The advantages of fake plants
The fake indoor plants today are made of synthetic materials better than in the past, non-toxic and free of unpleasant odors. They have the advantage of lasting many years, without changing their appearance in any way. Compared to a real plant, then, the fake plant does not require time and care, it should not be watered, it is also less expensive, especially in the long term because it only needs the initial purchase cost. It adapts to any environment without having to consider space and lighting, but above all it represents a very pleasant piece of furniture to the eye. Just find the plant best suited to your needs and in line with the style of the house to find a perfect combination and make this element a real design object. Another undoubted advantage of artificial species is also the vast variety and type of choice. There are flowering trees, leaf-like elements quite similar to the original ones, in some cases so well made that they are mistaken for the real ones.
The best choice and purchase
A fake plant should be chosen with care considering the space it will occupy inside the home or office. If you don't have a precise idea of the final effect, you have to focus on something extremely simple, perhaps only in shades of green, without strange colors or flowery parts. Staying on the classic, in fact, in most cases it goes on the safe side. When the interiors are large and space can be furnished with a certain freedom. You can take fake climbing species, perfect for decorating even with a touch of originality. For example, evergreen shrubs with a great visual effect are Ficus Pumila and Fern, because they have very particular leaves. With flowering shrubs you can also range with shapes and colors, in fact, this type of plant is well suited, as a piece of furniture to the house. There are the Orchids, perfect to be placed on a living room table or at the entrance, they exist in different color variations, in some cases it is also possible to customize them to match them completely with the furniture. There are white and pink Begonias, of every shape and size, very characteristic on the kitchen shelves. Among the artificial plants from the ground there are Bengiamino, Ardisia, Areca, many varieties of Ficus not to mention the miniature plants like bonsai and fat ones. In general the choice between the various species is always very wide, it is only necessary to evaluate the arrangement. A floor plant will be better placed near a wall or corner, a flowering plant is better placed on a table or desk, while miniature ones can be placed almost everywhere on shelves, shelves and furniture, even on the fireplace.
Sale of indoor fake shrubs
There are many specialized shops that sell indoor artificial varieties, often the nurseries or florists themselves also have a reduced section, dedicated exclusively or this kind of product. In the live shop, however, there may be little choice, especially if it deals only with a few unoriginal plant types. A solution can be the internet, where it is possible to find sites that deal exclusively with this type of plant, the advantage in some cases may also be the most contained cost, but it is always necessary to also evaluate shipping times and additional costs. Most of the sites today are enriched with very precise photos of the plants, but it is always better to read also the descriptions, above all on the size of the plants to avoid unpleasant surprises when it is delivered. On the other hand, there is always the undoubted advantage of touching the product and checking its finish and details. A fake quality plant must be done well with good non-toxic and odor-free fabrics and synthetic materials. Especially with regard to flowering plants one must see the stitching of the petals, if the material of the fabrics is silk and organza or simple acrylic. Everything depends on the cost, the higher you go and the higher the quality of the plant, but not necessarily, which is why it is always better to look and touch.
Indoor artificial plants: Cleaning instructions
Since these are plastic or fabric objects, these species need minimal care, just keep them clean and keep them away from sources of humidity. Excessive washing can damage the structures and cause them to deteriorate or spoil the colors. It is better to use a microfibre or cotton cloth and the steam from the iron or the air jet of the vacuum cleaner. For flowers, a dry cleaning with delicate detergent products could also be useful. The dust tends to nest above all in the corners, where it is difficult to arrive with a simple dish towel, for this a dry cleaning is the ideal solution. A natural method to clean flowering plants is also to use common table salt, just put a small handful of salt on the flower and shake lightly, in this way the powder will be absorbed and once removed there will be no residue.