Plant Glossary

AIR PLANT (TILLANDSIA)

AGLAONEMA
Green Papaya Aglaonema
Aglaonema Green Papaya
☼ Bright, indirect light. If the plant isn't getting sufficient sunlight, leaves will grow smaller + more spindly.
Let the top 1/3 of soil dry out before watering. Needs well-draining soil + a vessel with drainage holes.

Jubilee Petite Aglaonema
Aglaonema 'Jubilee Petite'
☼ Bright, indirect light. If the plant isn't getting sufficient sunlight, leaves will grow smaller + more spindly.
Let the top 1/3 of soil dry out before watering. Needs well-draining soil + a vessel with drainage holes.


Etta Rose Aglaonema
Aglaonema 'Etta Rose'
☼ Bright, indirect light. If the plant isn't getting sufficient sunlight, leaves will grow smaller + more spindly.
Let the top 1/3 of soil dry out before watering. Needs well-draining soil + a vessel with drainage holes.


Siam Aglaonema
Aglaonema 'Siam'
☼ Bright, indirect light. If the plant isn't getting sufficient sunlight, leaves will grow smaller + more spindly.
Let the top 1/3 of soil dry out before watering. Needs well-draining soil + a vessel with drainage holes.


ALOCASIA
Alocasia Polly
Amazonian Elephant Ear
☼ Bright, indirect light, though direct eastern light is ok.
Alocasias like lots of humidity, but not soggy soil. Needs well-draining soil. 


Elephant Ear
Colocasia 'Distant Memory' PPAF
☼ Bright, indirect light. Too much afternoon sun and the leaves will burn. Direct eastern is ok.
This plant loves humidity but hates soggy soil. Let 1/3 dry out before watering. Needs very well-draining soil and a vessel with drainage holes.


ALOE
Aloe Vera
Aloe Harlanii
☼ Partial to full sun
Let soil dry out before watering thoroughly. Keep drier in the winter.


Hedgehog Aloe
Aloe Humilis
☼ Bright, indirect light. Can handle direct morning sun, but strong afternoon light will burn the plant.
Let the soil dry out before watering thoroughly. Keep drier in the winter. 


ARROWHEAD VINE
Arrowhead Vine
Syngonium Podophyllum

 ☼ Bright, indirect light, though direct eastern light is ok. 

Likes lots of humidity, but not soggy soil. Needs well-draining soil.

BEGONIA
CACTUS
CALATHEA
Pinstripe Calathea
“Calathea Ornata”
☼ Bright, indirect light. Too much sun and the leaves will burn.
This plant needs filtered or distilled water as it's sensitive to hard minerals in tap water. Keep the soil evenly moist, but not soggy. Bonus points if you spoil the plant with a humidifier!


Vittata Calathea
Calathea Vittata
☼ Bright, indirect light. Too much sun and the leaves will burn.
This plant needs filtered or distilled water as it's sensitive to hard minerals in tap water. Keep the soil evenly moist, but not soggy. Bonus points if you spoil the plant with a humidifier!


CHINESE MONEY PLANT (PILEA)
Pilea Peperomioides

 

 ☼ Bright, indirect light. Too much sun and the leaves will burn. It also grows strongly towards the light, so it's recommended to give it a quarter turn every water for symmetrical growth.

 

Let topsoil dry out before watering. Loves humidity!

 

This plant will produce pups that grow up from the soil. Can be propagated when pups grow to 3-4" tall. We have a repotting video showcasing this plant on our IGTV!

DIEFFENBACHIA
Camouflage Plant
Dieffenbachia "Camouflage"
☼ Bright, indirect light to medium light, though may grow smaller in lower light.
This plant loves humidity, but not overly soggy soil. Let the top soil become dry to the touch, then water thoroughly. 


Compacta Dieffenbachia
Dieffenbachia "Compacta"
☼ Bright, indirect light to medium light, though may grow smaller in lower light.
This plant loves humidity, but not overly soggy soil. Let the topsoil become dry to the touch, then water thoroughly.
+ Please note: not all the plants have unique splotchy variegation.


