Kalanchoe Blossfeldiana

Here are some photographs showing my Kalanchoe Blossfeldiana (also known as ‘Flaming Katy’). I’ve had this succulent for around two years and it’s kept its pretty pink flowers since it bloomed in spring, but they are just starting to wilt so will cut them back soon. When the plant has been pruned, move the plant into…

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Spider plant collection

Here is my collection of spider plants (chlorophytum comosum, also called airplane plants) that I’ve been growing over the last 2 years, after being given a baby plant from a lovely lady called Sarah. The main plant has been growing steadily over this time (photo below), although I think I put it in a pot that was slightly…

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Aspidistra elatior repotting

For todays post I wanted to share the process of repotting a vintage plant that I’ve had in my family for over 30 years! The Victorian favourite also known as the ‘cast-iron-plant’ – the aspidistra is well known for being able to withstand neglect, and is extremely tolerant to lower levels of light. This plant…

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Jade Plant (Crassula Ovata)

Here are some photographs showing the process of separating my jade plant [crassula ovata/ crassula argentea]. It was getting very cluttered and I didn’t want to move it into a larger container, so I decided to separate the plant instead. For the smaller divisions, I used two terracotta pots… taking inspiration from the & Other Stories aesthetic I…

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Welcome to HPH

Welcome to HOUSEPLANTHOUSE, a site created to document and share my love of houseplants. Living in a flat with very little outside space, I started finding ways to bring plants into my home. Aside from keeping a small herb ‘garden’ on my balcony, I found myself forming a collection of indoor plants that have slowly…

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