Popular House Plants

Click on any picture in our Popular House Plant Section and  learn how to identify, grow, and care for indoor houseplants. Search our extensive houseplant guide and find plant care advice for your specific indoor houseplants.

Can't identify your mystery houseplant? Visit our Ask Judy page. Send Judy your indoor houseplant questions, problems, and pictures. See all plants in the database.
Showing Plants 11 to 20 of 20 total
Dark pink Christmas cactus
Schlumbergera bridgesii
Christmas cactus plants, Schlumbergera bridgesii, native to central and South America, are one of the most popular houseplants sold during the holiday season. Christmas cactus are epiphytes in their native environment. Epiphytes a... Read More
Rust colored Chrysanthemum Plant
A Chrysanthemum is really an outdoor plant that has become a popular floral gift and flowering plant for home and office. It is second only to the rose as the most popular cut flower in the world. Mums are members of the Asteracea... Read More
Red and White cCneraria Plant
Pericallis cruenta
Cineraria plants are beautiful small flowering plants that are available for purchase during the late winter and early spring. The compact Cineraria plant has tight bunches of petite daisy like flowers surrounded by large dark gre... Read More
Large orange flowers and green leaves on Clivia Plant
Clivia miniata
Kaffir Lily
Clivia Plants, close relatives of Amaryllis Plants, are easy care almost indestructible flowering plants from South Africa. Named after a Duchess of the Clive Family, Clivias have long, thick, dark-green arching leaves growing out... Read More
White flowers on Coffee Plant.
The Coffee Plant or c.arabica originated in the Arabian Peninsula and the mountains of Yemen. It's also found in the highlands of Ethiopia and southeastern Sudan. For all you coffee lovers, c.arabica is the first type of coffee pl... Read More
Red, green,cream colored Coleus "Kong Plant
A coleus plant is a fast- growing, hanging houseplant that comes in over 100 different leaf colors, textures, shapes, & designs. These plants was very popular during the Victorian era but fell out of favor for a while because ... Read More
Multi-colored croton plant with leaves in green, yellow, red, and orange.
Codiaeum variegatum
Crotons were originally an outdoor decorative plant and have only become a popular indoor houseplant within the last 15-20 years. They have beautiful multicolored, hard, leathery leaves in red, yellow, green, orange, and black. Th... Read More
Bright pink flowers and green leaves on dark fleshy stems covered in thorns
Euphorbia milii
Christ Plant
A Crown of Thorns Plant (Euphorbia milii), a bushy slow growing succulent plant native to Madagascar, is an easy- care flowering houseplant that thrives on neglect, blooms throughout the year, grows indoors or outdoors, and is ver... Read More
Ctenanthe plant with green and yellow patterned elliptical leaves with pale green undersides.
Brazilian Snow Plant
Ctenanthe, native to tropical Brazil, is a member of the Marantaceae family and is related to the calathea and prayer plant. These evergreen perennials are grown primarily for the beauty of their colorful leaves. The three species... Read More
Red and white Cyclamen Plant
Cyclamen persicum
There are over 20 species of Cyclamen plants native to North Africa and the Mediterranean. The best Cyclamen to use as an indoor plant is the Cyclamen persicum. Cyclamen are compact table plants that produce butterfly-like flowers... Read More
Showing Plants 11 to 20 of 20 total