A wide variety of tender exotics can be grown as house plants. To grow them successfully indoors, it’s important to understand a little about their native habitats.
For example, a plant that is native to wet, dark forests will thrive in a steamy bathroom, while a plant from hot deserts would be better placed on a sunny windowsill.
Discover 10 varieties to try, and learn how to care for them, below. All plants featured should be readily available from nurseries in the UK.
And have a look at the larger images in our house plant gallery.