If you want to perk up your home with some pops of living green color, then you’ll love this list of 20 Most Beautiful Houseplants. You might know about some or never heard about them at all; either way, they are the perfect way to bring life and color into your home decor.
Every Home Needs Beautiful Houseplants!
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Filling your home with beautiful houseplants is the perfect way to take any dull and boring room and affordably make it look glam and add pops of color too.
If you didn’t know about some of these houseplants, then you’ll be pleased to see just how beautiful they are! Click here to learn more about your personality traits and how to choose a houseplant based on your zodiac sign!
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1 – Ficus Lyrata – ‘Fiddle Leaf Fig’ Tree Houseplant
This exotic version of a Fiddle Leaf Fee Tree has dark green stunning foliage. It’s normally used as a houseplant and perfect for perking up your home decor. It can be used in a variety of outdoor settings as well.
It’s so easy to take care of because they are artificial and simply stunning too. This tree provides an explosion of leaves with beautiful coloration
2 – Red Valentine Chinese Evergreen Plant
This beautiful Aglaonema Chinese Evergreen houseplant requires low maintenance, and you only have to water it when the soil starts to get dry. It’s an easy-to-grow houseplant and grows in dim light conditions, too, which makes it perfect for your home, office, apartment, or dorm room!
3 – Aluminum Plant – Pilea
This beautiful Pilea Cadierei Aluminum houseplant is known for the beautiful silver strips that cast-off aluminum’s color. Their silvery strips appear over the glossy green color of each leaf.
This stunning plant is known for its low maintenance. It’s effortless to grow for those of you without a green thumb!
4 – Fiddle Leaf Fig Tree
Rising high and finishing in an explosion of leaves, this 72″ Fiddle Leaf Fig Tree is the perfect way to bring the forest indoors without worrying about sunlight or watering.
It’s an impressive offering, standing six feet tall, and is ideal for a home library, den, man-cave, or (of course) an office. Complete with 270 leaves, several trunks, and a planter pot, which also makes an ideal gift! It’s one of my personal favorites as well.
5 – Calathea Medallion Peacock Plant
This Calathea Medallion Peacock Plant has dark green leaves with a feather-like shaped white pattern outlining the light green centers, making a beautiful plant with striking contrast.
These oval-shaped leaves have deep, burgundy/purple-colored undersides. They are very bold, decorative, and air-purifying houseplant! Calathea Medallion has beautiful, brightly colored, upright, oval leaves with deep burgundy undersides.
Plus, they are safe and non-toxic for pets! This beautiful houseplant is the perfect way to decorate any room in your home.
6 – Pencil Cactus
This unique looking and beautiful Pencil Cactus is infamous for its toxic milky sap – be sure to take care when handling this plant. Even still, it’s a very popular and loved houseplant.
As far as care, this Pencil Cactus needs medium to high light and doesn’t need to be watered frequently. It also likes dry air. It’s perfect for any room and will a beautiful pop of green to any room decor.
7 – Croton Petra
This beautiful, bold, and bodacious Croton Petra is low maintenance for those of us looking for an easy plant to raise. What makes it stunning is the enchanting mix of yellow, amber, and orange colors. It also features linear markings on thick dark green foliage, which adds to its beauty!
Growing is easy and should be kept in a spot that gets bright indirect light most of the time. You only need to water it sporadically as well, which adds to its easy growing appeal.
8 – Silver Nerve Plant
Another beauty! This Silver Nerve Plant is the perfect addition to any home. The silvery veins running through this houseplant are definitely the focal point! The large green leafy leaves are truly majestic as well.
This stunning beauty prefers bright or indirect light, making it perfect for really anyplace in your home or office. Another easy plant to raise, this Silver Nerve Plant likes evenly moist soil that’s not too wet or dry.
9 – Prayer Plant
This stunning Prayer Plant has big, oval leaves that turn upward at night, which adds to this houseplant’s unmistakable beauty. The folding and unfolding of the leaves happen in a regular pattern.
Plant biologists call these daily cycles circadian rhythms. All you need to do is provide bright indirect light and keep evenly moist.
10 – Bird’s Nest Fern
This simply stunning Bird’s Nest Fern is native to Southeast Asia and makes the perfect decorative plant because of its beautifully unique shaped leaves. This bird’s nest fern (Asplenium nidus) is easy to grow and likes mainly warmth and humidity.
