I admit that I’ve turned my nose up at artificial plants. Read on below for her advice and for some quality faux foliage options. How to choose high-quality artificial plantsChoose pliable plantsObviously, you’ll want to look for fake foliage that’s believable. “A good faux plant has pliable metal inside so that you can shape the plant, which will make it look more alive,” Asprea says. Muted over vibrantIf you insist on a flowering fake plant, opt for a neutral color palette, like white or cream.