Hawaiian Indoor Plants are the best bet to introduce a tropical flair in the rooms with their distinctive leaves and flowers!
The suffix “Hawaiian” in these plants’ names is due to their origination. Each one mentioned in this list offers a unique texture for that beachy vibe!
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Hawaiian Indoor Plants
1. Umbrella Tree
Botanical Name: Schefflera arboricola
The unique shape of its leaves will surely remind you of the tropics! As long as it gets the right care and light exposure, it can grow as lush as you see in the picture above!
2. Bird of Paradise
Botanical Name: Strelitzia reginae
Its foliage looks a lot like banana but the flowers are the main highlight, which look like a bird in flight! The plant thrives well in indirect light.
3. Red Ginger
Botanical Name: Alpinia purpurata
It is a tropical plant recognizable for its vibrant red bracts that look like lit torches, earning it the nickname – torch ginger!
4. Dendrobium Orchids
Introduced to the islands during the 19th century, these orchids are popular indoor plants with beautiful flowers. They are known for their longevity and can bloom for several weeks.
Botanical Name:Gardenia jasminoides
Gardenias can be challenging to grow indoors, but they’re worth it! Just ensure they gets plenty of sunlight and humidity and watch them bloom profusely!
Botanical Name: Anthurium andraeanum
Anthurium has glossy leaves and unique bracts that will remind you of the Hawaiian aura! These plants do best in indirect light all day long.
7. Hawaiian Ti Plant
Botanical Name: Cordyline fruticosa
It is native to Southeast Asia but is popular in Hawaiian gardens, too. The plant’s lovely colors – from lush green to bright red-pink, can make any room come alive!
8. Peace Lily
Botanical Name: Spathiphyllum
Although not native to Hawaii, Peace Lily is common there. With its glossy leaves and white flowers, it’s a plant you can’t miss growing indoors!
9. Hawaiian Spider Plant
Botanical Name: Chlorophytum comosum
The Hawaiian Spider Plant is renowned for its air-purifying qualities and variegated elongated leaves. It is an excellent choice for those seeking a low-maintenance beauty!
Botanical Name: Plumeria rubra
If you want the true essence of Hawaii to float in your house with its scent and colors, this is the plant to grow! All it needs is plenty of sunlight!
11. Areca Palm
Botanical Name: Dypsis lutescens
Areca Palm, another favorite in Hawaii, adds a lush feel to indoor spaces with its feathery fronds. This plant is perfect for creating a tropical ambiance.
12. Hawaiian Pothos
Botanical Name: Epipremnum aureum
With its heart-shaped leaves and trailing vines, this Pothos is ideal for bringing Hawaii’s natural beauty into the home. Grow it in hanging basket for best display!
13. Hawaiian Hibiscus
Botanical Name: Hibiscus rosa-sinensis
To enjoy its vibrant flowers in your rooms, ensure this gets a minimum of 4-5 hours of bright and direct sunlight. A sunny windowsill is an apt spot.
14. Arabian Jasmine
Botanical Name: Jasminum sambac
Popular in Hawaii for its fragrant white flowers, it can be a fantastic addition to home if you want a natural air purifier. Remember, the plant needs plenty of sunlight to bloom.
15. Aloe Vera
Botanical Name: Aloe barbadensis miller
Last but not the least – this Hawaiian wonder not only looks good but can also be used in a variety of ways. A must have in at least one of the rooms in the house!