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Round, leathery dark green leaves that look like dinner plates on Balfour aralia
Dinner Plate Aralia
An 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 resemble leathery, round, dinner plates about 1"- 2" in diameter, wh... Read More
Long, green feathery fronds on Areca palm
Dypsis lutescens
Butterfly Palms
The Areca palm, native to Madagascar, is one of the most popular indoor houseplants sold today. Indoors an Areca palm is a medium sized exotic looking plant that can reach a height of 6-8 feet; outdoors it may be as tall as 25 fee... Read More
Light green arrowhead shaped leaves on Arrowhead plant
Syngonium podophyllum
Arrowhead plants, also called  Syngonium and Nepthytis, make excellent indoor plants. Originally grown as a solid green plant, Arrowhead plants now have leaves that are almost white, green & white, and various shades of pink ... Read More
Asparagus fern is covered in tiny needle-like bright green leaves
Asparagus sprengeri
Sprengeri Fern Ferns
Easy care Asparagus Fern plants, native to South Africa, are not true ferns at all but rather members of the lily family. The name asparagus fern comes from the fact that the new growth resembles tiny asparagus spears. Asparagus s... Read More
Pink Azalea Plant
Azaleas, the national flower of Nepal, are part of an ancient group of plants dating back million of years. They are related to rhododendrons and blueberries and are descendents of Asian shrubs. Azaleas can also be used as a cente... Read More
Delicate, green Baby's Tears Plant
Soleirolia helxine
Babys Tears Plant Baby Tears Plant
A Baby's Tears plant is a delicate looking house plant that resembles a mat or carpet of tiny green leaves as it spreads over the sides of its pot. Baby's Tears plants, which originally came from Corsica and Sardinia, have tiny ro... Read More
Reed-like stems with bamboo like base, growing in clumps with dark green leaflets.
Chamaedorea seifrizii
Reed Palm
The beautiful compact Bamboo Palm, native to Mexico and Central America, is perfect for low light areas. Indoors, a Bamboo or Reed Palm, can reach a height of 5-7ft. and a width of 3-5ft. with multiple reed-like stems growing in c... Read More
Pink, Yellow, Red Begonia Plant
Though many consider begonias to be an outdoor plant, they also make excellent indoor plant that may bloom the entire year. Begonia plants originally came from the tropical, moist regions of southern Asia, Africa, South America, a... Read More
Pink, green, and cream colored Begonia Rex Plant.
Rex Begonia
A Begonia Rex plant, also called a Painted-Leaf Begonia, a Fancy-Leaf Begonia, or King Begonia, is a colorful perennial flowering plant that originally came from India. It is grown for its large colorful leaves rather than its sm... Read More
Very large green paddle shaped leaves on Bird of Paradise plant
White Bird of Paradise Plant
An indoor Bird of Paradise is a slow growing plant with large paddle- shaped leaves that resemble those of a banana plant. Even indoors, a Bird of Paradise plant can easily reach a height of 6-7ft. This plant has no stem and the l... Read More
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