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Plant-o-Pedia: Bird’s Nest Fern

A question we get a lot is ‘What fern can I keep alive’? While ferns are certainly not members of the easy-care club, Asplenium nidus, aka the Bird’s Nest Fern, is one that won’t turn sad and crispy instantly in the drier confines of the average home. With some attention to the humidity situation around it, […]

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Plant-o-Pedia: Bird of Paradise

The Bird of Paradise is a stunning tropical plant that makes a major statement, but it also suffers from a bit of an identity crisis! Often confused with a banana plant or palm tree, there are several types of Bird of Paradise, or Strelitzia, that are commonly used in landscaping in warmer climates (we have them everywhere […]

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Plant-o-Pedia: String of Bananas

String of bananas, Fish-hook senecio, Banana vine, or Necklace plant – either name you choose to use, we are B–A–N–A–N–A–S for it! It is one of our go to plants for whimsy in our homes, at Jungalow HQ and for shoots. While we won’t be nibbling on any of its little ‘bananas’, the trailing hooks are perfect for hanging […]

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Plant-o-pedia: Prayer Plant

The Prayer Plant has been a popular houseplant for decades and with its vibrant, patterned foliage it’s not hard to see why. With flashes of neon green, deep purples, bright pinks, and more, these striking leaves are sure to grab some attention, but once day turns into night, the real show begins. Prayer Plants, like […]

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Plant-o-Pedia: Swiss Cheese Vine

Monsteras have certainly had a moment over the last few years- and deservedly so, a plant that makes a graphic statement all on its own is hard to resist! It’s vine-ier cousin, the Monstera obliqua, or Swiss Cheese Vine, however has really grabbed our attention now. More delicate than the larger ‘Split Leaf’ Monstera, the Swiss Cheese Vine […]

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Plant-o-Pedia: Zebra Plant

Justina is often asked about her favorite plants and while there are many, lately the Zebra plant has been at the top of her list. A plant that combines two key elements of The Jungalow- pattern and plants- will definitely be right at home with us. Added bonus? As long as it receives enough light, […]

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