23 Most Beautiful Houseplants You Never Knew About

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If you want to grow some of the best indoor plants, then check out our list of the Most Beautiful Houseplants You Never Knew About!

Here are the Most Beautiful Houseplants you can grow indoors to have a fantastic green appeal in your rooms!

Have a look at the best tall houseplants you can grow here

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1. Nerve Plant

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This demanding houseplant looks gorgeous due to its striking leaves. Picky about watering and dry indoor air and cold drafts. You must need to keep balance in watering.

2. Croton


With the mix of yellow, amber, and orange color linear markings on thick dark green foliage, croton looks stunning. Grow it in bright indirect light.

3. Calathea

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Many varieties are available in astonishing color combinations and patterns. Keep it at warm, normal room temperature, saving from cold drafts.

4. Silver Vase Plant


Unusual but beautiful indoor plant, the silver vase or “urn plant” belongs to the bromeliad family. Be careful with watering, provide bright indirect light.

5. Red Aglaonema

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This beautiful houseplant’s dark green leaves with streaks of red and pink make it look really adorable indoors. It is absolutely easy to grow like Chinese evergreen.

6. Anthurium

Anthuriums are beautiful houseplants that bloom in alluring shades of white, pink-red, or lavender. It has a long lifespan, and low care requirements.

7. African Mask Plant

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African Mask Plant with its dark green leaves and silvery-white veins can be easily mistaken for an artificial plant. It needs moderate watering.

8. Prayer Plant


With its oblong foliage and low care requirements, this exotic houseplant is a lovely addition to any home. It requires bright light and moderate watering.

9. Adenium

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If you live in a warm climate and have a South or West facing window in your room, this is the plant you need to grow!

10. Fiber-Optic Grass


Choose a shiny pot that will accentuate the beauty of this exotic grass, place it in a warm spot that receives bright light, and keep the soil slightly moist.

11. Ti Plant

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Purple foliage with streaks of blazing pink, the Ti plant looks hot and gorgeous. You can grow this plant year around for that fantastic appeal indoors!

12. Oxalis


Oxalis belongs to a genus of edible, perennial plants characterized by striking mauve leaves and pink or white blooms. It prefers medium-to-bright light.

13. Ponytail Palm

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Ponytail Palm is an exotic succulent plant. It is low maintenance, grows slowly, and brings a tropical appeal indoors.

14. Poinsettia


Poinsettias and holiday decorations go hand in hand. This plant looks stunning with or without blooms due to its colorful bracts and foliage.

15. Rex Begonia

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Rex begonias are the best-looking houseplants out there. Keep them in a bright shady spot and in a well-drained medium.

16. Monstera Deliciosa


Monstera displays oversized foliage of dark green color. For best growth, place it near a window where it’ll receive indirect sunlight all day long.

17. Schefflera

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If you’re searching for a tall houseplant to improve the look of your interior, Schefflera is a good choice. Water moderately and place it in bright indirect light.

18. Streptocarpus


ts velvety, deep green leaves and eye-catchy floral clusters hovering above the underlying foliage create a stunning appeal, which makes it perfect for adorning a secluded corner.

19. String of Pearls

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String of pearls is an easy-care succulent plant. The plant looks stunning in hanging baskets, trailing down. It is drought tolerant so you don’t need to water frequently.

20. Song of India


It is one of the most ornamental dracaenas with solid green color in the middle and a line of lime-yellow color on the sides.

21. Brazilian Fireworks

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Brazilian firework is a year-round delight with or without its flowers. This shade-loving plant thrives best when subjected to bright, indirect sunlight and occasional watering.

22. Peace lily


The peace lily is attractive, low maintenance, and air cleaning houseplant. The plant does best in a shady environment and easily tackles the absence of light.

23. African Violet

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African violets are among the most easy-to-care flowering houseplants. You can choose from several varieties, right from the white-edged blooms to the variegated foliage forms.

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  1. Amazing list!
    Poinsettia has that elegant appeal so it’s always a great indoor houseplant.
    Money Tree, Peace lily, Crown of Thorns, Schefflera (Umbrella Tree), Spring of Pearls, Ti Plant, Bird’s Nest Fern, Anthurium, Croton, and Adenium are also really nice.
    I’m loving the Fiber-Optic Grass and Pleomele!
    Any idea where can I get/buy them?

  2. Tough crowd.

    I am freshly engaged in the houseplant world…. I’ve always had a few, but have recently been intrigued by more unique varieties. I thought this list was great, as it included some beautiful, affordable recommendations.

    • I agree with the tough crowd assessment – rude, almost. Sounds like you’re enjoying your foray into unique varieties. And I enjoyed the article as well!


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