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Cheap (But Expensive-Looking) Plant Accoutrements You Can Buy on Amazon

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Who among us isn’t an indoor gardener? The DIY yard and gardening industry hit a record $47.8 billion in 2018, according to Garden Research’s yearly industry report, and the average household spending reached $508 annually — up nearly 100 percent over the previous year. Plant stores are popping up everywhere: The Sill now has three locations, as does PlantShed, and in Greenpoint, two super-hip shops — Tula and Rooted NYC — recently opened within a block of one another. The problem is not a lack of options, in other words — it’s a matter of expense. Buying plants, not to mention the accessories needed to support them, is pricey. So we’ve rounded up a bevy of cheap (but, as always, expensive-looking!) watering cans, misters, pots, stands, and actual living, breathing plants, all available on Amazon, for the plant-lover on a budget.


Purism Style Plant Mister

A pretty glass mister.

Leiyini Plant Mister

And a copper one.

Asvert Long Spout Watering Can

A charming, sunny watering can.

Senlixin Watering Can

Or this geometric, plastic one.

Kikkerland WC01 Vintage Watering Can

This one, from Kikkerland, looks three times pricier than it is.


Small Decorative Flower Pot

Footed! Ceramic! Speckled!

The Sill Ceramic Planter

From the Sill, a look-alike to Areaware’s popular Stacked Porcelain Planter.

Greenaholics Succulent Pots

Six little glaze-y succulent pots, for $15.

Stone & Beam Modern Rustic Ceramic Planter

For midsize guys.

Timeyard Woven Cotton Rope Plant Basket

And a woven one, for larger plants.


Rivet Mid-Century Ceramic Planter

A twofer: a black, mid-century-ish stand, with a large red-and-slate ceramic pot.

Ogori Bamboo Wood Plant Stand

Here’s another option: a three-tier bamboo plant ladder.

Sona Home Adjustable Mid Century Plant Stand

Another MCM option, this one in blonde wood.

Brightech Jayce Ceramic Planter Pot & Wood Stand

This comes with a white ceramic basin.

Mkono Plant Stand

A charming little squat stand.


Chinese Money Plant

This adorably flat-leafed plant requires very low light, and comes in a little blush-colored planter.

White Bird of Paradise Floor Plant

A perfect entryway plant.

Golden Devil’s Ivy

This extremely cheap little guy will grow like crazy in indirect sunlight.

Asplenium Victoria Wavy Birds Nest Fern

These do well in low-medium light, watered weekly.

Red Prayer Plant

The oval leaves on these plants turn upwards at night!

Faux plants

Flora Bunda String of Pearls

This faux string-of-pearl succulent comes in a little creamy planter.

Nearly Natural Boston Fern

Ferns are really hard to keep alive. So try a fake one!

Artificial Simulation Tropical Palm Monstera

Monsteras are similarly difficult to not kill. This one looks quite realistic!

Fiddle-Leaf Fig Tree in a Square Basket

Fiddle-leaf figs look kind of fake in the first place … and this one will last forever.

Artificial Mini Succulent

No one will ever know the difference.

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Plant Accoutrements You Can Buy on Amazon