Popular House Plants

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Showing Plants 111 to 120 of 131 total
Red. green,patterned Prayer Plant
Maranta leuconeura
The Prayer Plant, native to Brazil. Asia, and Africa, is a very unique plant. The large patterned leaves of a Prayer Plant, with hues of red, green, brown, and cream, lift up and fold together each evening as though praying and op... Read More
Purple hairy Purple Velvet Plant
Gynura sarmentosa
Purple Passion Plant
Outdoors, a Purple Velvet Plant a very unique plant that originated in Indonesia, is a woody perennial that can often grow up to 4 ft. wide and 2-3ft in height. Indoors the Purple Velvet Plant or Purple Passion Plant as it is some... Read More
Rabbit's- Foot-Fern-Davallia-trichomannoides
Davillia fejeensis
Hare's Foot Fern
Rabbit’s Foot Fern, originally from Fiji, is a lovely compact plant that never makes a mess like other ferns. It has thin lacy medium green fronds that have an almost bluish tinge. As a Rabbit’s Foot Fern matures it develops f... Read More
Rhapis - excelsa
Lady Palm
A Lady Palm is an elegant durable palm that can adapt to almost all conditions. The best variety to use as a houseplant is the Rhapis Excelsa. This slow growing palm has large shiny dark green fronds with blunt tips. The fronds of... Read More
Ficus elastica
Rubber Plant
Ficus elastica or Rubber Plant originated in India and Malaysia and was once grown for the rubber that was produced from its sap. Today it is a very popular indoor houseplant. A Rubber Plant has 5”-12” large thick glossy leave... Read More
Cycas Revoluta
A Sago Palm is not really a Palm but a member of the Cycad Family and a relative of Conifers and Ginko Trees. Cycads, often called “living fossils,” are one of the oldest most primitive plant families and have not changed very... Read More
Green and yellow Sansevieria Plant
Sansevieria trifasciata
Snake Plant Mother-in-Law's Tongue Plant
A Sansevieria Plant, originally from South Africa, is another hardy almost impossible to kill houseplant that thrives on neglect. Sansevieria Plants, also called Snake Plants and Mother in Law's Tongue Plants, can be used as table... Read More
Large, dark green, shiny Schefflera Plant
Schefflera actinophylla
Umbrella Plant
A Schefflera Plant, native to Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands, is often called an Umbrella Tree because of its large shiny dark green leaves that drape down like the spokes of an umbrella. Each leaf appears at the ... Read More
Small bright green Selaginella Plant
Spike Moss
There are about 700 varieties of Selaginella Plants which are often referred to as Spikemoss or Arborvitae Ferns. Selaginella Plants are very diverse in their size and in the ways they grow.  Many Selaginella Plants can be found ... Read More
Pink fluffy flowered Senitive Plant (Mimosa Pudica)
Mimosa Pudica
Touch Me Not Plant
The Mimosa species of plants began as a creeping annual plant in Central and South America and is still often used as a ground cover. The Mimosa pudica or Sensitive Plant is the variety most often grown as a houseplant. The Sensit... Read More
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