Panther Dieffenbachia
Dieffenbachia "Panther"
☼ Bright, indirect light to medium light, though may grow smaller in lower light.
This plant loves humidity, but not overly soggy soil. Let the topsoil become dry to the touch, then water thoroughly.



DRACAENA
Bicolor Marginata
Dracaena Marginata Bicolor
☼ Bright, indirect light to medium light.
Let the top 1/3 of soil dry out before watering. Needs well-draining soil + a vessel with drainage holes.


Janet Craig (JC) Compacta Dracaena
Dracaena Compacta
☼ Bright, indirect light. If the plant isn't getting sufficient sunlight, leaves will grow smaller + more spaced apart.
Let the top 1/3 of soil dry out before watering. Needs well-draining soil + a vessel with drainage holes.



EUPHORBIA
Stenoclada Euphorbia
Euphorbia stenoclada
☼ Full sun.
Let the soil dry out fully before watering thoroughly. Keep drier in the winter.
+ Fun fact: this is not a true cactus. Cacti have spines, which are modified leaves, and they come from areoles, which are structures that all cacti have. Euphorbias most often have thorns, usually in pairs, which are modified stems. #themoreyouknow


FATSIA
Camouflage Fatsia
Fatsia Japonica 'Variegata'
☼ Bright, indirect light to medium light. Leaves may grow smaller with less light.
Let the top 1/3 of soil dry out before watering. Needs well-draining soil + a vessel with drainage holes.
+ If new leaves are emerging with more dark green splotches, move to a brighter spot to regain the higher contrast variegation! 



FERN
Crispy Wave Bird’s Nest Fern
Asplenium Nidus 'Crispy Wave'
☼ Bright, indirect light. Direct eastern is ok.
Keep evenly moist. Loves humidity, but not soggy soil.


Heart Leaf Fern
“Hemionitis Arifolia”
Bright, indirect light. No direct sun or leaves will crisp up
Needs well-draining soil, but keep evenly moist.
+ Loves humidity.


Rabbits Foot Fern
Davallia Fejeensis
☼ Bright, indirect light. No direct sun or leaves will crisp up
LOVES HUMIDITY. Needs well-draining soil, but keep evenly moist. Did we mention it loves humidity?
+ The rabbit's foot fern plant gets its name from the furry rhizomes that grow on top of the soil and resemble a rabbit's foot. The rhizomes often grow over the side of the pot, adding an extra dimension to the plant!


FIDDLE LEAF FIG
Fiddle Leaf Fig
Ficus Lyrata
☼ Bright, indirect light or direct Eastern light is great.
Let top 1/3 of soil dry out, then water thoroughly until water drains out of the bottom of the top.
+ Keep large leaves clean to prevent pests, but to also allow the plant to absorb as much light as possible. Give the plant a 1/4 turn every watering to maintain symmetrical growth. This plant also doesn't like to be moved, so if it's doing well in a certain spot in your home.. don't mess with perfection. 


Fittonia Nerve Plant
Fittonia Albivenis
☼ Bright, indirect light.
Keep evenly moist. 


GOLDFISH PLANT
Goldfish Plant
Columnea Gloriosa
☼ Bright indirect light to full sun. The more light = more blooms.
Let the top 1/3 of soil dry out before watering. Needs well-draining soil and a vessel with drainage holes.
+ The common name of this plant comes from its bright orange flowers that resemble goldfish!


HOYA
Crimson Queen Hoya
Hoya Carnosa 'Crimson Queen'
☼ Bright indirect light in summer, full sun in cooler months.
Let the soil dry out fully before watering. 


Hoya Compacta
Hoya Compacta 'Hindu Rope'
☼ Bright indirect light in summer, full sun in cooler months.
Let the soil dry out fully before watering. 



