I have given up trying to grow anything live in my Llama planter, so decided to buy a fake plant. They have a great variety in Ikea.
Finally this came home with us. Isn't it cute, it's to hang our "small's" on the washing line. It was only $4.99 couldn't pass it up, you can buy it here.
I will pop by Ikea again soon, as they had some neat things in there.