Houseplants to explore in our conservatories and glasshouses
As houseplants enjoy a renaissance, there’s never been a better time to get indoor plant inspiration from National Trust gardens.
Conservatories, orangeries and glasshouses across the country are packed full of tender plants, ranging from historically significant collections to new houseplant introductions.
Many National Trust gardeners are houseplant enthusiasts. They are constantly on the lookout for rare and unusual plants, alongside more familiar ones, arranging them in creative displays. From the smallest succulent to the largest cactus, there’s something for everyone to enjoy and spadefuls of horticultural inspiration and ideas for your own houseplant collection. Here we look at some of the best.
" You can treat cacti and agaves as you would bonsai. Controlling their growth will keep them small enough to stay as houseplants. "