Urban Jungle Journal — Caring for airplants

Plants That Will Thrive In Your Bathroom

Andrea Metzler

Plants That Will Thrive In Your Bathroom

I’m Allie, and I’ll be learning and sharing about a variety of plant care topics over the next few months on the Urban Jungle Journal. A little about me: I’ve claimed Des Moines as home for over a decade. I love houseplants, dogs, books, dessert, coffee, and tea.  I’m a relatively new plant mom; I started my collection a little over a year ago.

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Tillandsia Xerographica

Andrea Metzler

Tillandsia Xerographica

Air plants (Tillandsia) are one of biggest trends for modern gardening, and for good reason. These plants are downright gorgeous and ultra low-maintenance. While they may not quite be able to live on air alone, these soilless plants are a statement wherever they go. Among the air plants, the Xerographica reigns supreme.

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Airplants – Houseplants Without Rules

Shylah Statler

Airplants – Houseplants Without Rules

Airplants have as much character and personality as their keepers and are guaranteed to inspire curiosity and creativity in any onlooker. Learn more about caring for these little tropical plants

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