Real or faux? These lush Next plants will have you guessing...

These are the lush new artificial plants shoppers can't get enough of

The trend for welcoming greenery indoors is off-the-scale right now, set only to grow over the coming months.

This new range of artificial Next plants are so realistic, even the most green-fingered folk won't be able to tell they don't need watering.

If real is your thing, read: How to revive a near dead house plant

Artificial plants are the dream for those who want the look, without the maintenance. But often good realistic looking faux plants, can cost the earth.

Luckily, with indoor plants trending, the high street has responded and given us some brilliant new shopping destinations for good faux plants – Next being one of them!

'Our NEW faux plants and pots will freshen up your space with no watering required!' say Next. When they shared the new collection with fans on the brands Instagram page it was met with a lot of love, bagging over 4k likes and 70 comments in a little over 12 hours.

With shoppers sharing their adoration, with comments such as;

'I need to get one of these faux guys for my desk.’

'Beautiful ❤️'.


It's also not just the plant themselves, the planters are attracting a lot of attention.

One sizing up the decorative pots, saying 'maybe one these pots could be big enough for the cheese 🧀 plants 🌱🤣'.

Even one happy shopper giving positive feedback, ' I have the geometric plant stand and it's so lovely ♥️'.

New Next plants collection

living room with white walls and brown wooden shelves

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The new collection of artificial plants at Next has a tree for all seasons. The range of indoor faux plants features thoroughly realistic plants of all varieties to create a sea of green throughout our homes.

From a bold Banana tree to an elegant Bamboo design there's a shrub to suit all styles.

New in: Succulent wall hanging

succulent plant hanging planter on pink wall

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Add a touch of interest to walls with this quirky accessory. With living walls becoming ever-more popular this is sure to be a big hit!

Buy now: Succulent Wall Hanging, £22, Next

String-of-pearl trailing plant

string of pearl succulent on wooden table with green colour

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This contemporary string-of-pearl succulent is one of the most popular indoor plants right now. To give it the correct name, Senecio Rowleyanus creates a style statement with trailing pearl-like beads.

We know Marks & Spencer do a similar faux plant, that sold out almost as soon as it went online. We therefore don't expect this one at Next to hang around for long (excuse the pun!).

Buy now: Trailing Succulent Plant, £14, Next

Potted succulents in marble pots

green plants of potted succulents in marble pots

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green plant in pot of a room with white walls and tiled flooring

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With a height of 95cm this tree is a real statement buy. At just £60 it's also a highly affordable one too!

With the bulky trunk and lush green leaves, add a set of fairy lights and this could this be an all year round Christmas tree – for those that love that vibe!

In store only: Pothos Pole Plant, £60, Next

Bamboo plant

bamboo plant in pot in room with bright white walls

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This potted plant stands at 157cm in height, a great way to add green to dominate any corner of a room. Bamboo is a classic choice for faux plants, thanks to how realistic the plants can look.

Buy now: Bamboo Plant, £100, Next

Related: 6 houseplants that are almost impossible to kill

Thanks to Next, filling our homes with chic greenery has never been more achievable.


Tamara was Ideal Home's Digital Editor before joining the Woman & Home team in 2022. She has spent the last 15 years working with the style teams at Country Homes & Interiors and Ideal Home, both now at Future PLC. It’s with these award wining interiors teams that she's honed her skills and passion for shopping, styling and writing. Tamara is always ahead of the curve when it comes to interiors trends – and is great at seeking out designer dupes on the high street.