Alocasia Regal Shield - Medium
Alocasia Regal Shield - Medium

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Includes: Medium Regal Shield - shipped in a 4 inch pot


The Regal Shield is a plant we've fallen in love with due to its ability to grow great without soil. It's been one of the fastest-growing plants and is easy to care for. It's fun to see the leaves develop and the roots grow. It ships in a pot and is ready to be transitioned into water.

If your plant doesn't survive shipping, we'll gladly replace it hassle-free.


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We're with you every step of the way on your growing in water journey. Reach us via email, social, or chat anytime. 

Grow beautiful plant walls that sprout healthy leaves, develop new roots, and even bloom with beautiful flowers, all within our hand-crafted grow vases. 

If you're a black thumb, or simply skeptical of this method of plant growth, we encourage you to take us up on our 120 Day Growth Guarantee! We'll be available via chat, plus you'll have access to our Facebook Plant Community and Online Resources to help you succeed. 
Your plants ship in a dirt pot for insulation and are ready to be transitioned into growing in water. Setup instructions can be found here (click.) 

Depending on the length of the journey, they may need a day or two in water to perk back up. Once your plants are setup in your home, you'll want to follow this care routine to keep them happy and growing:

- Top off water in your vases once a week
- Fully replace water at least once a month
- Add hydroponic nutrients to your plant monthly
- That's it

Want more expert plant care tips? Check out this Guide to Growing in Water! 
We're big proponents of sourcing plants locally whenever possible to eliminate transportation and shipping materials. If you have plants at home or have good plant friends in our community, take a look at this plant sourcing guide as it might be your best source for the perfect cuttings! 

If the above are not an option for you, we get it. That's why we make them available here on the site despite the labor and low margins.We like making plants easy, and we'll ship cuttings for you if that's what it takes! 

Please note that sourcing plants, taking cuttings, establishing them in water, wrapping and packing them for shipping, and transportation costs all go into the unit price of these. If they feel out of budget, please circle back to the guide above! 

Discover an Easier Way to Grow:

Water, Nutrients, Love

Discover an Easier Way to Grow:

Water, Nutrients, Love

  • Grow for Years

    This is not your average prop product - we've done thorough testing to ensure houseplants can grow in our vases for years without having to be re-potted

  • Once-a-Month Plant Care

    Growing in water is flexible and forgiving. Top off water weekly and replace it monthly. The fresh water will replenish the oxygen - making root rot and watering stress a thing of the past.

  • Roots, Leaves, and Flowers

    Experience your plants growing leaves, flowers, and roots through the course of the year - all with a minimal care routine. Add water, a few drops of nutrients, and watch them thrive. 

Here's a Care Guide to Growing in Water if you'd like to learn more.


Is growing plants in water seriously that easy?

Yes! We love planting in water because of how clean and easy it is. To keep your plants alive, simply ensure that they’re kept in an area without much temperature variation, refill the water every 2 weeks, and a monthly couple drops of nutrients. A full care guide can be found here.

How long will my plants survive in water?

Plants purchased from Modern Botanical should stay healthy for at least a year. Beyond that, it varies by variety, but some plants, like the monstera deliciosa, have been known to survive for over a decade in water. Plant selection is key, which is why we only sell plants that thrive in water. 

How do I setup the plants to grow in water.

Transitioning your plants is a fairly straightforward and simple process. You remove the dirt, clean the roots and your plants are ready to start developing new water roots.

You will receive all the instructions, check out this guide here

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