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27 Beautiful Indoor Houseplants You Have to See

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What are the most gorgeous indoor houseplants? These beautiful indoor houseplants will beautify your home in seconds!

Beautiful Indoor Houseplants

Adding beautiful houseplants to your home is a great way to brighten your space and improve your mood.

Besides being decorative, house plants can help purify the air and improve your health.

Whether you’re looking for a tropical plant or a compact and low-light-loving species, you’re sure to find a few plants here that will fit your home’s style and space.

These are the most beautiful houseplants you can grow indoors to add stunning color to your home.

Moreover, they are gorgeous plants for a reason: they all have a distinctive quality that makes them beautiful to the eye!

These beautiful houseplants are also relatively easy to maintain.

Top four reasons you need a beautiful house plant in your home:

  1. Beautiful houseplants are a must for every home to purify the air.
  2. A lovely way to brighten up a dull space is to fill it with a colorful and beautiful houseplant.
  3. It’s a cost-effective way to transform and bring life into your home.
  4. Beautiful houseplants can also be decorated with colorful pots for extra personalization.

Look at these 27 beautiful indoor houseplants you must see for yourself!


Beautiful Houseplants For Your Home

beautiful houseplants for the home

1. Rare Tradescantia.

Rare Tradescantia Nanouk Lilac Plant has a beautiful pink and green variation

Rare Tradescantia Nanouk Lilac Plant has a beautiful pink and green variation.

It’s a hardy plant that requires little care and grows very well indoors in dimly filtered light.

Tradescantia also has an elegant pink and purple shade that will stand out among other plants. It’s gorgeous! 


2. Sterling Silver Pothos.

Sterling Silver Pothos

This striking tropical plant is well-loved because of its unusual coloration and full growth.

Sterling Silver Pothos can grow large and heart-shaped with blue-green leaves. It has silvery gray streaks that give it a satin shine.

If placed in low light, this plant will return to its original green color and not grow as much. Bright, indirect light is best for Silver Pothos.


3. Lemon Lime Prayer Plant.

Lemon Lime Prayer Plant

The Lemon Lime Prayer Plant is such a beautiful house plant. Their vibrant, colorful leaves are a hallmark of their species.

Their bright green leaves change throughout the day, making these plants easy to maintain.

These plants thrive in bright indirect sunlight and slightly moist soil. However, it is important not to overwater them.


4. Whalefin.

Whalefin plant

This beautiful and rare Whalefin Sansevieria plant has a large, fin-shaped body hence the name with black and green colors.

This plant, like most Sansevierias, is easy to care for and can be left alone to enjoy its beauty and aesthetic.

Although it prefers indirect sunlight, it can also tolerate low light levels. Water only after the soil is completely dry.


5. The African Violet.

the african violet plant

The African Violet plant is the most popular blooming plant in the world. It thrives in warm temperatures and is easy to grow.

To keep it in top shape, you’ll need to keep it well-watered and in a bright room.

The colorful blooms of African violets are extra special. They’ll instantly add color to any room. They bloom continuously, even throughout the darker months of winter, too.


6. Miniature Joshua Tree.

Miniature Joshua Tree

The Mini Joshua tree plant (Sedum murticeps), originally from Algeria, is a miniature tree that takes the form of a Joshua tree. This is an excellent choice for a bonsai because the rosettes will compact and make it dormant during hot, dry weather. It is primarily a fall and spring grower.


7. Calathea Medallion.

Calathea Medallion

The Calathea Medallion plant is a colorful and air-purifying houseplant. This plant features a feather-like white pattern on its dark green leaves.

It’s a great choice if you’re looking for something safe for pets. Avoid placing your Calathea plant under direct sunlight because it will burn.


8. Snake plant.

Sansevieria Snake Plant houseplant

The snake plant, also known as mother-in-law’s tongue, is not only sleek and hardy, but it’s very adaptable. While it doesn’t require much maintenance, it’s also very tough to kill.

