OK, yes! The title of this post is too cheesy for words but… I’m currently obsessing over a plant that seems pretty ubiquitous in shelter publications lately: the fiddle leaf fig tree.
Swoon worthy in front of a big window (source?).
Apparently, it is a tropical plant that is easy to care for if you do it properly. It has a big impact, with its large, glossy, dark green leaves, and slender trunk. I think it would be an amazing addition to any living room!
These lovely plant showcased in a lovely ‘undecorated’ room. (source?).
Elle Decor image of a ficus lyrata in a modern style living room.
From the living room of a movie director with a fiddle leaf fig peeking out of the left side of the frame. – via Elle Decor
Of course some people have black thumbs. So, it was great to find there were some good looking faux options available too:
Faux stems from Alice Lane.
For fiddle leaf fig care instructions see Martha Stewart’s gardening section at MSL.