Celebrating the spirit of spring with Thompson & Morgan
Thanks to the smashing blog at Thompson & Morgan, here are five of the company’s favourite houseplants to give friends and family this Easter…
The glamorous white spathes of the arum lily rise above glossy, silver-flecked leaves. Exotic-looking foliage remains attractive all year round, even when the plant is not in flower.
Traditionally associated with Easter, this beautiful plant makes the perfect centrepiece for any table, from £8.99.
Codiaeum variegatum var. pictum Mrs Iceton, better known as Joseph’s coat has striking technicolour foliage which eventually grows to 1 metre tall.
Large, oval, glossy leaves have mottled patterns in brilliant red, gold and green. Each evergreen leaf is different, creating a superb focal point in a warm conservatory or bright kitchen, £29.99.
Strelitzia reginae will transform any conservatory into a tropical paradise with vibrant orange flower heads, resembling exotic birds, on vertical stems up to 1.8m tall.
Large, grey-green foliage, reminiscent of banana leaves, form a handsome plant even when not in flower. Enjoy it on the patio over the warm summer months, £6.99.
Exquisitely scented, the elegant creamy-white, double blooms of Gardenia Deluxe are beautiful against its glossy dark green foliage.
This popular house plant brings a real touch of class and a gorgeous spring perfume to any room, £9.99.
From £5.99 from Thompson & Morgan
Also known as the Congo Cockatoo or the Parrot Plant, this rare and much sought-after tropical beauty is easy to grow. Its unusual flowers dangle like bright little exotic birds.
Growing to a height of 90cm, it makes a spectacular conservatory plant and will bring a sense of the tropics to a sheltered outdoor dining area all summer, £5.99.
All these Easter gift plants are available at www.thompson-morgan.com.