Medium Light Plants

Aeschynanthus radicans

Lipstick Plant: Aeschynanthus radicans

A great houseplant for the hanging basket, the Lipstick plant takes lower light levels and dry conditions with ease. This easy grower has cascading, shiny green leaves with burgundy underneath. Rich red flowers resembling lipstick emerge from black calyces with waves of blooms appearing throughout the year.

Anthurium: Anthurium

Anthuriums are an attractive houseplant with their beautiful glossy green leaves.  If they are given enough light, they will reward you with waxy, long lasting flowers in reds, oranges, pinks or white.

Calathea (many kinds): Calathea

The Calathea species includes some of the most beautiful and dramatic tropical foliage plants in the world. The species is generally known for boldly marked, upright, oblong leaves in a dazzling array of colors held on long, upright stalks.

Bamboo Palm: Chamaedorea

Native to Mexico and Central America, the Bamboo Palm is very hardy and provides a fantastic tropical effect indoors or out. Surprisingly, this beautiful clumping or clustering palm is usually used as a house plant in containers. It has graceful green fronds held upright by strong bamboo-looking stalks that can grow as tall as ten feet.

Spider Plant: Chlorophytum

A resilient houseplant that is easy to care for and fun to hand down from generation-to-generation. It multiples with ease when long shoots grow flowers at the end and sprouts out new baby spider plants.

Grape Ivy: Cissus

Grape ivy makes a wonderful decor accent to any garden or room. A slow growing ivy, the grape ivy has compound leaves that are shiny, dark green and pointed. The leaves of the grape ivy grow off the long, trailing stem of the plant making it a perfect plant for indoor hanging baskets.

Dumb Cane: Dieffenbachia

Dieffenbachia is easy to care for and an extremely common house plant. The foliage entails elliptical shaped leaves; however, the colors can vary greatly between type from all green, cream with green borders or a mix between the two. Note: The Dieffenbachia contains a toxic sap thus giving the name Dumb Cane, so please keep out of reach of small children or animals that may try to chew or eat... Read More »
Ficus elastica

Rubber Plant: Ficus elastica

The Rubber Plant is popular because it is very easy to care for and grow. They are vigorous growers and can get big rather quickly without requiring much attention. A Rubber Plant can be an attractive focal point in a room or just add a bit of ambiance. Note: Be aware that the milky sap of Ficus elastica is toxic if ingested, so please keep out of reach of small children or animals that may try... Read More »
Ficus Lyrata

Fiddle Leaf Fig: Ficus Lyrata

Enormous leaves shaped like violins give the Fiddle Leaf Fig its name and a dramatic accent. This tropical native features bold, prominently veined leaves with wavy edges. The naturally glossy leaves will keep clean by wiping them often with a damp cloth.

Ming Aralia: Polyscias

Ming aralias have distinctly beautiful foliage that gives them a wonderful exotic Asian appearance.  They are a bit tempermental and should be kept warm and away from drafts.  Unlike plants that branch sideways, the Ming aralia tends to grow only vertically.  The upward reaching stalks carry compound leaves with up to seven opposite leaflets.  The leaves can be deeply lobed... Read More »
Rex Begonia

Rex Begonia: Rex Begonia

Rex Begonia is grown for its colorful, textured foliage. These fancy- leafed begonias produce striking, large leaves streaked, veined, or splashed in shades of silver, pink, purple, cream, green, or burgundy.

Umbrella Tree: Schefflera

The Schefflera species have a distinct tropical appeal as an indoor plant. The larger schefflera (commonly called the umbrella tree) features long, shiny, oval green leaves that droop gracefully from a central stalk. A mature schefflera might have 12 or 16 leaflets from a single stalk growing 6 - 12 feet indoors.