Houseplant Trend Tips From Chelsea Flower Show Featured Garden Centre N1

As part of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show’s Houseplant Studio, Paul Holt, creative director of De Beauvoir-based garden centre N1, captures autumn’s glory with a display of indoor plants in a warm autumnal palette of bright oranges and yellow. Here, Paul offers his top five plant picks for autumn…

Photo: N1 Garden Centre

Autumn/winter houseplant trends. Photo: N1 Garden Centre

1 Aloe hybrids
Aloe is a known plant to many, but N1 will be introducing the first of exciting new hybrids to the market. With their compact shape and intriguing patterns and colours; they are sure to be plants of the future. 

2 Xanthosoma lindenii
This tropical plant is relatively unknown – it has large arrow shaped leaves with pronounced white veins making it a striking addition to any collection.

3 Calathea ‘Yellow Fusion’
Brand new on the houseplant market, its limited availability ensures its hefty price tag will remain for some time! A mix of contrasting lime and dark green are this Calatheas striking feature. 

4 Vriesea fosteriana ‘Red Chestnut’
This variety is the perfect Autumnal plant with its striped red, bronze leaves and easy care nature making it one worth searching for.

5 Aglaonema ‘Orange Star’ and ‘Red Star’
A favourite in autumnal houseplants, selected for their complementing autumn colour palette which will liven up any space.

Open Monday to Sunday 10am-6pm; 25A Englefield Road, N1 4EU; n1gardencentre.co.uk

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