Air plants are easy to grow, but they must be given the appropriate care in order to thrive. Proper watering and lighting are the most important components of plant care, but humidity and temperature also play a role.
These exotic houseplants have glossy heart-shaped leaves with a beautiful bloom that comes in pink, red, purple, or white. They can bloom all year long with enough light and water. The Anthurium originated in the South American rain forest so they thrive in high-humidity environments with a decent amount of shade.
The easy-to-care-for Arabica Coffee Plant has become popular indoor house plant that can produce white flowers and colorful cherries if grown large enough. The seeds inside the cherries are actually coffee beans, and make up around 60% of the world's coffee production. Originally found and documented in Yemen around the 12th century, Coffee arabica has a truly global distribution today. As a house plant, it requires minimum maintenance and can be put outside when the weather warms up.
The Aralia is a species of evergreen shrub with rich green leaves. Native to India and widely cultivated in the tropical Pacific Islands, this plant thrives brightly lit indoor areas and outdoors in warmer climates. Also used as Bonsai!
Bromeliads come mostly from South America but can be found as North as Virginia. They are relatives of the Pineapple. Bromeliads are very hardy plants and easy to care for. They make wonderful flowering house plants. If you live in a climate that never sees below freezing temperatures, you can grow Bromeliads outdoors.
Calathea Plants, native to tropical South and Central America, Africa, and the West Indies, are grown primarily for their beautiful, brightly colored, upright, oval leaves. There are over 300 different types of Calathea Plants, many being man-made hybrids created by tissue cultures. The various Calathea varieties have leaves with a purple undersides and various vibrant colorful patterns on the top side. Indoors, a Calathea is a table plant or short bush that rarely gets bigger than 24” tall and 24”-26” wide.
The Chinese Evergreen also known as Aglaonema, it is an easy plant to grow and care for. Native to Asia it just about tolerates any indoor condition. The larger leaves come with unique patterns that work with all types of planters and furniture.
The Cordyline Plant typically has leathery leaves shaped like a spear with a variety of colors including green, red, yellow, white, purple, and purplish-red. Caring for these plants indoors is simple and straightforward, but they must be kept warm and they need a lot of light.
Croton (Codiaeum Variegatum) are colorful shrubs that can mature and grow up to 6 feet tall. The bright colors on the leaves can help brighten up any room! Overall a very resilient house plant, we have a guide designed to help you grow and care for Croton houseplants.
With over 1,200 different varieties, Cryptanthus have incredibly varied and beautiful foliage ranging from dark green and variegated to bright reds and pinks to silvery stripes. Most Cryptanthus grow close to the ground and can be as small as three inches in height. However, there are some species of Cryptanthus that can grow as tall as three feet.
Dumb Cane (also known as Dieffenbachia or the Leopard lily) is easy to care for. The Dumb Cane has large green leaves and thrives in a large range of environments. Yellow and green leaves make for a great addition to any area. Follow our easy guide to keep the Dumb Cane Dieffenbachia houseplant growing and thriving.
Dracaenas compose of a large group of popular foliage plants. Most grow strongly upright with long variegated leaves with a large array of colors. Dracaenas grow well at average room temperatures and like ample light. Dracaena houseplants are easy to care for and maintain. It tolerates low light conditions and has fairly low watering needs.