Modern Indoor Plants

Hey everyone! If you’re a fan of modern interior design, then you’re going to love this list of modern indoor plants! Full of bold, sleek lines, these plants are sure to help update any room into a stylish, modern space!

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Modern Indoor Plants #1: Air plants – Tillandsia spp. 

These small plants are perfect to place on shelves, accent tables, or even as wall decor. The most modern pieces are the ones that use metal, glass frames to perch these amazing, rootless plants! Regardless of where you place them, air plants will show that you are stylish and chic!

Buy an air plant!

Modern Indoor Plants #2: Fiddle-leaf Fig – Ficus lyrata

These ficus trees used to be only grown in groups of at least three to form a bushy, soft indoor tree. However, now they are praised for their bold, minimalist look and are sold individually to show off their true form. So upgrade your space today with a single, bold fiddle-leaf fig!

Buy a Fiddle-leaf Fig!

Modern Indoor Plants #3: Ponytail Palm – Beaucarnea recurvata

This plant has also been sold as a group of palms. But when planted alone, the ponytail palm really shines. With thin, curly strands of leaves, this palm looks like an impressionist work of art! Style with a raised, square pot to emphasize this plant’s twisted, cascading foliage.

Buy a Ponytail Palm!

Modern Indoor Plants #4: Ti Plant – Cordyline fruticosa

The Ti plant adds a modern touch through its eye-catching, colorful leaves paired with thick, straight stalks that are an architect’s gold mine! So if you’re looking for a modern indoor plant, but you don’t want to sacrifice the color scheme, then the Ti plant would be your top pick!

Buy a Ti plant!

Modern Indoor Plants #5: Lucky Bamboo – Dracaena braunii

This plant is all about bold lines. Trained into different forms as it grows, this plant can be sold in either straight or curved lines and can be shaped to form centerpieces that appear almost sculpted. Also, its ability to grow in straight water makes container choices for this plant endless! So get one of these living sculptures for your home!

Buy a Lucky Bamboo!

Modern Indoor Plants #6: ZZ Plant – Zamioculcas zamiifolia

Coming back into popularity is the awesome ZZ plant! Its arching fronds are enough to soften up a sharp corner, while its dark green leaves connect at hard angles that maintains this semi-succulent’s modern look. It is also very low maintenance and does well in low light levels!

Buy a ZZ plant!

Modern Indoor Plants #7: Haworthias

This little plant packs quite the punch for its small size! There are tons of different varieties available with plants ranging from striped leaves to translucent, and in colors from red to green to blue! There are also just as many different pot designs for you to choose from. So get a Haworthia if you’re looking for something unique, but also modern.

Buy a Haworthia!

Modern Indoor Plants #8: Calla Lily – Zantedeschia aethiopica

Though normally an outdoor plant, Calla lilies have been brought indoors lately. Their tall, straight form mixed with their ever-popular calla lily flowers makes this plant fit in with any modern home decor.

Buy a Calla Lily!

Modern Indoor Plants #9: Sago Palm – Cycas revoluta

This palm is very different from its feathery relatives. Short and compact, this palm needs to be placed in a low-traffic area to avoid its sharp fronds. But despite its rough edges, it is sure to bring in a light, tropical feel to the design!

Buy a Sago Palm!

Modern Indoor Plants #10: Snake Plant – Sansevieria trifasciata

Last, but definitely not least, is the modern snake plant! This plant’s bold, upright form, along with its different color options available, makes the snake plant one of the modern home designer’s go-to plant!

Buy a Snake Plant!

I hope this list has given you some ideas for adding the right greenery into your modern space! Feel free to leave any questions or comments below, and for more indoor plant inspiration, check out my post Low Light Plants for the Bathroom!

Happy Digging!

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