48 Stunning Aglaonema Varieties | Chinese Evergreen Types

Brighten up your home by growing one of the most colorful houseplants! Pick your favorite from these Best Aglaonema Varieties!

Chinese evergreen is an easy-to-grow plant that survives well in every indoor condition and purifies the air as well! With so many benefits to offer, it makes for a great houseplant to grow! If you, too, want to grow it, pick one of the Best Aglaonema Varieties listed from this list!

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This tough indoor plant comes in a range of colors and combinations. Some varieties also produce calla-lily-like flowers when planted in well-lit locations. As the plant is a slow grower, it can also be a great addition to coffee tables and desks when it is young.


Best Aglaonema Varieties

1. Chinese Evergreen

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This beautiful specimen, with white striped green leaves and pale green stems, is also ranked as one of the top air-cleaning plants in the famous NASA list.

2. Burmese Evergreen

An ideal choice for low-light spaces like offices and homes, this variety stays lush even in the minimalistic sun.

3. Red Peacock

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Its green leaves are designed with pink veins and streaks, which makes for an alluring houseplant. Keep it in bright light for optimum growth and best display of its colors.

4. Cutlass

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Blade-like streaked green and creamy-white foliage with dark green central veins of this plant can bring a vibrant look in both indoors and landscapes!

5. Emerald Bay

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Emerald Bay features a fantastic blend of dark green edges with a silver-gray center. It is more tolerant of low-light conditions than other variegated varieties.

6. Harlequin

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Harlequin changes its appearance according to light. It stays green with yellow splotches and pink veins in the shade, while light makes the leaves take a uniform yellow tint with pink hues.

7. Silver Queen

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The silver-green variegated leaves are lance-shaped that look stunning on short stems. The best part of the plant is–it continues to look gorgeous irrespective of the changes in light.

8. Silver King

‘Silver King’ has dark green leaves with silver beaming from the prime vein of the leaf. It survives in dim-lit areas, rooms with indirect light, hallways, and offices.

9. Maria Christina

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It looks quite similar to Aglaonema ‘Silver Queen,’ albeit with slightly smaller and dense foliage growth. Also, it is more cold-tolerant too!

10. Maria

Native to the Philippines, it is also popular as Emerald Beauty. This slow-growing variety has deep and light green patterned foliage and is also very easy to care for and maintain.

11. Anyanmanee

If you love your houseplants with spotted leaves, then this will win your heart with its dusty pink spots on dark green wide leaves!

12. Georgi’s Ruby

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An award-winning plant, the plant has a mix of dark and light green foliage, variegated with chartreuse and dark pink hues.

13. BJ Freeman

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The plant features large leaves with gray, green, and white markings. It is a dependable specimen when it comes to low maintenance and lighting requirements.

14. Black Lance

‘Black Lance’ is a tall, upright variety that displays long and narrow, deep green leaves with a broad strip of a silver-green streak in the middle of the foliage.

15. Brilliant

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Just like the name, the leaves are brilliantly mottled with cream-white midrib and creamy-gray splotches on a dark green surface. It also purifies the air and is considered to bring good luck.

16. Cory

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This aglaonema variety produces charming leaves patterned with silver-green feathery stripes on white or cream-colored stems. It also has good tolerance to cold.

17. Deborah

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Deborah’s foliage has dark green edges and a matching gray-green center with veins. This low-maintenance variety is ideal for someone who’s got black thumbs.

18. Emerald Star

Emerald Sta has a vigorous growth rate and features dense multicolored foliage with a mix of dark and light green spots. It also handles cold very well.

19. Red Gold

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This cultivar shows off its best colors when kept in sunlight, but afternoon shade is a must. The leaves have a mix of green, gold, and cream, with borders covered with an exceptional shade of red.

20. Siam Aurora

This beautiful Aglaonema variety is a less common cultivar with bold pink edges on green leaves. It grows upright and tolerates low light conditions, and also rounds up as a lucky plant, according to Feng Shui.

21. Abidjan

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A rare specimen, it is a tough plant that has long and wide camouflage foliage with gray-green splotches. It is quite tolerant of shade, which makes it great for low-lit rooms.

22. Amelia

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‘Amelia’ is another beautiful variety with variegated dark green, silver-gray leaves. The dense foliage can bring tremendous beauty to the corners with minimalistic demands.