This plant looks good in various settings, from a nightstand to a dresser. It’s also trendy in Japan, often displayed in homes as decor.


9. Phalaenopsis orchid.

Phalaenopsis orchid

The phalaenopsis orchid is one of the most striking houseplants you can own. It’s a slow-growing, long-blooming variety that’s native to Southeast Asia.

These orchids are so popular that they sell for tens of millions a year.

The plants’ delicate flowers are often compared to those of a moth. They’re also hardy and come in various colors, from red and pink to blue and purple.


10. Nerve Plant.

Nerve Plant

Nerve plants are tropical plants that can only flower indoors but have stunning and unique foliage.

The dark green leaves are enriched with color by the intricate leaf veins.

They are also a great addition to indoor houseplant collections and work well in hanging baskets.


11. Fittonia Snow White.

Fittonia Snow White Nerve Plant -

The Fittonia snow white plant is another variety of the Nerve plant with its beautiful white-on-green color. Once mature, it will quickly grow and look great in a hanging basket or any pot you place it in.

This plant loves bright indirect light and only requires watering after the top two inches of soil have dried out.


12. Ponytail Palm.

Ponytail Palm

The Ponytail Palm is another exotic plant known as Elephant foot that will look beautiful in your home.

Its unique shape makes it a great accent plant or privacy plant. The plant grows slowly, so you won’t have to worry about re-potting it often.

Ponytail palms also prefer to have as much light as possible, so place this plant in a sunny location. 

It’s also an excellent plant choice for an enclosed patio or deck. You can also find variegated varieties, which feature shades of green, yellow, and even cream.


13. Croton Petra Plant.

Croton Petra Plant

The Croton Petra Plant is another air-purifying plant that can be incorporated into your home decor.

It features a mix of bright colors and linear markings on its thick, dark green leaves. Its foliage is also easy to care for. You’ll only need to water it sporadically.

Croton plants are popular because of their stiff, leathery, and bold colors. Joseph’s Coat is another name for its many colors. 


14. Calathea Majestica White Star.

Calathea Majestica White Star

The Calathea plant is a broad, brightly colored plant that makes this plant very beautiful to the eye.

These low-light plants have broad leaves that absorb as much light as possible with beautiful white and blush orange stripes on foliage, making them beautiful houseplants.

Since they are often found at the base and in dense forests, this plant will give your home a beautiful tropical forest look.


15. Peacock Plant.

Peacock Plant

The Peacock Plant, also known as the Goeppertia Makoyana is well-known for its stunning colors and patterns.

It’s difficult not to stare at the two shades of green on the leaf’s top. The underside is a dark purple/burgundy color, too. It’s a stunning plant!


16. Calathea Rosy.

Calathea Rosy

Calathea roseopicta “Rosy” plant is a bright-leafed cultivar with bright magenta center leaves. It’s truly stunning. Calathea Rosy, a member of the Marantaceae family, will move its leaves according to the light and then fold them up at night.


17. Red Aglaonema.

Red Aglaonema

The Red Aglaonema is another beautiful firey pink houseplant with dark green leaves and streaks of pink. It looks gorgeous indoors and can be grown similarly to our next plant, the Chinese evergreen, in low to bright indirect light.


18. Chinese Evergreen.

Chinese Evergreen

This stunning house plant with pale green stems and white-striped green leaves is also on the NASA list of top air-cleaning plants.

The Chinese evergreen can also grow in low to bright indirect light making this beautiful house plant great for beginners to proliferate and keep alive.


19. Anthurium.


The Anthurium houseplant typically has bright, vibrant blooms and deep-green leaves that give life and color to small spaces.

The Anthurium also looks exotic and captivating, with its colorful flowers and shiny dark green leaves that bloom yearly! They are also very long-lasting houseplants and easy to care for.


20. African Mask Plant.

African Mask Plant.

With its contrasting veins and glossy, dark green arrowhead leaves, the African mask plant is one of nature’s most striking plants.

