Want to add a never-ending drama to your interior? Grow these 36 jaw-dropping Variegated Indoor Plants with Patterns!
If you believe that plants make this world more beautiful, you’ll fall in love with these 36 variegated indoor plants with patterns, blotches, smears, and stripes.
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Variegated Indoor Plants with Patterns
1. Variegated Monstera
Botanical Name: Monstera borsigiana ‘albo variegata’
No plant comes close to the sheer beauty of its variegated leaves in a bright shade of pure white. With a split-leaf appearance, it is going to be the center point of anywhere it’ll be placed!
2. Stromanthe Triostar
Botanical Name: Stomanthe sanguinea ‘Tricolor’
With an exceptional green and white variegated foliage, this plant will continue to amaze you with its appearance if you’ll take the right care of it with medium, filtered light.
3. White Fusion Calathia
Botanical Name: Calathea’ Fusion White’
A highly variegated calathea variety, the leaves look like they’ve been painted with splashes of white color. What enhances the beauty more are the lilac purple backsides!
4. Royal Variegated Banana
Botanical Name: Musa × paradisiaca ‘Ae Ae’
If you like large ornamental foliage, then this must be your pick! With white and light green variegation on individual leaves, it’ll add a bold character indoors.
Botanical Name: Calathea orbifolia
Its large green leaves with stripes of bright shades will grab your attention!
To know more about exciting calathea types, click here
6. Polka Dot Plant
Botanical Name: Hypoestes phyllostachya
This gorgeous specimen is noted for its unique ovate green foliage spotted with pink, rose, or lavender dots while some varieties like Splash Series have multiple hues.
Botanical Name: Aglaonema pictum tricolor
One of the most beautiful houseplants with patterns, this aglaonema type, has artistic foliage that gives it a stylish appearance. It is ideal for living rooms, bedrooms, and coffee tables.
Want to know about some stunning aglaonema varieties? Click here
8. Mosaic Plant
Botanical Name: Fittonia
Also known as nerve plant, the fittonia genus has some amazing varieties that deserve a spot in your houseplant collection.
Check out our article on growing nerve plant here
9. Aluminum Plant
Botanical Name: Pilea cadierei
The aluminum plant has outstanding leaves with silver patterns that resemble the shade of aluminum. Keep it in a bright spot to get the most of its beauty!
10. Prayer Plant
Botanical Name: Maranta leuconeura
Prayer plants are prized with a moving, velvety deep green foliage splashed with yellow dots that stay flat during the day and fold up like praying hands at night.
11. Painted Leaf Begonia
Botanical Name: Begonia rex-cultorum
Its bewitching patterns and intrigued shaped leaves can make anyone fall in love with it! This one also comes in many varieties, textured in unique markings, leaf shapes, and colors.
12. Crinkle Leaf Begonia
Botanical Name: Begonia moyesii
The plant may be compact and small, but it never fails to create a big and bold impact with its deeply veined crinkled foliage, having undersides in a dark maroon shade.
13. Balfour Aralia
Botanical Name: Polyscias scutellaria ‘Balfourii’
Create stunning texture indoors with shiny, deeply cut lacy leaves of Ming aralia, or you can go for Parsley aralia, which has alluring dense, curly leaves.
14. Silver Inch Plant
Botanical Name: Tradescantia tricolor
This popular trailing plant has beautiful fleshy, oval-shaped leaves with hues of red, purple, and white. It also has broad silver linear stripes above and a purple hue below.
15. Silver Satin Pothos
An easy to grow houseplant that comes with silver spots of reflective variegation on heart-shaped leaves with a velvety touch and a satin texture. You can see more such pothos varieties here.
16. Moon Valley
Botanical Name: Pilea involucrata’ Moon Valley’
The extraordinary feature of this plant is waffle-like foliage, with exceptional color and texture. It also forms small, creamy white flowers when exposed to bright light.
17. Watermelon Peperomia
Botanical Name: Peperomia argyreia
This foliage of this plant has a striking resemblance to a watermelon! This compact specimen is perfect for tabletops and shelves.
