Houseplants A-Z Guide: Learn how to grow, prune and propagate your favorite houseplant.

Are you struggling with your houseplants? This Houseplants A-Z Guide has everything you need to make your home greening journey successful. Learn how to grow, care, prune and propagate your favorite houseplant.

The Houseplant names are listed alphabetically starting with the Common name and followed by the Botanical name in brackets. The Guide is divided into 3 categories; Foliage Houseplants, Flowering Houseplants and Succulents and Cacti


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Foliage Houseplants


Alocasia Polly (Alocasia amazonica)
Aluminium Plant (Pilea cadierei)
Aralia (Polyscias spp)
Areca Palm (Dypsis lutescens)
Asparagus Fern (Asparagus plumosus)
Arrowhead Vine (syngonium podophyllum)
Baby Rubber Plant (Peperomia obtusifolia)
Baby's Tears (Soleirolia soleirolii)
Bamboo Palm (Chamaedorea erumpens)
Begonia rex (Begonia rex)
Bird's Nest Bromeliads (Nidularium spp)
Bird's Nest Fern (Asplenium nidus)
Bloodleaf Plant (Iresine herbstii)
Blushing Bromeliads (Neoregelia spp)
Boat Lily (Tradescantia spathacea)
Boston Fern (Nephrolepis exaltata 'Bostoniensis')
Brown Spiderwort (Siderasis fuscata)
Buddhist Pine (Podocarpus macrophyllus)
Caladium (Caladium hortulanum)
Calatheas (Calathea spp)
Canary Island Date Palm (Phoenix canariensis)
Cast Iron Plant (Aspidistra elatior)
Castor Oil Plant (Fatsia japonica)
Chinese Evergreen (Aglaonema spp)
Chinese Money Plant (Pilea peperomioides)
Corn Palm (Dracaena fragrans massangeana)
Creeping Fig (Ficus pumila)
Creeping Moss (Selaginella spp)
Croton (Codiaeum spp)
Crystal Anthurium (Anthurium crystallinum)
Dracaena deremensis (Dracaena deremensis)
Dragon Blood Tree (Dracaena draco)
Dumb Cane (Dieffenbachia spp)
Dwarf Coconut Palm (Syagrus weddelliana)
Dwarf Umbrella Tree (Schefflera arboricola)
Earth Stars (Cryptanthus spp)
Emerald Fern (Asparagus densiflorus 'Sprengeri')
English Ivy (Hedera helix)
Fiddle Leaf Fig (Ficus lyrata)
Fishtail Palm (Caryota mitis)
Five Holes Plant (Monstera standleyana)
Foxtail Fern (Asparagus densiflorus 'Meyeri')
German Ivy (Senecio mikanioides)
Gold Dust Dracaena (Dracaena godseffiana)
Gold Dust Plant (Aucuba japonica variegata)
Grape Ivy (cissus rhombifolia)
Hare's Foot Fern (Davallia canariensis)
Heartleaf Philodendron (Philodendron scandens)
Holly Fern (Cyrtomium falcatum)
Inch Plant (Tradescantia fluminensis)
Kentia Palm (Howea forsteriana)
Lace Tree Philodendron (Philodendron selloum)
Lady Palm (Rhapis excelsa)
Leea Plant (Leea coccinea)
Lemon Button Fern (Nephrolepis cordifolia 'Duffii')
Lucky Bamboo (Dracaena sanderiana)
Madagascar Dragon Tree (Dracaena marginata)
Maidenhair Fern (Adiantum raddianum)
Monstera dubia (Monstera dubia)
Nerve Plant (Fittonia spp)
Painted Nettle (Coleus blumei)
Parlour Palm (Chamaedorea elegans)
Persian Shield Plant (Strobilanthes dyerianus)
Piggyback Plant (Tolmiea menziesii)
Polka Dot Begonia (Begonia maculata)
Polka Dot Plant (Hypoestes phyllostachya)
Polynesian Ivy Vine (Pellionia repens)
Pothos (Scindapsus aureus)
Prayer Plant (Maranta leuconeura)
Purple Heart Plant (Tradescantia pallida)
Purple Waffle (Hemigraphis spp)
Pygmy Date Palm (Phoenix roebelenii)
Rabbit's Foot Fern (Davallia fejeensis)
Radiator Plant (Peperomia caperata)
Reed Palm (Chamaedorea seifrizii)
Rhapidophora tetrasperma(Rhaphidophora tetrasperma)
Rubber Plant (Ficus elastica)
Sago Palm (Cycas revoluta)
Sanchezia Plant (Sanchezia nobilis)
Sentry Palm (Howea belmoreana)
Sicklethorn Asparagus (Asparagus falcatus)
Silver Monstera (Monstera siltepecana)
Silvery Inch Plant (Tradescantia zebrina)
Smilax Asparagus (Asparagus asparagoides)
Song of India (Dracaena reflexa)
Spider Plant (Chlorophytum comosum)
Staghorn Fern (Platycerium bifurcatum)
Swedish Ivy (Plectranthus spp)
Swiss Cheese Plant (Monstera deliciosa)
Swiss Cheese Vine (Monstera adansonii)
Teddy Bear Vine (Cyanotis kewensis)
Ti Plant (Cordyline terminalis)
Tree Ivy (Fatshedera lizei)
Umbrella Tree (Schefflera actinophylla)
Velvet Plant (Gynura spp)
Watermelon Peperomia (Peperomia argyreia)
Weeping Fig (Ficus benjamina)

