Types of Houseplants

Whether you're a seasoned houseplant enthusiast or an indoor gardening newbie, we have information on every type of houseplant you can grow.
A Thanksgiving cactus (Schlumbergera truncata) with pink blooms in a terracotta pot.
How to Grow and Care for the Thanksgiving Cactus
A small fishbone cactus (Disocactus anguliger) sitting on a black stand with a white watering can next to it.
How to Grow and Care for the Fishbone Cactus
Western sword ferns (Polystichum munitum) growing in the forest.
How to Grow and Care for Western Sword Ferns
Hanging pothos in a white room styled with boho and macrame hangers.
22 Indoor Vining Plants That'll Make Your Home Look Like a Jungle
Spiral aloe vera succulent with thick triangular leaves spiraling inwards surrounded by gravel
How to Grow and Care for Spiral Aloe (Aloe Polyphylla)
Echeveria peacockii succulent with powdery blue-gray leaves with red tips closeup
How to Grow and Care for Echeveria Peacockii
Bunny ear cactus in terracotta pot with round leaf pads with small yellow dots
How to Grow and Care for the Bunny Ear Cactus
Heartleaf philodendron plant with heart-shaped leaves hanging over planter stand
How to Grow Heartleaf Philodendron
Overhead shot of a young tree philodendron (Philodendron bippinatifidum) in a white pot against a white background.
How to Grow and Care for Tree Philodendron
String of nickels succulent with bright green stems and round leaves in white pot
How to Grow and Care for String of Nickels
Monstera dubia
How to Grow and Care for Monstera Dubia
Clustered peanut cacti (Echinopsis chamaecereus) in bloom with brilliant red flowers
How to Grow and Care for the Peanut Cactus
Ghost echeveria succulent plants in small pots on wicker mat
How to Grow and Care for Ghost Echeveria (Echeveria lilaciana)
Baby toes succulent with small clump-forming tube-shaped leaves between white rocks
How to Grow and Care for Baby Toes Succulents
Spineless yucca (Yucca elephantipes) plant in window
How to Grow and Care for Spineless Yucca
Mexican snowball succulent (Echeveria elegans) in a white pot with a gold watering can in the background.
How to Grow and Care for Mexican Snowballs (Echeveria elegans)
Bamboo palm (Chamaedorea seifrizii) in a brown pot sitting in the corner of a living room.
How to Grow and Care for Bamboo Palms
Easter cactus (Rhipsalideae gaertneri) with pink blooms.
How to Grow and Care for Easter Cactus
zanzibar gem plant
ZZ Plant (Zanzibar Gem) Profile
Small dog sitting next to toxic fiddle leaf fig plant
9 Popular Houseplants That Are Toxic to Dogs
Brown striped cat sitting in front of a houseplant and cushion
9 Popular Houseplants That Are Toxic to Cats
Venus flytrap plant in orange terracotta pot with small green traps on wooden shelf
How to Repot a Venus Flytrap
A Guiana Chestnut
Tips for Growing Guiana Chestnut (Money Tree) Indoors
A China Doll Plant sits in a white pot on a white desk next to an iMac desktop.
How to Get China Doll Plants to Thrive Indoors
houseplants on a shelf
17 Popular Houseplants Even Brown Thumbs Can Grow
a spider plant by the windowsill
7 Houseplants You Cannot Kill
monstera deliciosa
How to Grow Monstera Deliciosa
a cat sniffing a haworthia plant
Pet-Friendly Houseplants Safe for Cats and Dogs
cute, potted string of pearls succulent
9 Tiny Houseplants Prove That Bigger Isn't Better
peperomia plant
Done With Fussy Houseplants? Grow the Peperomia
closeup of baby tears
Easy and Eye-Catching: Baby's Tears Plant
plant
How to Grow Triostar Stromanthe
Yellow begonia flowers in white pot on living room table
Brighten Your Home With the 12 Best Flowering Houseplants
closeup of a fittonia plant
Breathe Easy With Air Cleaning Houseplants
pothos rooting in water
The Easy Trend of Growing Houseplants in Water
A Boston fern on a bathroom cart
Dress Up Your Bathroom With These Moisture-Loving Plants
money tree indoors
20 Popular Indoor Trees to Grow in Your Home
plants in sunlight
Houseplants that Love the Sun
fig tree
9 Species of Fig Trees to Consider for Your Garden
Container plants on the floor
How to Overwinter Annual Plants Indoors
a lucky bamboo plant on a table
How to Grow and Shape Lucky Bamboo
a kalanchoe plant with white blooms
Your Guide to Growing Kalanchoe Plants Indoors
an orchid plant on a side table
12 Tropical Plants to Brighten Your Home
closeup of a dracaena
20 Great Houseplants for Low-Light Conditions
indoor palm tree in the living room
How to Grow and Care for Palm Trees Indoors
closeup of a lucky bamboo
Is Your Bamboo Lucky?
parlor palm
Parlor Palm Is a Great Indoor Variety
closeup of a Spiderwort plant
How to Grow Spiderwort
Monstera Adansonii on a nightstand
How to Grow Swiss Cheese Plant Indoors
a snake plant by the window
A Handy Guide to the Snake Plant (Dracaena trifasciata)
Schefflera plant on a table
How to Grow and Care for Schefflera
heart leaf philodendron
How to Grow Philodendrons
closeup of a peace lily
How to Grow The Majestic Peace Lily Indoors
white, pink, and blue hyacinth flowers
How to Grow Hyacinth Indoors
a fiddle leaf fig growing indoors
How to Grow and Care for Fiddle-Leaf Fig Plants
a rubber tree by the window
Growing a Rubber Plant (Ficus elastica) Indoors
potted coleus plants
Learn How to Grow Coleus Plants Indoors
bird of paradise
How to Grow and Care for Bird of Paradise
Aglaonema by a window
Chinese Evergreen (Aglaonema) Houseplants Growing and Care Guide
sansevieria cylindrica by the bed
How to Grow the African Spear Plant