Aglaonemas are often vibrant and colorful, with strikingly patterned leaves. Because they’re so easy-going, Aglaonemas are perfectly suited for a modern living room or office, dim bedroom, or cozy study. Because of their tolerance for both moist and dry conditions, and the fact that they will thrive with low light, they are a perfect choice for less than ideal light conditions or forgetful plant owners.
- Why are the leaves on my Aglaonema limp and drooping?
- Why are the leaves on my Aglaonema turning yellow?
Alocasia plants make a statement with their bold, arrow-head shaped leaves and tall stems. Some Alocasia plants can grow to be 8-10 feet tall!
- Why are the leaves on my Alocasia Polly turning yellow?
- Why are the leaves on my Alocasia Polly limp and drooping?
Known to be an incredibly easy-going succulent family, an Aloe makes a great indoor plant that can also help to purify the air. Because they are succulents, they require very little water and maintenance. Your Aloe plant will be happiest on a sunny window ledge.
- Why are the stalks on my Aloe turning brown and mushy?
- Why is my Hedgehog Aloe shriveling up and wrinkling?
The “flowers” of the Anthurium are some of the longest-lasting on earth, which means that dazzling color will last in your home for months. The Anthurium symbolizes hospitality with its open heart-shaped flower and inspires happiness and abundance.
Popular houseplants for more than a century, Aralia plants are known for their graceful, long, serrated leaves. They will flourish near a sunny window with bright to moderate indirect light.
Native to Central and South America and known for their unique arrow-like leaf shape, Arrowhead plants are easy to grow and do well in low to medium light.
- Why are the leaves on my Arrowhead Plant turning yellow?
- Why are the leaves on my Arrowhead Plant limp and drooping?
Arrowhead Plant Care
Begonias are fun and lively plants that will add a splash of color and intrigue to your space with their intricate leaves. Native to Brazil, these plants are easy-going and enjoy bright indirect light, warm temperatures, and moisture.
- Why are the leaves on my Begonia brown around the edges?
- Why are the leaves on my Begonia turning yellow?
Bird of Paradise
The Bird of Paradise is considered the queen of the indoor plant world. This large, upright plant adds a rich, tropical flair to your space as its glossy, banana-shaped leaves fan out. It is relatively hardy and adapts to a wide spectrum of light conditions from direct sun to low, indirect light, but will flourish in a sunny spot.
Bird of Paradise Care
Bromeliads are native to Brazil. In the wild, they typically grow on trees as epiphytes. Epiphytes develop minimal roots and absorb most of their nutrients through their foliage.
- Why are the leaves of my Bromeliad turning yellow?
- Why are the leaves on my Bromeliad brown, dry, and crispy?
Burgundy Rubber Tree
The Burgundy Rubber Tree is a spectacular indoor plant with thick, glossy leaves that range from a rich burgundy red to almost black. Native to the rainforests of India and South America, it can quickly adapt to common indoor temperatures. Given enough bright light, ample humidity, and with careful watering, your Rubber Tree will thrive in your home, filling the corner of a room within a few years.
- Why are the leaves on my Burgundy Rubber Tree turning yellow?
- Why are the leaves on my Rubber Tree green and not burgundy?
Burgundy Rubber Tree Care
Cacti are some of the most care-free houseplants. Found in desert climates in the wild, they can survive considerable drought–often going weeks between waterings.
Calatheas are known for their bold patterned foliage. The leaves of most Calathea varieties fold up slightly during the night time, revealing the often colorful undersides of their striking leaves.
- Why are the leaves on my Calathea curling?
- Why are the leaves on my Calathea turning brown on the edges?
Carnivorous plants use specialized foliage to attract and trap their prey, such as insects and small animals.
- Why are the leaves and traps on my Venus Flytrap brown and crispy?
- Why are the pitchers on my Pitcher Plant brown and crispy?
Crotons have some of the boldest and brightest foliage around. Often vividly marked with bright yellow, orange, and red, these exotic plants have a reputation for being high-maintenance due to their tropical nature, but once they acclimate to their new home, they’re quite low-care.