It also requires bright indirect light and temperature around 70 degrees for growing bird’s nest fern indoors. It’s one of my personal favorites!
12 – Adenium Obesum Red Desert Rose
The Adenium Obesum Red Desert Rose goes best in a warm climate or if you have a South or West facing window in your home. Even with the small growing needs, the Red Desert Rose is low maintenance and flowers heartily throughout the year in frost-free climates.
It’s simply stunning, and the red will bring that pop of color into your home better than any home decor items you can buy.
13 – Fiber Optic Grass Plant
This Fiber Optic Grass Plant provides structure and texture to your garden, offering many shapes, heights, and colors. Most will “bloom’ with attractive seed fronds that move with the breeze.
This grass has slender green foliage; on the tips are buff-colored flowers. The flowers resemble the look of fiber optic lights hence the common name.
This is a plant that will do great near water or in moist soils. This is a great grass for mixed containers, giving them movement and interest, especially since it tends to look weedy in the landscape. It can also be grown on a cool windowsill. This grass loves full sun to part sun and medium to high water requirements.
Best of all, you can buy the seeds and grow it yourself!
14 – Ti Plant
This Ti Plant has stunning purple foliage with streaks of blazing pink! There’s no better way to add contrasting colors to your home decor than with this houseplant. This Ti plant looks smoking hot and gorgeous!
This plant can grow in your home for a year-round foliage spectacle. It is drought tolerant and requires high light requirements, indoor growing, it must be kept somewhere where it can absorb direct and indirect light both.
15 – Oxalis Indoor Or Outdoor Plant
This Oxalis Indoor Or Outdoor Plant is by far my most favorite beautiful houseplant! What a stunning addition to any room it lives in. Think of how amazing the Oxalis would look in your garden too!
The Oxalis belongs to various edible, perennial plants described by its striking mauve leaves and pink or white blooms. It likes to grow in medium-to-bright light and performs better when grown in evenly moist soil.
16 – Ponytail Palm
The Ponytail Palm is surely an exotic succulent plant and would make a fine addition to any decor. It’s known to be a low maintenance plant as it has low watering needs, which means easy care!
It also grows slowly, which means you don’t need to re-pot as often as other plants. Pair it up with this stunning Rondo Self Watering Planter featured in the image below, and you are ready to host a fab dinner party!
17 – Schefflera (Umbrella Tree)
This beautiful Schefflera (Umbrella Tree) is great for indoors and outdoors! It grows to 8 feet or more in height. You can use it as an accent, backdrop, privacy, camouflage any area of your home with its big leafy branches.
Schefflera arboricola, commonly called umbrella plant or dwarf Schefflera, is an evergreen shrub or small tree that grows in tropical climates to 10-25′ tall. It is native to Taiwan. In the wild, it sometimes grows on other trees as an epiphyte.
Each leaf has 7-9 oblong to elliptic leaflets (to 4-6″ long) arranged in a circle on leaf stalks to 6″ long. It blooms tiny red flowers in compound panicles bloom in summer. Flowers are followed by round orange drupes (to 1/4″), which mature to black. Indoor plants rarely flower.
18 – African Violets
The most popular blooming plant in the world is the African Violet. And for good reason, they bloom continuously, twelve months a year.
Plus, they are easy to grow; a filtered light window with warm temperatures is all you need. Keep evenly moist, not wet dry—a stunning addition to any home decor.
19 – String of Pearls Succulent Plant
This String of Pearls Succulent Plant is a trailing succulent that can grow several feet and spill over the edge of their planter to create a beautiful texture and look to your arrangements.
It’s an easy-care succulent plant, too, which is great for the on-the-go person. Trailing downward, it looks stunning in hanging baskets. It is drought tolerant, so you don’t need to water frequently.
20 – Peace Lily
This large flowering Peace Lily is one of the best plant gifts you can give Mom or anyone. The Peace Lily is low maintenance as well as an air-cleaning houseplant.
This plant displays a beautiful, spoon-shaped white spathe amidst a spike of white flowers. It thrives best in a shady environment and can flourish in low-level lighting too.
We know you will be able to enjoy these beautiful houseplants in your home and allow them to fill your rooms with color, life, and beauty!
If you are shopping for plants that will bring you inner peace and add a sense of calm to your home, be sure and read 5 Decorative Indoor Houseplants You Need For Inner Peace.
Don’t forget to read 15 Strange And Beautiful Houseplants You Need To Know About too!
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