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Showing Plants 11 to 19 of 19 total
Gray and green striped Aluminum Plant
Pilea cadierei
Aluminum Plant
The Pilea cadierei, also called an Aluminum plant, 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 d... Read More
Podocarpus macrophyllus
Buddhist Pine | Japanese Yew Plant
A Podocarpus is a very dense, upright, slow growing evergreen plant that originally came from China and Japan. It has long slender dark green leathery leaves. A Podocarpus grows straight up with very little side branching unless i... Read More
Red Poinsettia Plant
Euphorbiaceae pulcherrima
Poinsettias
A Poinsettia Plant, native to Mexico, is the most popular indoor flowering plant sold in the U.S. even though it is only available six weeks of the year. The colorful parts of the Poinsettia Plant are really modified leaves called... Read More
Pink and green Polka Dot Plant
Hypoestes
Pink Splash Plant
A polka dot plant (hypoestes)  is a small colorful plant native to Madagascar; it usually comes in 2", 4", or 6" pots. The delicate, downy green leaves are covered in spots and splashes of red, rose, white, or light green which g... Read More
Ponytail Palm has large swollen base and thin grasslike leaves
Beaucarnea recurvata
Bottle Palm
A Ponytail Palm is not really a palm but a relative of the Yucca plant, a member of the Agave family, and a relative of the Lily Plant. This is is unique succulent, there are no two of these palms that are exactly alike. A Ponytai... Read More
Yellow and green heart shaped leaves on golden pothos plant
Epipremnum aureum
Pothos plants, native to the jungles of Malaysia, are highly adaptable, glossy-leafed plants with heart-shaped leaves. A Golden Pothos has yellow and green leaves, a Marble Queen Pothos has white and green leaves, and a Jade Potho... Read More
Large patterned leaves with hues of red, green, brown, and cream, on a Prayer Plant.
Maranta leuconeura
The Prayer plant, native to Brazil. Asia, and Africa, is a very unique plant. The large patterned leaves with hues of red, green, brown, and cream, lift up and fold together each evening as though praying and open again the next m... Read More
Purple and green 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
Arching, graceful green fronds with delicate leaflets develop off a thick central trunk
Phoenix Roebelenii Palms
The dwarf pygmy date palm, Phoenix roebelenii, originated underneath the canopy of dense tropical forests in Africa and Asia. This helps explain why this plant does so well in the indirect light found in homes and offices. The pyg... Read More
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