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Satin Pothos

The Scindapsus pictus ‘Exotica’ or more commonly known as the Satin Pothos is a stunning plant has large heart shaped leaves that are splashed with silver and green. The leaves look like they have a metallic sheen to them in the light. This is a great plant to put on a shelf since it vines and trails! Or you can [...]

The Polka Dot Plant

The polka dot plant (Hypoestes Phyllostachya) is a very eye-catching plant with beautiful leaves that are splotched with white, pink, red and green. A great plant for planting in terrariums and adding some color to your collection! Care tip: If your polka dot plant becomes too leggy, you can pinch back the stems for a more bushier looking plant. Cut [...]

African Violet

African Violets are one of the most popular houseplants out there! They have gorgeous flowers, ranging from colors of pink, purple, white and blue. The leaves grow in a rosette and are very thick and fuzzy. Tips on how to get it to re-bloom: Make sure your plant is receiving enough light and adequate water Fertilize with an african violet [...]

The Mini Monstera

The Rhaphidophora Tetrasperma or more commonly known as mini monstera features leaves which are deep green and are fenestrated (split) just like the leaves on a monstera delisiosa hence the nickname "mini monstera". These beauties can grow upwards of 12 feet long! This is a very fast growing, climbing plant so giving it a moss pole will make it happy! [...]

Homalomena Selby

The Homalomena Selby features gorgeous mottled foliage that has various shades of light and dark green. The leaves are oval in shape and are very thick. This is an uncommon type of houseplant, but is very easy to care for and it’s a great plant for beginners! Place in bright, indirect light. This is an understory plant in its natural [...]

Rubber Tree

The Ficus Elastica Ruby, commonly called the rubber tree, features beautiful large glossy leaves that are splashed with colors of green, cream, red and pink. This is a great plant to add to your collection if you want a pop of color! These plants can reach upwards of 100 feet in it’s natural environment, but can reach about 10 feet [...]

Fishbone Cactus

The Fishbone Cactus, also commonly called the Ric Rac Cactus, is a type of epiphytic cactus commonly grows between branches of trees. The leaves are long and slender in shape, and are very glossy. The leaves are deeply lobed giving them a zigzag pattern. It is a very unique plant that would be perfect to add to your collection! Even though [...]

Dracaena Lemon Lime

The Dracaena Lemon Lime has beautiful long leaves that are striped with bright green and yellow colors. Dracaena plants will brighten up an area of your home with its vibrant foliage! It's a great floor plant since it can grow upwards of 7 feet tall, making it a statement plant in your home! Place in bright, indirect light. It would [...]

Calathea Fasciata

The Calathea Fasciata has beautiful glossy, large round leaves that are striped with light and dark green. The undersides of the leaves are a very contrasting dark purple color. A very unique and eye catching houseplant to add to your collection! This is one of the easier Calatheas to grow as well! Water when the top 1-2 inches of soil [...]

Spider Plant

This spider plant is one of the most popular, easy to care for houseplants out there! It features beautiful green to variegated grass-like foliage that arches and cascades downward. It produces cute little white flowers and is very easy to propagate since it produces lots of spider plant babies! These are also non-toxic to pets! Water when the top 1-2 [...]

Wax Ivy

The Wax Ivy or Senecio Macroglossus ‘Variegatus’ is a beautiful trailing plant with succulent stems and waxy ivy-like leaves. The leaves are ivy shaped and are deep green with creamy white/yellow margins. They can also produce daisy-like yellow flowers! Wax ivy is related to the string of pearls. This is a great alternative to ivy plants since english ivy is [...]

Wax Ivy

The plant of the week is Wax Ivy or Senecio Macroglossus ‘Variegatus’. This is a beautiful trailing plant with succulent stems and waxy ivy-like leaves. The leaves are ivy shaped and are deep green with creamy white/yellow margins.They can also produce daisy-like yellow flowers! Wax ivy is related to the string of pearls. This is a great alternative to ivy [...]

Olive Tree

Olive trees (aka European Olive) come from the hot and dry climate of the Mediterranean region. Bringing this plant into your home, will give it that Mediterranean feel. They feature slender gray/green leaves that have a shiny cast to them. The undersides of the leaves are furry in texture. It will be happiest near a window that receives ample light, [...]

Calathea Zebrina

The Calathea Zebrina features stunning soft, velvety leaves with different shades of green, giving it that zebra stripe look. The undersides of the leaves are a deep purple color. They are non toxic to cats and dogs, so it is a great pet friendly plant! Water when the top inch of soil is dry, and make sure to fully saturate [...]

Philodendron Birkin

The Philodendron Birkin has beautiful dark green foliage stripped with white pinstripes. Each leaf is different, making it a unique houseplant to add to your collection! New leaves come out creamy white and then fade to dark green, but still have the white pinstripe variegation. Like other philodendrons, the Birkin cannot tolerate being overwatered. A good rule of thumb is [...]

Peperomia Stilt

The peperomia stilt features beautiful green and light green striped foliage and leaves which look similar to the rind of a watermelon. This plant grows upright and as it gets taller, the stems start to bend and trail! For best results, place in bright, indirect filtered light or underneath a grow light. Water when the top 1-2 inches of soil [...]

Staghorn Fern

The Staghorn Fern is epiphytic, which means they grow on other plants or trees in their natural environment. You can have them mounted on a wood plaque, or hung in a hanging basket. As their fronds mature, they look similar to deer antlers. They like bright, indirect natural light, but not direct sunlight and this is too harsh for their [...]

Golden Pothos

The Golden Pothos features beautiful green foliage with yellow variegation. Pothos are very fast growing, easy to care for plants, making them a great plant for beginners! They are trailing plants, so you can hang them in a planter or shelf or you can grow them up a moss pole/trellis. They like to be placed in medium to low indirect [...]

String of Turtles

The Peperomia Prostrata, or more commonly known as the String of Turtles is a small training plant that has circular, succulent leaves that look like turtle shells. It is a great hanging plant that looks beautiful trailing down a shelf! The String of Turtles does produce flowers, but they are not as showy as you might think. They send out [...]

Calathea Lancifolia

The Calathea Lancifolia (aka the rattlesnake calathea) has beautiful long wavy leaves with dark green splotches on them. The undersides of the leaves are a deep purple color. Calatheas love humidity, so place them near a humidifier or on a pebble tray. Otherwise they will get crispy brown tips on their leaves. Calatheas also like to be in medium to [...]

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