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Purple African Violet HousePlant
Saintpaulia ionantha
Who couldn’t love African Violet Plants? Small, compact African Violet HousePlants with their soft, furry, dark green leaves, and beautiful delicate flowers, often bloom all year. Varieties of African Violet Plants are available... Read More
Thick green Agave Plant
Agave attenuata
The Agave Plant, which originated in Mexico, the Southwest US, and Central & tropical South America, is an easy care impressive looking succulent plant that makes a great indoor or outdoor plant. It’s a common misconception ... Read More
Wavy leaves, white veined Alocasia Plant
Alocasia
African Mask Elephant Ear Plant
An Alocasia Plant, native to Asia, is also called an Elephant Ear Plant or African Mask Plant. Alocasia Plants have large, dark-green, glossy, heart-shaped leaves with wavy edges. These stunning veined leaves come in red, bronze, ... Read More
Spath flowe in Alocasia macrorrhiza
Alocasia
Elephant Ear Plant African Mask Plant
An Alocasia Plant, native to Asia, is also called an Elephant Ear Plant or African Mask Plant. Alocasia Plants have large, dark-green, glossy, heart-shaped leaves with wavy edges.  If you are searching for a dramatic, very differ... Read More
Plump, spiked leaves on Aloe Vera Plant
Aloe Vera
Medicine Plant
An Aloe Vera Plant is a drought resistant succulent that can be grown indoors or outdoors.  Medicine Plant is the nickname given to an Aloe Vera Plant because the sap from its leaves soothes minor skin irritations and burns. This... Read More
Gray and green striped Aluminum Plant
Pilea cadierei
The Aluminum Plant, or Pilea cadierei, is an attractive hanging or table plant native to China and Viet Nam. This particular variety of Pilea is grown for its attractive leaves rather than its very small flowers. The dark green ov... Read More
Pink Flowers on Amaryllis plant
Hippeastrum
Barbados Lily
An Amaryllis Plant is native to the tropical regions of South America, and is a wonderful flowering houseplant to give as a gift for Christmas or Valentine’s Day. With the proper after- bloom care, an Amaryllis Plant will flower... Read More
Pink Angel Wing begonia Plant
Begonia Coccinea
An Angel Wing Begonia Plant (Begonia coccinea’), first found in South America, makes up a large portion of the Cane Begonia Group. All Cane Begonia plants have long stems with “joints” on them. The leaves and flowers of Bego... Read More
Red Anthurium Plant
Anthurium
Flaming Flower
Anthurium is a large genus of plants that contains well over 700 species and belongs to the Arum family (Araceae). Anthurium Plants are also referred to as "Flamingo Flower"  Plants or "Boy Flower" Plants, both names refer to the... Read More
Leathery, round, green Balfour Aralia
Polyscias-scutellaria-'Balfouriana'
Balfour Aralia Dinner Plate Aralia
Balfour Aralia is an evergreen plant native to Africa, Asia, Australia, parts of North and Central America, and South America. The distinct leaves of a Balfour Aralia Plant look like leathery round dinner plates about 1"- 2" in di... Read More
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