12 Houseplants That Can Survive Even the Darkest Corners. Patterned leaves make this plant a great decoration for any room, but you should remember that it does poorly in direct sunlight. Calathea likes darkened space.
For her small backyard, Californian Whitney Leigh Morris eschewed grass entirely, and filled the space with pavers and plantings. Lights strung above, and a tree growing by the fence, draw the eye up. See the full tour on Style Me Pretty.
I want potted plants like this all around my back patio EMM Tropical plants make a great back drop to succulents that include Agave attenuata, various jades, a large pot full of aeonium and echeveria rosettes, and purple-green Senecio jacobsenii.