MONSTERA
Monstera Matuda
Monstera Acacoyaguensis
☼ Bright, indirect light. If the plant isn't getting sufficient sunlight, leaves will grow smaller + without fenestration (the unique holes in the leaves).
Let the topsoil dry out before watering. Needs well-draining soil + a vessel with drainage holes.
+ This variety of Monstera is quite unique and will form extremely large leaves with complex fenestration when it matures, though its slower to get there compared to other varieties. You can help the process by providing support via a thick dowel, cork, or moss pole to provide stability + growth support.



PALM
Bamboo Palm
Chamaedorea Seifrizii
☼ Bright, indirect light to low light, adjusting watering depending on how much light it's getting
Let topsoil dry out before watering. If the plant is getting less sun, let the top 1/3 of soil dry out. 


Chinese Fan Palm
Livistona Chinensis
☼ Bright, indirect light to some partial sun, adjusting watering depending on how much light it's getting
Let the soil dry out almost halfway, then water thoroughly. Needs a pot with adequate drainage.


Ponytail Palm
Beaucarnea Recurvata
☼ Bright, indirect light to low light, adjusting watering depending on how much light it's getting
Let the soil dry out almost completely before watering. You can also gently squeeze the base of the plant: if there's any give in the trunk of the plant, water thoroughly.


PEACE LILY

PEPEROMIA
Burgundy Ripple Peperomia
Peperomia Caperata
☼ Bright, indirect light. If the plant isn't getting sufficient sunlight, leaves will grow smaller + more spindly.
Let the top 1/3 of soil dry out before watering. Needs well-draining soil + a vessel with drainage holes. 


Emerald Ripple Peperomia
Peperomia Caperata
☼ Bright, indirect light. Too little sun and the leaves will grow small and spindly.
Let the topsoil dry out before watering. Susceptible to root rot if left in soggy soil. 

 

Felted Peperomia
Peperomia Incana
☼ Will grow best in bright, indirect light, but will tolerate medium light ok.
Let the top 1/3 of soil dry out before watering. Needs well-draining soil + a vessel with drainage holes.
+ Do not dust or wipe off the fuzzy coating of the felted peperomia and avoid spraying or misting water directly on the surface of the leaves.


PHILODENDRON
Birkin Philodendron
Philodendron 'Birkin'
☼ Bright, indirect light to maintain the unique ivory variegation in the leaves.
Let the topsoil dry out before watering.   

 

This variety is a unique, new cultivar that grows upright versus vining as many Philodendrons do. It's also not unusual to see different variegation in the leaves with possible pale pink on new growth.

Brasil Philodendron
Philodendron Hederaceum 'Brasil'
☼ Bright, indirect light. Will tolerate medium light. If new leaves emerge with less light green portions, the plant needs brighter light.
Let the topsoil dry out before watering. Leaves will droop slightly when it needs to be watered. 
This plant is really easy to propagate! Cut right above a node [where a new leaf emerges] and trim to the next aerial root; keep the bottom root in water until 3-4" of roots grow and then transplant to soil.


Panda Philodendron
Philodendron bipennifolium
☼ Bright, indirect light, though direct Eastern light is ok.
Let the topsoil dry out before watering. Leaves will droop slightly when it needs to be watered.
+ As this variety matures, the unique, elongated leaf shape will become more pronounced. You can let it trail or secure it to a moss or cork pole to encourage larger leaves.




POTHOS

RUBBER PLANT (FICUS)
Audrey Rubber Plant
Ficus Benghalensis "Bengal Audrey"
☼ Bright, indirect light or direct Eastern light is great.
Let the top 1/3 of soil dry out, then water thoroughly until water drains out of the bottom of the top.
+ Keep large leaves clean to prevent pests, but to also allow the plant to absorb as much light as possible. Give the plant a 1/4 turn every watering to maintain symmetrical growth. This plant also doesn't like to be moved, so if it's doing well in a certain spot in your home.. don't mess with perfection. 


Burgundy Rubber Plant
Ficus Elastica “Burgundy”
☼ Will grow best in bright, indirect light but will tolerate medium to low light, though leaves may lose their rich burgundy coloring.
Let 1/3 of soil dry out before watering thoroughly.
+ Be careful when removing old or discolored leaves as the plant releases a white sap that is a strong irritant for most people. 


