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Not quite gardening...houseplant recommendation please

(6 Posts)
posey Mon 29-Nov-10 21:16:41

for an unheated, so cool but not cold, hallway please.
Thanks!

culinaryqueen Mon 29-Nov-10 22:21:44

For something attractive (with flowers) at this time of year, I'd go for a peace lily. I think they look quite exotic and feminine.

For something modern and more architectural, I'd go for a fern or spider plant (looks better than it sounds!). Leaves on either plant are very interesting and very easy to look after.

..added bonus, they are all said to be great detoxifiers in the home! Introducing a breath of fresh air, when outside is frrrrezzing!

Hope this helps.

posey Mon 29-Nov-10 22:26:16

Thank you very much!
It's a very boring, white, shared hallway so just want to add a bit of a personal homely touch.

TheFarSide Mon 29-Nov-10 22:26:40

Anything will do well in a cool hallway - it's central heating that plants don't like.

posey Tue 30-Nov-10 15:05:15

Ooh great, that's very helpful to know smile

nannynobblystockingnobs Tue 30-Nov-10 15:11:16

It also depends how well lit it is don't forget. Peace lilies hate direct sunlight and refuse to grow, so if it's partially shady/reflected/diffused light it'll be grand

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