The houseplants in this list are exceptional; they are bold and pretty. Some of the most unique, beautiful indoor plants you should grow!
Grow some of these plants indoors, and you’ll see a big change in your interior. These beautiful houseplants have the ability to change the appearance of any dull-boring room!
1. Nerve Plant
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.
The bold and bodacious houseplant that is low maintenance too. The mix of yellow, amber, and orange color linear markings on thick dark green foliage, croton looks stunning. To grow, keep it in a spot that receives bright indirect light most of the time and water sporadically.
Lovely plant, great to look at! Many varieties are available in astonishing color combinations and patterns. This tropical houseplant doesn’t mind low light conditions. Keep it in warm, normal room temperature, saving from cold drafts. It likes humid surroundings and moderate watering.
4. Pencil Cactus
This unusual looking astonishing plant is notorious for its toxic milky sap (take care when handling this plant); still, it’s getting popular as a houseplant. Pencil cactus has medium to high light requirements and low watering needs; it also doesn’t mind dry air. Watering 2-3 times in a month is sufficient. To grow, keep the plant in a spot with ample light, a shaft of sunlight for a few hours or even more and it would do fine.
5. Silver Vase Plant
Unusual but a beautiful indoor plant, the silver vase or “urn plant” belongs to bromeliad family. Overall, growing this houseplant is similar to others– Be careful with watering, provide bright indirect light.
6. Fiddle Leaf Fig
7. Aluminium Plant
This plant is known for the beautiful silver strips that look like a color of aluminum; these strips appear over the glossy green color of each leaf. One of the beautiful indoor plants it is low maintenance. Keep it in a cool shady spot that receives a few hours of bright indirect light, water only when soil is dry.
8. Red Aglaonema
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 and tolerates low light conditions and drought.
Anthuriums are beautiful houseplants that bloom in alluring shades of white, pink red or lavender. With a rich color palette, long lifespan and low care requirements, they are good for those with a busy lifestyle. Anthurium produces more foliage when grown in low-light conditions, so it’s you keep this plant in a spot that receives indirect sunlight all day.
10. African Mask Plant
African Mask Plant with its dark green leaves and silvery-white veins can be easily mistaken for an artificial plant. This plant needs moderate watering and a bright position away from direct sunlight. Clean the leaves every few days to keep the plant looking attractive and healthy.
11. Prayer Plant
With its beautifully patterned oblong foliage and low care requirements, this exotic houseplant is a lovely addition to any home. It requires bright light, moderate watering, and warm room temperature when it’s grown indoors. One interesting fact about this houseplant is that it folds up its leaves in the night or in the dark place.
12. Bird’s Nest Fern
Native to Southeast Asia, bird’s nest fern (Asplenium nidus) is easy to grow if the proper conditions are given—mainly warmth and humidity. Bright indirect light and temperature around 70 F are optimum for growing bird’s nest fern indoors. Visit HGTV to learn more growing this!
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. Except for its sunlight requirements, Adenium is a low maintenance houseplant and flowers heartily throughout the year in frost-free climates.
14. Fiber-Optic Grass
Fiber optic grass is a tropical grass that grows best in subtropical and tropical outdoor areas under USDA Zones (9-11), but it can be grown indoors in cooler regions too (We also added it to our list of BEST ORNAMENTAL GRASSES). Choose an ALLURING 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.
15. Ti Plant
Purple foliage with streaks of blazing pink, the Ti plant looks hot and gorgeous. You can grow this plant for year around foliage attraction. This plant is drought tolerant but has a high light requirement, indoors, it must be kept somewhere where it can absorb direct and indirect light both.
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 and performs better when grown in evenly moist soil.
17. Ponytail Palm
Ponytail Palm is an exotic succulent plant. It looks so interesting, one of the low maintenance plants as it has low watering needs and grows slowly, which means you don’t need to repot it frequently.
Poinsettias and holiday decorations go hand in hand. This plant looks stunning with or without blooms due to its colorful bracts and foliage. To remain healthy, cheery, and colorful, it needs a bright spot, a couple of hours of morning sunlight and indirect light all day long is sufficient. A draft-free place is best, watering when the soil is dry is required.
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19. Rex Begonia
Rex begonias are best-looking begonias out there. Too showy, if you want to add a sparkle to your interior, grow them. Keeping in a bright shady spot in a well-drained medium, it’s important that you don’t overwater them.
20. Monstera Deliciosa
Monstera plant in a good looking pot standing beside a brightly painted wall in its supreme health displaying lush, oversized foliage of dark green color. You can imagine, it’ll look magnificent. Known as split leaf philodendron, you can also keep it in low light, for best result place it near a window where it’ll receive indirect sunlight all day long.
21. Schefflera (Umbrella Tree)
If you’re searching for a tall houseplant to improve the look of your interior, Schefflera is a good choice. Schefflera is finicky about its light requirements and doesn’t like direct sun but this doesn’t mean you can keep it in dim light, a spot near a window that receive indirect sunlight most of the time and have proper air circulation is what it demands. Watering should be done moderately.
Streptocarpus, better known as the cape primrose is related to the African Violets; it prefers the same growing conditions of indirect light or filtered sunlight and moderately watered soil. Its 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 of a drawing room or adding a dash of color to an otherwise, dull space.
23. String of Pearls
The string of pearls is an easy-care succulent plant. It looks stunning in hanging baskets, trailing down. It is drought tolerant so you don’t need to water frequently, once in every other week would be enough.
24. Pleomele (Song of India)
Dracaena reflexa like other plants of this genus is an easy-care houseplant. It’s one of the most ornamental dracaenas; the leaves have solid green color in the middle and a line of lime-yellow color on sides. Good for tabletops and plant stands as pleomele is a slow growing plant.
25. Brazilian Fireworks
Whether you use this gorgeous tropical plant indoors, or in warm, shade gardens (if living in USDA zones 9-11), the Brazilian fireworks is a year-round delight with or without its flowers. This shade-loving plant is DEMANDING but thrives best when subjected to bright, indirect sunlight and occasional watering.
26. Peace lily
The peace lily is an attractive, low maintenance, air cleaning houseplant. This plant bears showy, spoon-shaped white spathe amidst a spike of white flower. Peace Lily survives best in a shady environment and easily tackle the absence of light.
27. Crown of Thorns
This lovely poinsettia relative is quite tolerant of neglect and thrives well as long as you place it in a bright spot and keep it in drier side. Appreciated for its showy flowers and thick, grayish-green leaves, it is a popular choice for indoor gardening.
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28. Money Tree (Pachira Aquatica)
Tall, fat trunk, glossy-large foliage, the money tree is indeed a substitute for the fiddle leaf fig. Only a few indoor trees can become that tall. Also, it’s a low-maintenance houseplant. If you want to learn how to grow Pachira Aquatica indoors, click here!
29. African Violet
African violets are among the most easy-to-care flowering houseplants. They produce delicate, mauve flowers with little effort from your side. You can choose from several varieties, right from the white-edged blooms to the variegated foliage forms.