Melany Rubber Plant
Ficus Elastica 'Melany'
☼ Will grow best in bright, indirect light but will tolerate medium light well. 
Let the top 1/3 of soil dry out before watering. Needs well-draining soil + a vessel with drainage holes. 


Ruby Rubber Plant
Ficus elastica ruby
☼ Will grow best in bright, indirect light to keep it's unique variegation. 
Let the top 1/3 of soil dry out before watering. Needs well-draining soil + a vessel with drainage holes.


Tineke Rubber Plant
Ficus Elastica Tineke
☼ Will grow best in bright, indirect light to keep its unique variegation. 
Let the top 1/3 of soil dry out before watering. Needs well-draining soil + a vessel with drainage holes. 


SNAKE PLANT
Black Coral Snake Plant
Sansevieria 'Black Coral'
☼ Will grow best in bright, indirect light but will tolerate medium to low light, though it won't grow as fast.
Let the soil dry out before watering thoroughly. Keep drier in the winter.
+ Snake plants release oxygen at night, and as such are great to have in bedrooms!



Black Gold Superba Snake Plant
Sansevieria 'Black Gold Superba'
☼ Will grow best in bright, indirect light but will tolerate medium to low light, though it won't grow as fast.
Let the soil dry out before watering thoroughly. Keep drier in the winter.
+ Snake plants release oxygen at night, and as such are great to have in bedrooms!


Francissi Snake Plant
Sansevieria francissi
☼ Partial to full sun
Let the soil dry out fully before watering, keep drier in winter.
+ This variety of Sansevieria is a sun-loving cousin to the well-known snake plant and prefers a porous succulent soil mix.


Hahnii Snake Plant
Sansevieria Hahnii
☼ Will grow best in bright, indirect light but will tolerate medium to low light, though it won't grow as fast.
Let the soil dry out before watering thoroughly. Keep drier in the winter.
+ Snake plants release oxygen at night, and as such are great to have in bedrooms!

Laurentii Snake Plant
Sansevieria Laurentii
☼ Will grow best in bright, indirect light but will tolerate medium to low light, though it won't grow as fast.
Let the soil dry out before watering thoroughly. Keep drier in the winter.
+ Snake plants release oxygen at night, and as such are great to have in bedrooms!


Night Owl Sansieveria/Snake
Sansevieria Night Owl
☼ Will grow best in bright, indirect light but will tolerate medium to low light, though it won't grow as fast.
Let the soil dry out before watering thoroughly. Keep drier in the winter.
+ Snake plants release oxygen at night, and as such are great to have in bedrooms!


Whitney Snake Plant
Sansevieria 'Whitney'
☼ Will grow best in bright, indirect light but will tolerate medium to low light, though it won't grow as fast.

Let the soil dry out before watering thoroughly. Keep drier in the winter.

+  Snake plants release oxygen at night, and as such are great to have in bedrooms!

SPIDER PLANT
Airplane Spider Plant
Chlorophytum Vittatum
☼ Bright, indirect light. Too much sun and the leaves will start to bleach to pale green.
Keep soil evenly moist.
+ This plant will grow pups or 'spiderettes' that can be easily propagated once they grow roots. Browning tips are also common when they grow little babies, and these tips can be easily trimmed off for aesthetics.

Bonnie Spider Plant
Chlorophytum Comosum
☼ Bright, indirect light. Too much sun and the green of the leaves will start to bleach out.
Keep evenly moist.
+ This plant will grow pups or 'spiderettes' that can be easily propagated once they grow roots. Browning tips are also common when they grow little babies, and these tips can be easily trimmed off for aesthetics.

 

SUCCULENT
Sedum Morganianum
☼ Bright, indirect light in summer, direct sun in cooler months.
Let the soil dry out before watering thoroughly. Keep drier in the winter.


TRADESCANTIA
ZZ PLANT