Category Archives: Houseplants

Ficus Triangularis (Triangle Ficus): Care and Growing Guide

Ficus Triangularis (Triangle Ficus): Care

Ficus triangularis is one of the easiest ficus houseplants to grow indoors. Although ficus plants are notoriously fussy indoor plants, the ficus triangularis isn’t in this category. Also called the triangle ficus, the leafy plant gets its name from the leaves in the shape of a triangle. The truncate-shaped waxy leaves are a shiny dark green color and cover the woody plant’s stems. The ficus triangularis ‘Variegata’ has triangular-shaped green leaves with creamy-white margins and veins for a more dramatic appearance.

Venus Flytrap: Care, Feeding, Facts, Flowers (With Pictures)

Venus Flytrap: Care, Feeding

Venus flytrap is a popular carnivorous plant that traps insects before “consuming” them. The Venus flytrap uses sweet nectar to attract flies and insects to its two hinged lobes. When a fly, spider, or bug touches the fine bristles on the surface, the lobes close, trapping the insect. Fluids from the leaf tissue dissolve the insect, and the plant feeds by absorbing the insect’s nutrients.

Plants with Pink Leaves (Including Plants with Pink and Green Leaves) – Pictures and Identification

Plants with Pink Leaves

Pink leaf plants are beautiful plants to brighten up interiors with shades of salmon pink, fuchsia, cerise, magenta, and rose pink. Whether the pink leaves are striped, speckled, variegated, mottled, or pure pastel pink, pink plants create a warm, tropical touch in any room. In addition, houseplants with pink and green leaves create exciting color combinations that can be an eye-catching talking piece or the focal point. Of course, if you live in warm climates, pink-leaved plants look stunning in a tropical garden landscape.

Ficus‌ ‌Elastica‌ ‌Tineke‌ ‌(Rubber‌ ‌Tree‌ ‌Plant):‌ ‌Care‌ ‌and‌ ‌Growing‌ ‌Guide‌

Ficus‌ ‌Elastica‌ ‌Tineke‌ ‌(Rubber‌ ‌Tree‌ ‌Plant)

Ficus elastica tineke is an attractive rubber tree plant with variegated green and creamy-white leaves. The main feature of ficus tineke is its large glossy, rubbery leaves that are dark green with yellowish or white edges and a tinge of pink. The advantage of growing this variegated rubber tree plant is that ficus tineke is an easy-care houseplant that thrives in most indoor environments.

Monstera Minima: Plant Care and Growing Guide

Monstera Minima plant care

Monstera minima is a leafy, tropical houseplant with large, heart-shaped, split leaves. As an easy-care indoors vining plant, a potted Monstera minima is ideal for adding an exotic touch to any room. Monstera minima has lobed leaves that dangle elegantly over hanging baskets or grow up a supporting frame or moss pole. The Monstera minima has smaller leaves and shorter growth than other houseplants that are called Monstera.

Scindapsus Pictus ‘Exotica’: Plant Care and Growing Guide (Pictures)

Scindapsus Pictus 'Exotica': Plant Care and Growing Guide

Scindapsus Pictus ‘Exotica’ is a striking vining plant with large, heart-shaped dark-green leaves with silvery-white splashes. The long trailing stems of the Scindapsus Pictus ‘Exotica’ with its velvety green and silver leaves bring the tropics to your living space. This tropical hanging basket plant goes by the common names Satin Pothos, Silver Pothos, Philodendron Silver, and Silver Vine. The slow-growing Scindapsus ‘Exotica’ climber is one of the easiest houseplants to grow.

Tropical Foliage Plants With Large Leaves (With Their Picture and Name) – Identification Guide

Tropical Foliage Plants With Large Leaves

Tropical plants with large, exotic leaves are perfect for adding lush foliage to indoor spaces. Big-leafed indoor plants from tropical regions generally grow well indoors. For example, tropical foliage plants such as philodendron, monstera, fiddle leaf fig, and dumb cane plants bring the tropics to a room. Also, colorful exotic plants with red, purple, orange, or white leaves do wonders to improve any room’s interior.

Scindapsus Pictus ‘Argyraeus’: Plant Care and Growing Guide (Pictures)

Scindapsus Pictus ‘Argyraeus’: Plant Care and Growing Guide (Pictures)

Scindapsus pictus ‘Argyraeus’ is a beautiful trailing plant with eye-catching heart-shaped velvety leaves and silver markings. Also called Satin Pothos and Philodendron Silver, this green and silver vining plant is an easy-to-grow houseplant. The variegated spotted leaves on the Scindapsus pictus ‘Argyraeus’ long vines look impressive growing in hanging baskets or climbing up a moss pole.

Philodendron Gloriosum: Plant Care And Growing Guide (Pictures)

Philodendron Gloriosum: Plant Care

Philodendron gloriosum is a stunning tropical houseplant with large, velvety heart-shaped green leaves and eye-catching creamy-white or pink veins. The magnificent philodendron leaves grow from a creeping rhizome (a thick rootstock that grows horizontally), making the Philodendron gloriosum a type of crawling plant. Despite its exotic, tropical appearance, this philodendron variety is easy to grow at home.

Philodendron Birkin: Plant Care and Growing Guide (with Birkin Plant Pictures)

Philodendron Birkin: Plant Care

Philodendron Birkin is a stunning tropical houseplant, thanks to its rare variegation. A mature Philodendron Birkin has leathery, dark green glossy leaves with creamy-white pinstripes. The tropical philodendron plant starts with lime-green leaves and light yellowish thin stripes. As the Birkin plant matures, white variegation develops, giving the unique Philodendron leaves rare patterns on its pointed oval leaves.