Here are some of the best Peperomia types
18. Swallowtail Plant
Botanical Name: Christia obcordata
This striking plant features wing-shaped foliage that looks like a butterfly with beautiful mahogany stripes. We also added it to our list of unique houseplants, check it out here.
19. Variegated Swiss Cheese Plant
Botanical Name: Monstera deliciosa ‘Albo-Variegata’
This plant takes the word “variegated” to the next level with its eye-catching XL sized leaves with white and green patterns!
20. Speckled Japanese Aralia
Botanical Name: Fatsia japonica ‘Spider’s Web’
The leaves of this plant are heavily patterned with shades of white that matches perfectly with the green hue. The variegation also changes with seasons and the age of the plant.
21. Fruit Salad Plant
Botanical Name: Monstera’ Thai Constellation’
One of the most beautiful houseplants with patterns, and costly too.
22. Friendship Plant
Botanical Name: Billbergia ‘Hallelujah’
This striking bromeliad has upright growth and red-green foliage textured with white splotches, which makes it look like it’s been splashed with colors.
Don’t miss some amazing bromeliads you can grow indoors here
Botanical Name: Cryptanthus zonatus
This rosette-forming plant has a burgundy to deep green shade with irregular white cross bands over them. A true stunner!
24. Pearls and Jade Pothos
Botanical Name: Epipremnum aureum’ Pearls and Jade’
A patented variety that was produced by the University of Florida, it is one of the most beautiful pothos varieties with white and silver-gray variegation of leaves!
Check out more pothos types here
25. Variegated Jade Plant
Botanical Name: Crassula ovata’ Tricolor’
This jade plant variety is more beautiful than common jade plant and the best part–it’s super easy to grow.
Botanical Name: Philodendron ‘Birkin’
One of the rare houseplants with patterns, the philodendron has dark foliage that’s variegated with light yellow markings that look like sketching done by a fine artist.
27. Silver Vase Plant
Botanical Name: Aechmea fasciata
Also known as ‘urn plant,’ the leathery arched leaves are mottled in silver and sea green that goes perfectly well with its pink flower bracts and blue flowers.
28. Philodendron Burle Marx
Botanical Name: Philodendron burle marx albo variegata
One more Philo–the long and slender leaves are extremely variegated with shades that range from mottled pink, green, and yellow.
Botanical Name: Kalanchoe thyrsiflora
Noted for its foliage, which is a unique combination of large paddle-shaped leaves in green, red, orange, and yellow hues, the plant can change colors according to different light conditions.
30. Variegated African Violet
Botanical Name: Saintpaulia ionantha’ Modesty’
The easiest way to describe this houseplant–African violet is pretty and variegated African violet is prettier.
31. Cleopatra Snake Plant
Botanical Name: Sansevieria ‘Cleopatra’
A slow-growing specimen, it can add a touch of charm with its intricate patterns on slender leaves that form a lovely rosette.
32. Agave lophantha
Botanical Name: Agave lophantha ‘Quadricolor’
All agaves are stunning, and this one is not different either except for its compact size. Keep it at a bright spot on a porch or patio to get the best of its beauty!
33. Dwarf Jade Plant
Botanical Name: Portulacaria afra variegata
It becomes a perfect specimen for bonsai. Learn about some more amazing indoor bonsai plants here.
34. Pin-Stripe Calathea
Botanical Name: Calathea ornata
What could be a better centerpiece than a live plant? This calathea variety is a prime example.
35. African Mask Plant
Botanical Name: Alocasia amazonica
The plant steals the show with its deep green foliage, accented by light green veins. The shape is like narrow arrowheads with a smooth and glossy texture.
36. Tineke Rubber Plant
Botanical Name: Ficus Elastica ‘Tineke’
The variegated rubber plant showcases yellow, cream, pink, or red patches on its thick foliage. Some also flaunt a blend of all four shades, creating a rainbow-like effect.