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Showing Plants 111 to 120 of 124 total
Spike Moss
There are about 700 varieties of Selaginella which are often referred to as Spikemoss or Arborvitae Ferns. Selaginella are very diverse in their size and in the ways in which they grow.  Many can be found growing wild in tropical... Read More
Pink fluffy flowers on Senitive Plant (Mimosa Pudica)
Mimosa Pudica
Touch Me Not Plant | Shameful Plant
The Mimosa species began as a creeping annual in Central and South America and is often used as a ground cover. The Mimosa pudica is the variety most often grown as a houseplant. It has prickly delicate branches and feathery frond... Read More
white flowers on Shamrock Plant
Oxalis regnelli
Clover Plant
Shamrock Plants, or Oxalis, appear in flower shops around St. Patrick’s Day. These plants have the nickname Shamrock Plant because of their soft, thin, triangular leaves that are divided into three leaflets just like a lucky clo... Read More
Green and white long striped leaves on Spider Plant
Chlorophytum comosum
Airplane Plant
Often called an Airplane Plant, a Spider Plant is a fast- growing sitting or hanging houseplant that originally came from South Africa. This graceful interior houseplant produces leaves directly from the center of its pot. When ke... Read More
Split leaf philodendron with large glossy green leaves with long splits in leaves.
Monstera deliciosa
Windowleaf Plant Swiss Cheese Plant
The Split Leaf Philodendron or Monstera deliciosa as it should be called, is a large popular easy- care houseplant that is not really a philodendron at all. There is a great deal of confusion about what to call this plant because ... Read More
Platycerium bifurcatum
Elkhorn Fern Plant
A Staghorn Fern is native to the rain forests of Queensland Australia where it is found growing on rocks and the sides of trees. This is a very unique looking plant and does not resemble any other fern you’ve ever seen. The oute... Read More
Hanging Strawberry begonia plant with flowers
Saxifraga stolonifera
Strawberry Geranium Plant
The Strawberry Begonia Plant, or Strawberry Geranium as it is sometimes called, is neither a Begonia nor a Geranium, but rather a member of the Saxifrage family. It does have bluish-green fuzzy leaves like those of a Begonia and i... Read More
Green, red, and cream colored Stromathe plant
Stromanthe sanguinea
Stromanthe sanguinea  (sometimes referred to as Tricolor or Triostar Stromanthe), is native to the rain forests of Brazil. This variety of Stromanthe has absolutely beautiful leaves in different shades of white, red, pink, and gr... Read More
Scalloped green leaves on Swedish Ivy Plant
Plectranthus australis
Creeping Charlie
  Swedish Ivy did not originate in Sweden nor is it an ivy. However, it did first become popular as a houseplant in Sweden and it does have long cascading stems like an ivy. The Creeping Charlie, its nickname since it is a... Read More
Colorful leaves on Ti Plant
Cordyline terminalis
Hawaiian Ti Plant
A Ti plant, Cordyline terminalis, is one of the most colorful foliage plants you can purchase. Its cane-like woody stems produce sword-shaped leaves that are 2ft-5ft. in length and 5”-7” wide. Leaf color can be maroon, purple,... Read More
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