Houseplants were always a hippie decorating staple. We especially loved our spider plants.
When we first moved to Houston one of my husband's work friends came to our house for dinner. After looking around our house he asked me why I didn't have more houseplants. It took me about 10 years to realize he was being facetious. I always take "hippie" to be a compliment, not an insult.
Well, once again, the hippies were right. Look at the top ten houseplants for improving the air quality in your house.
AND, Look at all these inspiring ideas for decorating with plants.
The Jungle Room. Elvis was a hippie!