27 Jul '11, 11am

5 Sculptural Houseplants for the Design Enthusiast What plants do you like to grow at home?

5 Sculptural Houseplants for the Design Enthusiast What plants do you like to grow at home?

" imported from China grows most successfully with indirect light -- but since the plant will move toward the sun, you can adjust it and slowly turn it to achieve the coiled look that makes this plant so popular. Another bamboo benefit: The stalks will grow with roots surrounded by rocks or pebbles -- dirt isn't required, although it is a better option -- so you can choose a base color that complements your decor 2. Peace Lily Photo: audreyjm529 /Creative Commons The rich, glossy green leaves of the Peace Lily are eye-catching enough on their own, but when you add in the blooms -- crisp white leaves that provide a contrasting background for the dark center flowers -- the effect is undeniably gorgeous. The plant will thrive in low light or bright light -- although you get more flowers if you give it more sunshine -- and does best in a house with average temperature and humi...

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