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I have a lamp that you can turn on and off, and dim, just by touching the leaves of the plants in the bowl. Has anyone got suggestions for plants to try? So far I have had success with Boston ivy, Spider plant, Calathea and I think it is called Plectranthus. Need to like warm rooms and poor light, and not get too tall. I thought of a tiny ivy, but the variegated ones would probably loose their colours.
I have had it for several years, and it has worked beautifully, although should you allow the soil in the pot to dry out, it does become a little cranky and you have to adjust it!
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Hi There,

I have been searching EVERYWHERE for a lamp that turns on and off by touching leaves of the plant in the bowl. PLEASE tell me where you purchased it. THank you! I am in the United STates!

29 Sep, 2018


I tried to contact the page but no answer, by any chance do you know where else I can find it, my dad had one 20year ago and I really want one, thanks

27 Jun, 2020


I am also looking to purchase one. Does anyone know where this can be done?

26 Sep, 2020


Thanks for your interest. If anyone finds out where you can still buy these lamps, please let me know......!

21 Oct, 2020


I had one of these YEARS ago and have been longing for another.
Meyer Bees
has a kit to turn your own potted plant into a lamp. I've just made one and it actually works - plus I get to use my own pretty pottery.

6 Jun, 2021

How do I say thanks?

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