They use Ikea shelving systems to combined broadleaved patterned plants and hanging plants at different heights, to divide the space. Other projects are a mini desert with succulents in a tray and celery root and cress planted on a trolley.
Products available are £8 Bittergurka hanging baskets, £3 Ingefara outdoor plant pots with saucers, £2.95 Huskot plant pots and £25 Satsuma plant stands. The Socker greenhouse is £12 and Smycka artifical monstera leaf is £3.50.
Ikea claims to be "the most popular retailer of houseplants in the UK". Dracenea start at £1, with 33cm olives at £35 and cacti at £4.50 for three pack of 6cms. The plant range has more than 70 lines of mostly indoor varieties. Best selling orchids are £8 for 12cm pots.
At Chelsea Flower Show 2017, Ikea and Indoor Garden Design created an installation called ‘At Home with Plants’ .
Lisa Bradshaw is sales leader for plants, IKEA UK & Ireland.