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Liven up your living space with the colours and patterns of nature.

Variegated foliage take many forms. Discolouration, due to lack of chlorophyll, results in the presence of delicate trims of white, bold splashes and broad panels on leaves. Some bushes might even have occasional leaf that is completely white.

Pinterest’s Hot 100 list revealed that saves for "patterned plants" have increased by over 500%. Plants are adding more than just greenery to homes, their colours, patterns and shapes are being used for decor to add movement and life to dull areas.

Beautiful indoor patterned plants to create a lively atmosphere in your home:

Maranta leuconeura (Prayer Plant)

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For decades, the Prayer Plant has been a popular houseplant choice due to its vibrant hues of pale green, purple and light green that form stunning patterns on the oval shaped leaves.

Anthurium clarinervium

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Beautiful broad leaves boasting a web of white veins, creating a stark pattern with contrast.

Variegated rubber plant

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Reminiscent of the camouflage print used for disguising military personnel, the mottled patches of colour look vibrant against white walls.

Tradescantia spathacea 'Tricolor'

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Lance-shaped leaves with strips of pink and green, this plant is known for being drought-friendly.

Monstera adansonii

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This Monstera adansonii plant is not variegated, however the negative space from the holes in the leaves has a dramatic effect when the vine creeps across stark walls.