Beautiful House Plants

Houseplants not only beautify our homes, but soak up indoor pollutants—so introducing one of these stunning specimens truly is a breath of fresh air.



Photography by Cathy Pinsky

Tropical Punch
Miniature pineapple in black cachepot, $55 at H. Carlson Florist (625 Dobbs Ferry Rd, White Plains 914-684-6084)

Succulent Morsels
Assorted echeveria in contemporary ceramic bowl with ice stones; only needs water every three or four months, $175 at Nilsson's Flower Shop, Inc. (41 Wheeler Ave, Pleasantville 914-769-1311; nilssonsflowershop.com)


Zen Elegance
Yellow Phalaenopsis orchid in lava rock with kiwi vine; price upon request at Greenwich Orchids (573 Bedford Rd, Bedford Hills 914-763-4600; greenwichorchids.com)

Winter Blooms
Helleborus is the classic “Christmas rose” that produces single white flowers with yellow stamens in winter and early spring. Plant in 6-inch pot, $30; Campo de Fiori Aged Trojan Centerpiece pot, $75 at Mariani Gardens (45 Bedford Rd, Armonk 914-273-3083; marianigardens.com)


Like a Lollipop
Eugenia Topiary in 6-inch pot, $45; Ecri Pot Vase $65, both at Mariani Gardens (45 Bedford Rd, Armonk 914-273-3083; marianigardens.com)

Island Imports
Guzmania bromeliad (from the Greek for "hidden flower") in 6-inch pot, $30; Lava stone moss flower pot from Bali, $1,200, both at Mariani Gardens (45 Bedford Rd, Armonk 914-273-3083; marianigardens.com)


Off the Vine
Angel vine in antique wood container with trellis, $75 at H. Carlson Florist (625 Dobbs Ferry Rd, White Plains; 914-684-6084)


Feathery Fern
Frosty Fern in Chinese pot with stand, $60 at Rosedale Nurseries, Inc. (51 Saw Mill River Rd, Hawthorne 914-769-1300; rosedalenurseries.com)


Make a Point
Faux bois fiberglass trough with assorted agave, $185 at Perennial Gardens (414 Old Post Rd, Bedford 914-234-9677; perennialgardensbedford.com)


Sweet and Sour
Eureka lemon tree in square pot, $1,500 at Mariani Gardens (45 Bedford Rd, Armonk 914-273-3083 marianigardens.com)


Jaded
Jade bonsai with stand, $32 (without stand, $22) at Perennial Gardens (414 Old Post Rd, Bedford 914-234-9677; perennialgardens bedford.com


We See a Pattern Here
Multi-hued rex begonias in footed antique wood bowl, $125 at H. Carlson Florist (625 Dobbs Ferry Rd, White Plains 914-684-6084)

 

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