14 Indoor Plants And Matching Planters, Cause You're A Great Plant Parent

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    So you're a plant parent and love all things green. We at LBB are the same. 2020 was a good year for plants, and 2021 continues to be a good year too for plant parents. And with every plant comes the planter. Outside of its obvious use, of course, the aesthetic value of each planter is paramount. Be it succulents, leafy decorative plants, or ones that bloom bright and bushy, there's the perfect planter for it.

    So whether you're looking for a purely practical option or one to add some extra sparkle to your home aesthetic, there's one for you. If you're considering getting yourself a plant, here's a whole list of indoor plants that you can get and their benefits and also matching planters you can pick up for your plant babies!

    Aloma Jute Planter (Kalamkari) By Masu Sustainable Living

    Aloma Jute Planter (Kalamkari) - Set of 2

    Aloma Jute Planter (Kalamkari) - Set of 2

    1599

    Plant to buy: Snake Plant. Aka Sansevieria trifasciata (or apparently Mother In Law's tongue. We didn't name it), the plant is known for its air purification abilities, is super easy to maintain, and adds a nice column of green where it is. 

    Planter: Suitable for indoor plants, this planter comes from a 100 percent sustainable brand that handcrafts all its products. We personally love the indie vibe this has with the jute perfectly complementing the kalamkari print. The colour also has a touch of vibrancy it, making it suitable to brighten a dull corner. Know more about the brand here. 

    Cheília Handcrafted Concrete Planter From Elemental by Nanya

    Cheília Handcrafted Concrete Planter

    Cheília Handcrafted Concrete Planter

    2450

    Plant To Buy: Green Spider Plant (Chlorophytum Comosum). This one needs no introduction, and is super easy to maintain. Great contrasting colours, grassy leaves, this plant can do well even under artificial light. Just remember to water it every other day. 

    Planter: A statement piece is sometimes all it takes to really tie up a whole setting together! We find this concrete planter by Elemental by Nanya to be such a piece. With designs inspired by movement and concrete being the main material used, Elemental By Nanya surely is nailing the rustic-chic aesthetic. Place this over a cabinet or a bookshelf or even your dining table, and we bet it will do well as a conversation-starter. Pricing is a tad expensive, we must add again, this is a statement piece. 

    Know more about the brand here. 

    Striped Planter with Neon Pompoms By The Design Station

    Striped Planter with Neon Pompoms

    Striped Planter with Neon Pompoms

    750

    Plant To Buy:  Chinese Evergreen (Aglaonema Commutatum). Super sturdy, super easy to maintain, and certainly adds that a splash of green at home. A largely decorative plant, this one only needs to be watered when the soil has dried out. This grows well indoors with ambient light. We also hear that this plant brings good luck, so let us know if true!

    Planter: Did someone say quirky? Because this striped planter with pom-poms from Design Station seems to fit the bill. Colourful, Pinteresty, gram-worthy, kawaii are some of the many adjectives people seem to be using to describe this brand! If you're looking to add a pop of colour to a dull corner or just break the monotony with a funky piece, we think this one is just right for the job. 

    Know more about the brand here. 

    Moon Phase Concrete Table Pot By 1 BHK Interiors

    Moon Phase Concrete Table Pot

    Moon Phase Concrete Table Pot

    1549

    Plant To Buy: Kalanchoe. Slightly shrubby, with thick leaves and with bright blooming flowers, this plant will certainly spark joy. Dress up a corner or a blank space with this cute, vibrant flowers. It's also a great plant for gifting. Two birds one stone!

    Planter: Another statement piece, this one has a rather eclectic charm that's hard to miss. Made of concrete, you can certainly use this for indoor decor to beautify your tea-table or books cabinet. We love it for its minimalism and think it makes for a great gift too! Know more about the brand here. 

    Kibo Planter By Mohh

    Kibo Planter

    Kibo Planter

    1299

    Plant To Buy: Begonia (Begonia Semperflorens). These flowering plants are super cheery and work best in small planters and by windows and generally well-lit spaces. You need well drained soil, so you don't even need to water it a couple of times a week max. 

    Planter:  If clean, simple designs that speak for themselves (read Ikea) are more suited to your taste then this planter from Mohh will certainly put a smile to your face. A lovely addition for your desk, balcony as well as bathroom decor, we're totally picking the sleek yet functional vibe from these dual-toned planter set. What do you think? Know more about the brand here. 

    For more Ikea-like minimalistic brands, click here. If you're looking to give your whole balcony a makeover, click here. 

    Taijitu (Yin And Yang) Concrete Succulent Planter

    Taijitu (Yin And Yang) Concrete Succulent Planter

    Taijitu (Yin And Yang) Concrete Succulent Planter

    850

    Plant To Buy:  A couple of succulents, since they generally don't need too much direct light and a minimal amount of water. Feel free to switch it up with a cactus if you like. We love moon-cacti!

    Planter: Need some zen in your life? Get that and then some with these Yin & Yang concrete planters, perfect for your cute succulent plant babies. Available as a set of two obviously, you can choose to keep them both or maybe gift one to the Yang to your Yin and bond over the progress of the plants like the proud plant parents y’all are. 

    Spiral Metal Planter From 1BHK

    Spiral Metal Planter / Bird Feeder in Gold Finish

    Spiral Metal Planter / Bird Feeder in Gold Finish

    899

    Plant To Buy: Sedum morganianum (Donkey tail, Burro’s tail). Aesthetically, this plant looks great while draping over the planter and growing down like long flowing dreads on someone's head, perfect for hanging planters. Sturdy, tough to kill, and growing regardless of water and sun, be warned that this plant takes its own sweet time to grow but it's worth the wait.

