Fancy Foliage

By Nicole Tarnowsky

Apr 1 2019

Where did that sweet little potted plant sitting on your window sill come from? Somewhere in the world, that plant is growing in the wild. A plant hunter thought it was beautiful, collected it, and brought it back for cultivation so that you can now enjoy it in your home.

Here are some examples of your favorite houseplants, collected from their original part of the world, in their natural habitat. Also see the amazing diversity of their wild relatives.

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