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Flowering Houseplants


Air Plants (Grey Tillandsia spp)
African Lily (Agapanthus africanus)
African Violet (Saintpaulia spp)
Angel Wing Begonia (Begonia coccinea)
Azalea (Rhododendron simsii)
Begonia lucerna (Begonia lucerna)
Bigleaf Hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla)
Bird of Paradise (Strelitzia reginae)
Blue Passionflower (Passiflora caurelea)
Boat Orchids (Cymbidium spp)
Bougainvillea Plant (Bougainvillea glabra)
Brassavola Orchids (Brassavola spp)
Bush Lily (Clivia miniata)
Busy Lizzie (Impatiens wallerana)
Cape Primrose (Streptocarpus hybrida)
Catts Orchids (Cattleya spp)
Cigar Plant (Cuphea ignea)
Cyclamen (Cyclamen persicum)
Dancing Lady Orchids (Oncidium spp)
Dendrobium Phalaenopsis (Dendrobium spp)
Flame Violet (Episcia cupreata)
Flaming Sword Bromeliads (Vriesea spp)
Flamingo Flower (Anthurium scherzerianum)
Fuchsia Plant (Fuchsia hybrida)
Geranium Plants (Pelargonium hortorum)
Gerbera Daisy (Gerbera jamesonii)
Golden Trumpet (Allamanda cathartica)
Goldfish Plant (Columnea gloriosa)
Hibiscus Plant (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis)
Laceleaf (Anthurium andraeanum)
Lady Slippers Orchids (Paphiopedilum spp)
Laelia Orchids (Laelia spp)
Leopard Orchids (Ansellia africana)
Monkey Plant (Ruellia makoyana)
Moth Orchids (Phalaenopsis spp)
Nun Orchids (Phaius spp)
Ornamental Pineapple (Ananas spp)
Peace Lily (Spathiphyllum wallisii)
Pink Jasmine (Jasminum spp)
Pink Quill (Tillandsia lindenii)
Plumeria (Plumeria rubra)
Queen's Tears Bromeliads (Billbergia nutans)
Rose Grape (Medinilla magnifica)
Scarlet Star Bromeliads (Guzmania lingulata)
Spider Orchids (Brassia spp)
Urn Plants (Aechmea spp)
Vanda Orchids (Vanda spp)
Wax Begonia (Begonia semperflorens)
Wax Plant (Hoya carnosa)
Zebra Plant (Aphelandra squarrosa)
Zygopetalum Orchids (Zygopetalum spp)

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Succulents and Cacti


Aloe Plants (Aloe spp)
Blue Jelly Beans (Sedum pachyphyllum)
Desert Cacti (Desert Cacti)
Donkey's Tail Plant (Sedum morganianum)
Echeveria Plants (Echeveria spp)
Flaming Katy (Kalanchoe blossfeldiana)
Gasteria Plants (Gasteria spp)
Haworthia Plants (Haworthia spp)
Houseleeks (Sempervivum spp)
Jade Plant (Crassula ovata)
Jelly Beans (Sedum rubrotinctum)
Moonstones (Pachyphytum oviferum)
Paddle Plant (Kalanchoe thyrsiflora)
Panda Plant (Kalanchoe tomentosa)
Pen Wiper Plant (Kalanchoe marmorata)
Pig's Ears Plant (Cotyledon orbiculata)
Ponytail Palm (Beaucarnea recurvata)
Silver Crown Plant (Cotyledon undulata)
Snake Plant (Sanseviera trifasciata)
String of Bananas Plant (Senecio radicans)
String of Beads Plant (Senecio herreanus)
String of Buttons Plant (Crassula perforata)
String of Dolphins Plant (Senecio peregrinus)
String of Hearts Plant (Ceropegia woodii)
String of Nickels Plant (Dischidia nummularia)
String of Pearls Plant (Senecio rowleyanus)
String of Rubies Plant (Othonna capensis)
String of Tears Plant (Senecio citriformis)
String of Turtles Plant (Peperomia prostrata)
Sunglow Plant (Crassula coccinea)
Thread Agave (Agave filifera)
Velvet Leaf Plant (Kalanchoe beharensis)
Yucca (Yucca gigantea)
ZZ Plant (Zamioculcas zamiifolia)

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