    Planter: This one by 1 BHK Interiors is a personal fav. Not only is it very obviously a whimsical yet minimalist hanging planter, it can also function as pretty much anything you like. Birdfeeder? Yes. Flower holder? Yes. aside piece for keeping anything else handy? Sure. What’s cool is that the pot is detachable from the spiral frame. The gold finish screams class and the versatility exudes your smart living choices, so hang a creeper or flowing plant and watch it thrive. 

    Lava Mini Planter from Stonewashed Studio

    Lava Mini Planter

    Lava Mini Planter

    505

    Plant To Buy: Paddle Plant (Kalanchoe thyrsiflora). We're not going to lie, this one looks like a fancy cabbage. A succulent with some contrasting hues, this is one of the few popular and aesthetically appealing (and trending) plants of the decade. Taking care of it is similar to that of a cactus, so pretty stress free. 

    Planter: 
    If you’re a plant parent on a mission to collect the most number of unique planters, and small plants (succulents, cacti, dwarf plants, or even if you’re looking for a small plant to propagate), then you have to add a ceramic piece from Stonwashed Studio! This one’s pretty striking, and great for upping the aesthetics of a home with earthy yet deep colours.

    Acrylic and Glass Kettle Vase - THE HOME STORY

    Acrylic and Glass Kettle Vase

    Acrylic and Glass Kettle Vase

    2100

    Plant To Buy: Pothos (Epipremnum aureum). A classic option, it looks pretty no matter where, how, and when you plant it. Apparently bound to bring you money and good luck, extra oxygen, and it requires practically no maintenance.

    Planter: If your vibe is ultra-urban, clean lines, and futuristic this flask planter from The Home Story should have you tickled pink. Now you can’t necessarily use soil for the plants, but for those pretty plants you want to propagate (crotons, creepers, and vegetables), these are perfect. Watch as you can see the roots slowly peek out, and of course, you can use this as vases for flowers too!

    Tree Bark Detail Wooden Planter From The Opaque Studio

    Tree Bark Detail Wooden Planter

    Tree Bark Detail Wooden Planter

    1450

    Plant To Buy:  String of Pearl Plants (Senecio Rowleyanus). The name is pretty self-explanatory. It's a succulent, with a great vibe to it. Literally looking like a green string of pearls, it's flowy and adds a touch of grace (or whimsy depending on your definition) wherever it is. It needs a bright ambience but watering every couple of weeks to a month. 

    Planter:  As far as we’re concerned, this planter from the Opaque Studio is part plant anyway. Featuring bark detailing, this one’s for those who love the rustic look of wood, or trees. Ideal for outdoor plants and setups, this one is a statement piece while being pretty low-key. Nature lovers and enthusiasts, let the bark serve as inspiration for the kind of plant your green baby can grow to be!

    Wicker Bamboo Round Tabletop Planter By Trellis Bliss

    Wicker Bamboo Round Tabletop Planter

    Wicker Bamboo Round Tabletop Planter

    709

    Plant To Buy:  Money Plant (Epipremnum aureum). Another Money plant option, these purify the air, and spread out more than creep up support. Prune to get the desired shape and enjoy your little corner of extra oxygen.

    Planter: This Madurai-based brand is all about promoting indoor gardening, and our favourite pick from the many things they offer is their Wicker Bamboo Round Tabletop Planter. Handcrafted in-house, you can use this anywhere in your living room on the table, by the bedside or in your balcony. Put in your favourite plant or gift this to a loved one. 

    Embossed Vintage Finish Metal Planter By The Yellow Pumpkin

    Embossed Vintage Finish Metal Planter

    Embossed Vintage Finish Metal Planter

    945

    Plant To Buy: Warneck Dracaena ( Dracaena deremensis ‘Warneckii’). Slightly bigger and bushier than the spider plant, this one is very low maintenance and grows in pretty much any weather and lighting condition. 

    Metal decor is all the rage this year. Which is why we couldn't help but add this planter to the list. Blingy but not OTT with hammer detailing makes this a wonderful home for your plant. The Yellow Pumpkin also has a lot of other succulents and plants to offer. Know more about the brand here. 

    For more metal decor pieces, click here. 

    Triple Planter By Urbaine Decor

    Triple Planter

    Triple Planter

    2600

    Plant To Buy: Jade Plant (Crassula Ovata). Apparently a plant that brings luck and friendship, feel free to plant this and forget about it (okay not really), as it requires watering around once every three weeks. Lighting conditions just need to be similar to that of being by the window. 

    Planter: How about adding a bit of a bohemian vibe to your outdoor garden or wall decor? Urbaine Decor's macramé wall hangings are exactly that! Their handcrafted triple planter is our favourite of the lot - looking all Pinteresty in dreamy cream colour. Just add that to your balcony wall, put a table and chair set, some candles (on those me-time days), and you would have created your own little haven of peace and calm. 

    A bit on the steep side, know more about Urbaine Decor here. 

    Coconut Shell Planters By Viskaa Store

    Planters

    Planters

    1349

    Plant To Buy: Radiator Plant (Peperomia). With round variegated leaves, a woody stem, and a bushy appearance, this is a sight for sore eyes. Needing very little water and barely any sunlight, this is ideal for apartments that don't have too many sources of natural light.  
    If you ask us, coconut decor is all the rage - functional, sustainable, rustic-looking. What's not to love? And if you'd like to extend your coco-craze to your garden or desk decor, get your hands on these coconut shell planters by Viskaa. Everything they offer is handmade and handpainted with their coconut planters (available as a set of three) stealing the show for us. 

    Find more such awesome coconut-based products here. 

    Pro-Tip

    For more gardening accessories, click here. For the best places to buy indoor plants, click here. 

    With inputs from Ahalya Acharya