23. Commutatum

This evergreen perennial resembles a dumb cane in looks. It is native to northeastern Celebes and the Philippines and grows up to 1-2 feet in height.

24. Pictum Tricolor

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This plant is mainly found in Nias and Sumatra Islands. It is a slow-growing sub-tropical plant that has shiny leaves with astonishing colors!

25. Tigress

The long foliage makes for a bushy indoor plant, and the olive-green-colored leaves with green-white stripes are from where the plant derives its name.

26. Wishes

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This variety stands out because of its foliage. With shades of pink to red-colored leaves, this cultivar makes for an excellent houseplant. It is one of the Best Aglaonema Varieties!

27. Chocolate

 

This dark green-colored plant has light pink to red-colored veins that need very little or no maintenance. Chocolate is one of the darker Aglaonema varieties.

28. Cutlass

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With its long, slim leaves in the shape of a blade, Cutlass really seems to be living up to its name. The color of the foliage is pale silver-green with markings in dark green.

29. Rotundum

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It is a decorative plant with many interesting varieties to choose from. For best colors, keep it at a spot where it can get bright, indirect light.

30. Pink Moon

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It is an attractive plant that tolerates low light conditions. The freckles and spots of pink and whites on the foliage make it quite stunning!

31. Lady Valentine

While most of the varieties are found in shades of green, the ‘Lady Valentine’ comes in the shade of pink. The care is similar to its green counterparts, with minimal differences.

32. White Rain

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Aglaonema White Rain offers attractive variegated foliage with a white-cream colored stem that flows through the leaf’s center.

33. Golden Madonna

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It has cream-colored stems with green and gold spotted foliage. Golden Madonna makes for an excellent houseplant, especially for tabletops.

34. Spring Snow

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Aglaonema ‘Spring Snow’ is mostly known for its beautifully patterned leaves in white and green that can grow comparatively taller over time. This plant is easy to care for.

35. Favonian

The Chinese evergreen variety is another easy-to-care-for plant. It looks stunning, with pink splashed leaves having a green edge.

36. Emerald Beauty

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Aglaonema Emerald Beauty is good for low light. It looks attractive with spots of light green and white on the foliage.

37. Pink Dalmatian

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Aglaonema Pink Dalmatian grows just about anywhere in the house or outdoors. As the name suggests, it has pink spots and splashes all over the leaves.

38. Green Papaya

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The plant looks stunning, thanks to its lime green-colored leaves and bright pink stems. The color retains its vibrancy and depth in every growing season.

39. Etta Rose

With green-colored edges and freckles on leaves in hues of red-pink, it makes for a great indoor plant. The elegant variety of aglaonema gets a pink hue when placed in low light.

40. Golden Fluorite

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This variety features green leaf edges, stems, and veins. Also, the leaves have splashes of golden green, pink and yellow.

41. Diamond Bay

If you love houseplants with white hues, then this is it! The foliage has a wide band of white with a dark green hue on either side.

42. Butterfly

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It is a drought-tolerant, hardy plant that is low on maintenance and also acts as an air purifier. The leaves look like they have been painted by an artist!

43. Leprechaun

‘Leprechaun’ thrives in a compact form. The leaves have a subtle shade of cream that melts beautifully with the green edges of the foliage.

44. Silverado

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This variety is a popular choice for comparatively dark spaces as the bright splashes of silver-white variegation helps to brighten up otherwise shaded spots.

45. Gemini

Aglaonema Gemini is one of the most used varieties with pale silver-green-colored leaves that are medium in size and curl slightly under.

46. Red Sumatra

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This variety is mainly grown on the island of Sumatra, hence the name. Coming in a beautiful shade of red-maroon, it is one of the best aglaonemas you can grow!

47. Red Emperor

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It is a relatively new addition to the houseplant world. This attractive plant shows off dark green-colored leaves that are elegantly splashed with bright red.

48. Red Emerald

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Aglaonema ‘Red Emerald’ is a stunning evergreen perennial variety from the Araceae family and is most popular for its distinct red and green-colored leaves.

3 COMMENTS

  1. Thank you so much for sharing, another additional information for plant lovers like me. More power! Keep safe everyone🙏

  2. I love any type of agloanema! Any to give tip on propagating it using seeds because one of mine has a flower resulting into seeds…

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