows and even shields. This popular, tropical plant is September's Houseplant of the Month and to celebrate, a beautiful display has been installed at West Elm's flagship store in Lon…

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