For light, it needs bright indirect sunlight but can tolerate half-shaded corners. Medium watering is required; don’t let the soil dry out completely, and avoid overwatering; the watering frequency depends on the season.


21. Fiddle-leaf.

Fiddle-leaf houseplant

Fiddle-leaf figs are an extremely popular houseplant because they stand out against modern decor and have bold, vibrant green leaves.

Moreover, once you’re comfortable with the process, they are easy to care for, can be controlled by the shape of the pot, or can regrow from a well-trimmed trunk to proliferate.

Fiddle-leaf fig prefers bright, indirect light. When used as an indoor potted plant, its leaves may burn in blazing sunlight, high temperature, or poor ventilation, so shade it properly. Water on an average of 5-7 days.


22. Burgandy rubber tree.

Burgandy rubber tree beautiful houseplant

The burgundy rubber tree is one of the most beautiful ficus trees and is way less fussy than the fiddle leaf.

Ficus elastica is a hardy and easy-to-care-for houseplant that is commonly known as a “Rubber Plant” and can grow up to 50 feet in the right environment outdoors.

However, it is also an excellent and gorgeous house plant that is perfect for your home!

It grows best when the light is bright and indirect. During the growing season (summer), keep the soil moist. The soil also requires less moisture in winter.


23. Pilea Peperomiodes (Chinese money plant).

Pilea Peperomiodes chinese money plant beautiful house plants

This beautiful house plant is loved by many people and has many nicknames, such as the UFO plant, Chinese money plant, and pancake plant.

The Pilea Peperomiodes, commonly known for their distinctive appearance with their round, coin-like leaves, make this one of the most beautiful house plants.

Its love for humidity makes it an excellent way to bring color to a bathroom as a beautiful bathroom plant.

You can also use the sprouted leafy disks in spaces with indirect light. To avoid root rot, let the soil dry between waterings. When they’re thirsty, their leaves may droop slightly.


24. Silver Dollar Plant.

silver dollar beautiful plant

The silver dollar succulent vine is part of the Cucurbitaceae family, originally from Madagascar. Fun fact: This plant hails from the same family as cucumber and squash!

It is fast-growing, especially outdoors but can simultaneously be grown as a beautiful house plant.

When growing inside, it is essential to use a container with good drainages, such as these bamboo and ceramic planters. They can also trellis up, so leave some room where you place them in direct sunlight.


25. Jade Tree Plant.

Jade Tree Plant beautiful

Jade plants are another unique succulent because of their bush-like structure, making them beautiful for trimming, just as you would a bonsai plant.

If the conditions are right, you may even see pink blossoms from your jade plant, making this plant another beautiful house plant to own.

Although these plants can develop a yellowish or reddish hue from too much sun, they only require very little water in summer and less in winter. The Jade trees are tolerant to weather and growing conditions.


26. Pink and Silver Fittonia.

Pink and Silver Nerve Plant

The pink silver Fittonia plant is another tropical, beautiful, sturdy, and hardy plant. It’s a low-maintenance plant that can be placed in the living room or bedroom.

It’s also a good choice if you’re looking for a low-light plant that isn’t too dry. If the plant gets moderate indirect light and has moist soil, it will reward its owner for many years with beautiful flowers, too.


27. Callisia Repens Tradescantia (Pink Panther).

Callisia Repens Tradescantia (Pink Panther) beautiful houseplant

The Tradescantia callisia repens is a sweet and easy-to-grow plant. Its small, green leaves are adorned with pink stripes and grow on reddish stems.

This plant can even produce tiny white beautiful flowers in the summer. And it will stay with you for many years if you let it bask in the sunshine and give it a drink every once in a while.


Choosing Beautiful Indoor House Plants final thoughts. 

Choosing the right house plants for your home can be a fun and rewarding experience. These indoor plants will add beauty and color to any indoor space and help to regulate humidity and clean the air.

They are also known to reduce stress and anxiety and improve physical and mental health.

Also, while some of these house plants aren’t the easiest to grow, they are undoubtedly beautiful and worth adorning your home with.

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