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In honor of Annual Houseplant Appreciation day, I thought I'd give a shout out to some new houseplants I'm growing for 2016.

Alocasia Calodora aka "Persian Palm" or "Elephant's Ear" plant. "In honor of Annual Houseplant Appreciation day, I thought I'd give a shout out to some new houseplants I'm growing for

Fiddle-Leaf Fig Why you want it: This lovely indoor tree (actually a species of ficus) has large, dark-green leaves that seem to form the vague outline of a fiddle or violin—that's how it gets its name. How to care for it: This indoor plant likes room temperatures between about 65 and 75 degrees, and exposure to bright to medium light. The surface of the soil should dry out slightly between watering. If it starts to look a bit pale, try moving it to somewhere less bright.

Fiddle-Leaf Fig Why you want it: This lovely indoor tree (actually a species of ficus) has large, dark-green leaves that seem to form the vague outline of a fiddle or violin—that's how it gets its name. How to care for it: This indoor plant likes room t

Trend Alert: Giant Trees Indoors via @MyDomaine

Growing out of a stone planter from La Maison Française Antiques, a large ficus tree gives the great room of a Connecticut poolhouse by architect Gil Schafer a forestlike air.

This attractive form of horsetail (Equisetum) is an invasive spreader, but confined to a planter like this, it's well-behaved AND a cool architectural addition.

(I love this plant. Could grow it in OK, but not sure about Colorado?) This attractive form of horsetail (Equisetum) is an invasive spreader, but confined to a planter like this, it's well-behaved AND a cool architectural addition.