Dracaena plants vary in size, shape, and color, but all share a main characteristic–their long leaves grow outward and up from a central stalk, or cane. The canes are sturdy, lending an unexpected architectural element to the whimsical foliage.
Dwarf Banana Tree
The Dwarf Banana Tree is a tropical plant with broad paddle-shaped leaves that grow out from its stalky center. Originating in East Asia, The Dwarf Banana Tree is relatively easy to care for, but does require ample humidity.
Dwarf Banana Tree Care
Ferns are native to almost every corner of the globe, but particularly abundant in areas of high moisture, like a tropical rainforest floor. They are seldom found in cold, dry climates. Ferns reproduce through spores, meaning they produce neither seeds nor flowers.
- Why are the leaves on my Staghorn Fern limp and drooping?
- Why are the leaves on my Kimberly Queen Fern dry and crispy?
Ficus trees are very easy to care for once they are settled into their new environment. After they adjust to their new home, they will thrive in a spot with bright indirect light and a consistent watering schedule. Happy in virtually any situation that avoids direct blazing sunshine, your Ficus is a beautiful, low-maintenance indoor plant.
Fiddle Leaf Fig
The Fiddle Leaf Fig is easily recognizable and loved for its distinctive foliage. This tall, dramatic plant has very large, heavily veined, violin-shaped leaves that grow upright.
Fiddle Leaf Fig Care
Your Fittonia is a compact plant with striking patterned foliage. Fittonia are fairly easy to care for–they can tolerate a range of lighting conditions and like to be kept moist. They prefer humid environments and will benefit from regular misting.
Whether you're growing indoors or in a backyard garden, this guide contains all the tips and tricks you'll need to grow your herbs!
- Why is my herb plant flowering and not producing many leaves that I can use?
- Why is my herb plant limp and drooping?
Homalomena Emerald Gem
Homalomena Emerald Gem is a fun and low-maintenance houseplant with thick, green spade-shaped leaves. Homalomena Emerald Gem is native to Asia and South America. It appreciates warm temperatures, high humidity, and bright indirect light.
Homalomena Emerald Gem Care
Hoya plants are some of the easiest indoor houseplants to care for. They are slow-growing vining plants native to tropical and subtropical Asia. They are also known as Wax plants due to their thick and shiny foliage. As Hoyas mature, they produce clusters of sweet-smelling star-shaped flowers.
The Money Tree is a perfect indoor foliage plant to give your home a tropical feel. Native from Mexico to northern South America, the Money Tree is also very popular in Taiwan and other East Asian countries.
Money Tree Care
Monsteras are unique, easygoing houseplants whose dramatic leaves are adorned with dramatic hole formations. Monsteras are vining plants and love to trail over the pot or climb along a stake or trellis.
- Why are the leaves on my Monstera turning yellow?
- Why are the leaves on my Monstera limp and drooping?
Your Norfolk Pine is a graceful, pine-like tree with a lacy, delicate appearance. It is popular during the holidays as an alternative to a traditional cut Christmas tree but makes a statement all year round. Though it’s called a Norfolk “Pine,” it’s not a pine at all. Rather, this tree is a tropical plant native to the South Pacific.
Norfolk Pine Care
Orchids are beautiful plants that feature long-lasting blooms. They are very low maintenance plants, only wanting bright indirect light and moisture. In the right conditions, they will reward you with blooms that last for months. Orchids are native to Southern China, Taiwan, Southeast Asia, and New Guinea. They prefer warm conditions, high humidity, and bright indirect light. They are a dramatic addition to any plant or flower lover’s space!
- Why are the flower buds on my Orchid drying up or falling off without opening?
- Why won’t my Orchid re-bloom?
Palms are robust, low maintenance, and a classic addition to any plant collection. Though Palms are unmistakably tropical, their elegant fronds will complement any decor. Palms tend to grow slowly, so you don’t need to worry about them outgrowing their spot too quickly
- Why are the leaves on my Majesty Palm turning yellow?
- Why are the tips of my Majesty Palm turning brown?
