A guide to the Peace Lily

Also known as the Spathe Flower or White Sails, the Peace Lily is a truly unique and delightful indoor houseplant. As an excellent air-purifying plant, the Peace Lily has become a popular choice for offices and homes. With those wonderful white flowers, you can see why! The bright, green leaves make this beauty really stand…

How to care for the Chinese Money plant

Also known as Pilea Peperomioides, the Chinese Money Plant is an eye-catching green beauty that has become one of the most loved plants around the world. This plant is a member of the stinging nettle family (don’t worry – it won’t sting you!) and is super easy to look after. This remarkable little plant is…

Plant Care for our Best-Selling Houseplants

To celebrate Houseplant Appreciation Day, we’ve written a little blog on how to care for your greenery. There couldn’t be a better time to give your green beauties a bit of extra attention.  Plant care doesn’t take too much of your time and most of our fab range is easy to care for but we know it can be quite frustrating to see one of…

Air Purifying Houseplants

Plants not only look great, but they are also known to clean the air around you. Yes, they are actually that amazing! We are super excited to see that air-purifying plants have been a bit of a hot topic over the past few months. It is indeed fascinating that so many plants have air-purifying qualities!…

All about the Calathea: aka Prayer Plant

We thought it was about time we wrote about one of our all-time favourite houseplants, the gorgeous Calathea. It is a pet-friendly, air-purifying plant that moves around during the day and night, showing off its beautiful leaves.

The Beautiful Bird of Paradise | Strelitzia

The Strelitzia Nicolai, also known as the Bird of Paradise, Wild Banana Plant and Crane Flower, is without a doubt one of our favourites here at The Little Botanical. This striking plant with its huge green leaves is simply fabulous. It truly is a must-have member of our big house plant collection. We’re so excited…

The Astounding Areca Palm

The Areca palm is a stunning indoor house plant commonly used to brighten any interior. It’s especially good at making a big impact. This plant gives off that tropical feeling you normally only get from holidays, as its leaves resemble palm trees. As you can imagine, this makes the Areca Palm very popular amongst plant-lovers…

xl ficus elastic rubber plant in grey pot on plant stand next to bureau

The Resplendent Rubber Plant: all you need to know about the Ficus Elastica

Ficus Elastica, otherwise known as the Rubber Plant, is a plant species in the fig genus and is native to South Asia. It’s also known as the Rubber ficus, Rubber fig, Rubber tree, Rubber bush or Indian Rubber tree. Ficus Elastica is part of the same family as Ficus Lyrata and Ficus Benjamina. They are…

Ficus Benjamina in dark grey pot on shelf next to Calathea in dark grey pot

The Wonderful Weeping Fig

Most commonly known as the Weeping Fig, Ficus Benjamina is a species found in the Moraceae genus that we stock here at TLB in our Big House Plant Range. It’s also known as Benjamin Tree, Java Fig, Small-leaved Rubber Plant, Ficus Tree and Tropic Laurel. If you want one to fill even more of your…

Large Fiddle Leaf Fig in Ceramic pot

The legendary Fiddle-Leaf Fig

Most commonly known as Fiddle-Leaf Fig, Ficus Lyrata or Banjo Fig is without a doubt one of the most popular houseplants in the world. The hashtag #fiddleleaffig boasts just under 200,000 posts on Instagram. Similar and fun-filled alternatives such as #fiddleleaffriday and #fiddleleaflove are also highly popular. Also known as Ficus Lyrata bambino, this plant…