Plant Suggestions for a Woollypocket Planter

For Christmas I bought both my mom and myself Woollypocket planters. I've wanted one of their Wally planters ever since I first saw them, but my friend is convinced that it was an impulse buy and I will never get around to hanging it on the wall and purchasing plants for it. I wouldn't exactly say I have a "green thumb;" therefore, I could use some suggestions for what plants grow well indoors in California.

A few ideas I had were to plant an herb garden and hang it in the kitchen. I also thought it could make a welcoming additional to the entry hallway. I would love to mix color into the rest of the greenery. Before I spend money on plants, I would love a few suggestions, so if you have any to share, please let me know in the comments - thanks!

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