Peperomia are incredibly easy-going, low-care houseplants–great for beginners! Native to South American rainforests, Peperomia grow in the cool understory of the rainforest. Slow-growing and compact, some varieties of Peperomia are often mistaken as succulents.
Philodendrons are fast-growing, easy plants. They range in growth pattern from graceful and vining to bold and bushy. Philodendrons are generally forgiving and will tolerate all kinds of neglect including low light, poor soil, and inconsistent watering.
Pilea are known for their bright green, coin-shaped leaves. They grow well in dry conditions, can adapt to low light areas, and are fast-growing, making them low-maintenance and great for beginner plant owners.
The Ponytail Palm is drought tolerant, slow-growing, and requires very little care. This plant is ideal for people with very little time or who travel regularly. The Ponytail Palm will be perfectly happy being watered every couple of weeks and left alone to soak up the sunlight.
Ponytail Palm Care
Pothos plants are known for their ease of care and durability. They are happy placed in a bright well-lit area, however, they can tolerate lower light. They are living air purifiers, removing common household toxins from the air, making it a healthy and beautiful addition for your space.
Prayer Plants feature unique foliage with feathered, painterly-like veins. The bold foliage makes Prayer Plants perfect for window sills, mantles, or shelves that need a splash of color. Prayer Plants get their name from the way the leaves fold in the evening, resembling hands folded in prayer.
Prayer Plant Care
The colorful Purple Waffle plant produces rich purple-tinted foliage with a crinkly look, similar to the texture of a waffle. An easy to grow, low maintenance selection that adds a colorful touch to any room or office.
Purple Waffle Care
Rhoeo Oyster is a beautiful, low maintenance plant that features brightly colored leaves arranged in a rosette shape. Leaves are green with purple, pink, and white striping. Coloring will become more vibrant when exposed to very bright light.
Rhoeo Oyster Care
If you’re new to plant ownership or are simply looking for an easy-care houseplant, a Sansevieria is the plant for you. These hardy plants remain popular because of their adaptability to a wide range of growing conditions.
The Spider plant is among the most adaptable houseplants, and is very easy to grow. A graceful plant that makes a statement anywhere—from a tabletop to a mantle, or with its lovely arching leaves as a hanging plant. The Spider Plant is also known for its tremendous air purifying qualities, making it a healthy addition to your home as well.
- Why are the leaves on my Spider Plant fading and losing color?
- Why are the leaves on my Spider Plant turning brown on the edges?
Spider Plant Care
This eye-catching family of tropical plants is known for its impressive, colorful, foliage. Along with its vibrant leaves, you will love watching the leaves of your Stromanthe move towards the light—literally reaching for the stars as the light fades.
- Why are the leaves on my Stromanthe turning yellow?
- Why are the leaves on my Stromanthe turning brown on the edges?
Succulents are incredibly easy-going, low-care houseplants–great for beginners! They are drought-tolerant since they store water in their leaves. Succulents will thrive if given bright light and occasional watering.
- Why is the top of my String of Pearls drying out and dying?
- Why are the stalks on my Aloe turning brown and mushy?
- Why is my Hedgehog Aloe shriveling up and wrinkling?
A native to Southern Mexico and Guatemala, the Tradescantia Zebrina is an easy and fast-growing plant that is loved for its boldly colored leaves and vining growth.
- Why are the leaves on my Tradescantia Zebrina fading?
- Why are the leaves on my Tradescantia Zebrina turning yellow?
Whether you're growing veggies indoors or in a backyard garden, this guide contains all the tips and tricks you'll need to help your vegetable plants thrive!
- Why are there brown and yellow spots on the leaves of my vegetable plant?
- Why is my vegetable plant not producing fruit?
The easy to grow Yucca Cane is a great choice for the first-time plant owner. Showing off its sword-like foliage on a broad cane, this plant makes a bold statement. The Yucca plant is a native of Guatemala and southeast Mexico, so it likes to be kept dry.
Yucca Cane Care
This plant is tough—making it perfect for the forgetful plant owner. This hardy plant is able to survive for months without water and will grow well in any light except direct sun.
- Why are the leaves on my ZZ Plant turning brown on the tips?
- Why does my ZZ Plant have yellow leaves?