Indoor Houseplant Directory

Here in the indoor houseplant directory you will find plants listed from A - Z under common as well as botanical names. You will discover there are easy-care plants that can withstand abuse and extreme dry conditions in the home; for example, cacti and succulent plants.

Whether you use the common or botanical name the directory will help you find what you want. In addition, the indoor  houseplant directory  will list plants  that have care tips and guidelines.   You will get excellent  details in watering, lighting, and fertilizing along with much more valuable information for keeping your plants healthy and beautiful!

As you know plants are needed to  add beauty and enhance our living environments.

For the forgetful gardener, the following plants can withstand quite a bit of low light, dry conditions, and abuses in the indoor environment:

  • Cast Iron Plant                           Jade Plant     
  • Chinese Evergreen                   Ovalleaf Peperomia
  • Heartleaf Philodendron          Snake Plant
  • Pothos or Devil's Ivy                Zebra Plant

Check out the indoor houseplant directory to  get more directions and guidelines  to get that perfect plant for your home or office.

Directory for Indoor Plants

Common  Name  and   Botanical Name
african violets  (saintpaulia ionantha) 
air plants (Tillandsia ionantha)
aloe-vera (Aloe barbadensis)
aluminum plant (Pilea cadierei)
amaryllis   (Hippeastrum )
areca palm  (Chrysalidocarpus lutescens)
asparagus fern   (A. densiflorus "Sprengeri"
aspidistra   (Aspidistra elatior)
arrowhead-vine (Syngonium  podophyllum
balfour aralia (Polyscias Balfouriana)                              
bamboo palm   (Chamaedorea erumpens)
bird of paradise   (Strelitzia reginae)
boston-fern   (Nephrolepis exaltata)
cacti   (Cactaceae)
caladium  (Caladium x hortulanum)
cast-iron plant (Aspidistra elatior)
Coleus (Solenostemon scutellarioides)
dwarf cavendish banana tree (Musa acuminata)
chinese-evergreen   (Aglaonema commutatum)
christmas-cactus     (aka Zygocactus)
chrysanthemum  (Dendranthema grandiflora)
coffee plant (Coffea arabica)
corn-plant (Dracaena fragrans)
croton  (Codiaeum variegatum)
Crown of thorns   (Euphorbia splendens
cyclamen  (Persicum)
dumbcane (Dieffenbachia seguine
dwarf-elephant-ear (Alocasia California)
dwarf-umbrella  (Schefflera arboricola)
earth star plant   (Cryptanthus bivittatus
easter cactus  (Rhipsalidopsis gaertneri)
english-ivy (Hedera helix)
Eucalyptus plant (cinerea)
False aralia (Dizygotheca elegantissima)

fiddle leaf fig tree (Ficus lyrata)
fishtail palm tree (Caryota mitis)

firestick plant (Euphorbia tirucalli 'Rosea')
flamango-flower      (Anthurium Andraenum)
gerbera-daisies        (Gerbera jamesonii) 
Gloxinia  (Sinningia speciosa)
hen-and-chicks    ( Echeveria)
holly fern (Cyrtomium falcatum
jade plant   (Crassula argentea)
janet-craig-dracaena (Dracaena deremensis)
kalanchoe     (K.blossfeldiana
kentia palm tree  (Howea Forsteriana)
lady palm (Rhapis excelsa)
Lavender plant (Lavendula angustifolia)
lipstick plant (Aeschynanthus lobbianus)
lollipop-plant   (Pachystachys lutea)
lucky-bamboo  (Dracaena sanderiana)
maidenhair fern   (Adiantum tenerum)
moses-in-the-cradle    (Tradescantia spathacea)
mother-in-laws-tongue (Sansevieria Laurentii)
Neoregelia Fireball

Norfolk Island Pine (Araucaria Heterophylla)
orchid cactus (epihphyllum hybrid
Parlor palm    (Chamaedorea elegans
peace-lily  (Spathiphyllum floribundum)
peacock-plant (Calathea makoyana)
peperomia   (P.Obtusifolia)
philodendron (Philodendron scandens)
piggyback plant (Tolmiea Menziesii)
poinsettia   (euphorbia pulcherrima)
polka dot plant (Hypoestes Sanguinolenta
ponytail palm  (Beaucarnea recurvata)
pothos   (Epipremnum aureum)
prayer-plant (Maranta  leuconeura)                             
red-edge-dracaena       (Dracaena marginata)
rieger-begonias   (Begonia hiemalis)
rubber-plant  (Ficus elastica
scarlet-star    (Guzmania lingulata)
snake-plant      (Sansevieria trifasciata)
spanish-moss   (Tillandsia usneoides)             

spider-plant    (Chlorophytum comosum Variegatum)
Staghorn Fern (Platycerium bifurcatum)
strawberry geranium (Saxifraga stolonifera

String of Pearls (Senecio Rowleyanus)

swedish-ivy (Plectranthus australis)
Sweetheart Hoya (Hoya kerrii)
swiss-cheese-plant   (Monstera deliciosa)
ti plant (Cordyline Terminalis
tropic-snow-dumbcane (Dieffenbachia amoena 'Tropic Snow')
venus-flytrap   (Dionaea muscipula)
wandering-jew (Zebrina pendula)
weeping-fig tree     (Ficus benjamina)
windmill palm (Trachycarpus fortunei)
zebra-plant   (APHELANDRA squarrosa 'Dania') 
zz plant (Zamioculcas zamiifolia)                                 


Always use the indoor houseplant directory whenever you buy or receive plants as gifts. There is a wealth of houseplant knowledge with descriptions and pictures and instructions for cultivation and propagation to give you success.

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