In the last 6-7 years, plants have really become a huge part of our zeitgeist. Designers, influencers and hip singles are having a plant heyday. This green rush has shifted flower shops like mine into flower/plant shops and I’m always on the lookout for cool new varieties in addition to the hearty classic plant that I may have found in my mother’s living room. There are many theories as to why we’re growing green with plant envy right now and why plants are taking over our Instagram feeds. As we move into cities and complicate our lives with technology we are missing our primitive connection to nature. The collective culture has grown so noisy with phones, instagram profiles, text notifications that maybe we’re all just needing a little peace and quiet, a little zen. Here are my pics for the best 5 plants for busy singles who want to bring some soft green peace into their home.