Two of these plants were purchased for our chuch altar. We had previously had live palm on either side of our altar but these required constant care trimming, watering and temperatures that were steady. This became a problem for our small congregation so we thought we 'd try to find something that looked good but that would not require constant care. These really fit the bill. They were about the same height as the top of the altar, were balanced well on either side and were full. They were in a pretty basket so they we didn't have to find something suitable. They were a great addition and added a warm touch to the front of the chuch, I wouldn't even mind these in my home. from a distance you can't tell that they are not the real thing. They exceeded my expectations for what I needed.