19 Awesome Bronze Leaf Houseplants

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Want plants with a metallic hue in your home? Here are 19 exotic Bronze Leaf Houseplants that you can grow for an elegant look.

If you want to introduce a metallic hue indoors, then you can do so by growing Bronze Leaf Houseplants. They add a subtle touch of shine and look charming.

Check out our article on exotic metallic sheen houseplants here

Bronze Leaf Houseplants

The plants in this list do not have their entire foliage in bronze color. Some have a light tint and hue of that shade, along with other colors.

1. Tornado Rex Begonia

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Botanical Name: Begonia rex ‘Tornado’

This exotic variety offers dark green foliage textured in bronze, silver, and deep purple spots making it one of the best-looking begonias.

Have a look at some gorgeous begonia varieties here 

2. Norfolk Friendship Plant


Botanical Name: Pilea spruceana ‘Norfolk’

Also known as angel wings, this pretty houseplant features oval, puckered, dark-green leaves with bronze hue. It needs bright indirect light and high humidity to stay indoors.

Here are some of the best Pilea varieties you can grow

3. Petra Croton

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Botanical Name: Codiaeum variegatum ‘Petra’

This beautiful croton variety displays wide large foliage in the shades of bronze, yellow, green, and burgundy red. It thrives best in a bright location.

Have a look at different types of crotons here 

4. Berries N’ Burgundy

Botanical Name: Caladium ‘Berries N’ Burgundy’

This sun-loving multicolor variety has foliage with exquisite bronze background having a pink-white center adorned in bright pink primary veins.

Check out our article on charming Caladium varieties here 

5. Duarten Rex Begonia

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Botanical Name: Begonia rex ‘Duarten’

‘Duarten’ displays pointed foliage in shades of bronze and silver. The leaves are veined and stippled, which gives it an elegant appearance.

6. Golden Sedum

Botanical Name: Sedum adolphi ‘Golden Glow’

This attractive sedum variety features yellow-green foliage that turns into a beautiful red-bronze shade when exposed to the sun.

Check out our article on best sedum varieties here 

7. Magnificent Croton

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Botanical Name: Codiaeum variegatum ‘Magnificent’

‘Magnificent’ offers large foliage textured with orange, bronze, yellow, pink, and red colors. It can reach a height of 3-4 feet indoors and does well in both full sun to partial shade.

8. Dwarf Velvet Elephant Ear

Botanical Name: Kalanchoe beharensis ‘Brown Dwarf’

This variety is also known as Kalanchoe beharensis ‘Nana.’ It has hairy golden-bronze or white pubescent leaves that look fantastic in sun.

Have a look at the most beautiful varieties of Kalanchoe here

9. Cryptyantus

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Botanical Name: Bromeliad ‘Cryptanthus’

Popular for star-shaped leaves, this variety is related to terrestrial bromeliads. The foliage has bronze, brown, green, red, and pink hues.

Check out our article on different types of Bromeliads here 

10. Begonia Exotica

Botanical Name: Begonia brevirimosa ‘Exotica’

Just as the name suggests, it has exotic large metallic foliage with bright pink variegation on the bronze-green background. It performs well in bright light.

11. Big Red Bronze Leaf

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Botanical Name: Begonia ‘Big Red Bronze Leaf’

This begonia produces beautiful red flowers with dark green foliage having a bronze tint. It does well in both bright sun and partial shade.

12. Bronze Medal

Botanical Name: Aeonium ‘Bronze Medal’

This exceptional aeonium hybrid forms a compact medallion-like rosette. The red leaves take a dark bronze hue in strong light exposure.

Check out our article on golden houseplants here

13. Bronze Graptosedum

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Botanical Name: Graptosedum ‘Bronze’

This cute and small succulent has maroon, pink, and bronze foliage. It stays compact and looks cute in small pots. Just expose it to a lot of sunlight.

14. Burnished Bronze

Botanical Name: Heucherella ‘Burnished Bronze’

This intergeneric hybrid between Heuchera and Tiarella produces a compact, basal mound of rounded, large, lobed red leaves with a bronze tint. It looks great in hanging baskets.

15. Super-Fine Rainbow Festive Dance

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Botanical Name: ‘Super-Fine Rainbow Festive Dance’ Coleus

The rich bronze foliage of this pretty coleus variety displays a fiery orange center with green borders. This coleus can be grown in both pots or garden beds.

16. Chocolate Caricature Jamaican Croton

Botanical Name: Codiaeum variegatum ‘Chocolate Caricature Jamaican’

This croton shows off a distinct set of shades in dark green chocolate-hued leaves and subtle hints of bronze and pastel pink.

17. Fred Ives

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Botanical Name: Graptoveria ‘Fred Ives’

The fleshy waxy foliage reflects a striking bronze-purple tint when placed in full sun.

18. Autumn Fern


Botanical Name: Dryopteris erythrosora

This popular fern offers glossy green fronds flushed in a bronze-orange hue as they develop which also gives it a common seasonal name.

19. Northern Lights Begonia

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Botanical Name: Begonia ‘Northern Lights’

Northern lights display a beautiful bunch of tightly packed crinkled leaves that carry a light sheen of bronze with other colors. It is one of the best plants for coffee tables.

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