There once was a time when fake plants looked tacky because, well, they looked fake. These days you will be hard-pressed to find the difference. Now artificial plants not only look more realistic, but they also look modern and chic, besides the obvious benefit of being much easier to care for. (A little dusting, maybe?)
Here are our favorite artificial plants that are sure to add a pop of green and beauty to your space for a long time to come.
A variety of uses
This indoor artificial ivy vine is very easy to set up and take down, with 24 strands of greenery, each one 78.7 inches long. If you’re looking for simple and polished hanging vine decor, the JPSOR Artificial Hanging Plant may be what you need. The leaves are silk and the stems are plastic, and you don’t have to worry about the color fading. This faux hanging vine is both practical and versatile. The leaves require very little cleaning and are long-lasting, plus the vine itself can be shaped in a variety of ways, which is helpful for different occasions and environments. You can’t really go wrong with these multipurpose silks.
Easy to clean
Whether you’re looking for room décor or a unique way to partition your space, this majestic, 45″ W x 6.5′ T artificial palm tree provides both beauty and functionality. The Nearly Natural Cane Palm Silk Tree is an attractive addition to almost any indoor setting you want to spruce up, and it’s so easy to care for. A well-appointed tree can add texture and ambiance to your space. Multiple trees can help strategically divide a room. Coming in a sturdy planter, this silk cane palm tree will surely enhance your room, patio, or office space.
Built to last
Never worry about watering your plants again with this indoor/outdoor 5′ T Areca palm tree.This low-maintenance faux palm will look great in any corner of your home, office, patio, or other indoor/outdoor space. Ideal for those who want the timeless appeal of tropical foliage in their environment without the challenge of maintaining it. Made from quality, sturdy materials, this pretty plant is built to last. It can be moved easily and with minimal dusting can last you for years.
So many options
At 9.5″ T and 3.56″ W, these three cheery little plants will brighten any shelf, coffee table, desk, or kitchen counter. Lifelike and carefree, these faux eucalyptus plants are made from quality plastic materials and are safe for indoor and outdoor use. The pots are crafted from paper pulp but lend a rugged, distressed look in natural neutrals that blend well and complement nearly any décor. The Der Rose Eucalyptus Plants are a cinch to clean and they won’t fade. A fun gift or housewarming idea, these little potted plants are perfect for that family member, friend, or college student who loves plants but has trouble keeping them alive – or remembering to water them.
For any space
These high-quality faux hanging plants boast 160 leaves each and come in a set of three. For those wondering whether artificial foliage truly exists that’s both versatile and beautiful, the answer is yes, and it is found right here. Perfect for hanging in your home, outdoor area, or party space, their use is virtually unlimited. These hanging plants are easy to take care of and look wonderful for special occasions or everyday living. They won’t fade in the sun and are waterproof, too, in case a little rain blows in under the patio roof. No more paying the neighbor kids to water your hanging plants while you’re on vacation. These will still look good when you get back.
Mary O’Connell is a contributing writer to Florida Travel & Life, an online brand that inspires active, affluent travelers, providing them with insider information on discovering the best of Florida. Informative and engaging, the website showcases travel destinations, arts and cultural venues, vibrant dining scenes, recreational activities, the great outdoors and the revitalized real-estate market. Mary loves the beach and mountains, and all the accoutrements that come with them.