Water Requirement: Drought Tolerant
Home Water Requirement: Drought Tolerant
Senecio 'String of pearls'
Senecio rowleyanus 'String of pearls' Senecios are a wide-ranging group of Plants in the daisy family. They range from upright to trailing to shrubs, and have beautiful blooms in fall and spring! Keep your senecio as a container plant, put it on a tall shelf or in a basket, or if you live in a warmer climate, plant it as outdoor ground cover. There is so much variety and beauty in this family, you will likely find a plant that catches your eye. String of pearls is a popular senecio, and for good reason! This plant is adorable with its...
San Pedro cactus
Echinopsis pachanoi 'San Pedro cactus' Cactus are a varied grouping of plants that range from columnar to stout and spherical to twisted, and with plenty of variation in between. Native to arid regions, cactus have evolved to expect lots of light and very little water. Cacti are also, generally, very easy to care for and want to be left alone so they are an excellent option for a forgetful plant caretaker! San Pedro cactus is a charming plant native to the Andes mountains in Ecuador and Peru. You may be familiar with San Pedro as psychedelic plant medicine, usually taken ceremonially...
Zamioculcas zamiifolia 'Zz plant'
Zamioculcas zamiifolia 'Zz plant' Common name: Aroid Palm, Eternity Plant Zz's are the ultimate beginner plant! They have been called 'indestructible' and are very happy to be left alone as the lowest-maintenance plant in your collection. They are tolerant of low light and want to drink water about once a month. Notably, they are not pet friendly, so please keep your beloved pets away from this one! If you are looking for an interesting and elegant plant to enliven your space with very little effort required, this is the plant for you. Light: Shade Tolerant Water: Drought Tolerant Ease: Easy...
Botanical Name: Peperomia tetraphylla 'Hope' Common Names: Peperomia Hope Description: Peperomia Hope is a lovely hybrid cultivar belonging to the wide and varied genus of popular houseplants, Peperomia. It is a cross between Peperomia deppeana and Peperomia quadrifolia, both of which are low growing vining epiphytes with small green round leaves on thin stems.
Lithops Common names: Living Stone, Flowering Stone, Stoneface, Cattle Hooves This adorable and intriguing plant has earned a variety of names for its odd appearance. Known as cattle hooves for its resemblance to the bottom part of a cattle's foot, lithops is more commonly known as living stone. This plant is, believe it or not, easy to care for! The most important thing to remember is that it very rarely needs water. It's thick body stores so much from each watering that it will be very easily overwatered. If you remember that care looks like leaving it alone in a bright...
Sedum morganianum 'Burro's tail' Common name: Stonecrop Flower Sedum is a family of resilient and vigorous plants - an excellent option for a beginner plant caretaker! They are also one of the families of succulent that is non-toxic and safe to have around nibbling pets and children. Make sure that you let the soil dry out completely and ensure that they get lots of light, and you'll have a really easy plant on your hands! Burro's tail or donkey tail is a cute variety known for it's tightly stacked succulent leaves and it's tendency to trail, making it a great hanging...
Sansevieria 'Bird's nest - hahnii gold'
Sansevieria trifasciata hahnii 'Bird's nest' A stouter version of the popular snake plant, the bird's nest is a very sturdy plant, and a great choice for beginners or plant caretakers who are looking for something low-maintenance. Their striking, architectural shapes make them a beautiful addition to any space. The bird's nest has the hardiness of the taller snake plant varieties, but the softer shape of an open rose. Light: Shade Tolerant Water: Drought Tolerant Ease: Easy Breezy Pet friendly: No Care: These Plants are great for beginner plant parents! Just be sure not to overwater - your Sansevieria will start...
Sansevieria zeylanica 'Devil's tongue' Common Names: Snake Plant, Mother-In-Law's Tongue, Viper's Bowstring Hemp Sansevieria are a dramatic family of Plants that are characterized by their sharp, upward-reaching leaves. They are a very sturdy plant, and a great choice for beginners or plant caretakers who are looking for something low-maintenance. Their striking, architectural shapes make them a beautiful addition to any space. This understated variety is lovely with its dark green leaves covered in creamy white horizontal waves. Light: Shade Tolerant Water: Drought Tolerant Ease: Easy Breezy Pet friendly: No Care: These Plants are great for beginner plant parents! Just be...
Nerve plant 'Red'
Fittonia albivenis 'Nerve plant' The 'Nerve plant' is striking with its strong veins of white, pink or red, and its tendency to grow short and spread low. They make an excellent option for terrariums, and would appreciate the extra humidity available there! Nerve plants are also great gift options, as they are non-toxic, easy to care for, and bring a fun splash of color into a space. The red variety is stunning with it's ruby veins popping against forest green leaves. Light: Bright Filtered Water: Frequent Ease: Easy Breezy Pet Friendly: Yes Care: Pinch off flowers as they detract energy from growing...
Hoya publicalyx 'Silver splash'
Hoya pubicalyx 'Silver splash' Common names: Wax Plant, Honey Plant, Porcelain Flower Hoyas, known more commonly as 'wax Plants' are a relatively low-maintenance and gorgeous addition to your plant collection. They look beautiful draping down from a tall table, cascading from a hanging basket, or climbing up a trellis. Hoyas are loved for their honey scented blossoms that pop up in the spring and summer. The silver splash is seriously elegant with elongated oval leaves splattered in delicate silver speckles. Light: Shade Tolerant Water: Occasional Ease: Easy Breezy Pet Friendly: Yes Care: Don't trim the long tendrils at the edges...
Euphorbia tirucalli 'Firestick' Common names: Firestick, Pencil Tree, Indian Tree Spurge, Petroleum Plant There are more than 2000 varieties of Plants that fall under the umbrella of Euphorbia, ranging dramatically in shape, texture, and size. It's important to note that what links them is a toxic sap that will cause irritation to both pets and people, so be careful so you can best enjoy this beautiful genus! 'Firestick' is fun with it's pronged, upward reaching green arms that flush red when exposed to bright light. This is a plant that will truly light up your collection. Light: Bright Filtered Water:...
Opuntia 'Paddle cactus'
Opuntia consolea 'Paddle cactus' Common names: Road Kill Cactus Opuntia are a family of cactus native to the Americas, and they are beloved for the fruits that they produce which are often mixed into drinks or jams. This family is also known for it's paddle like bodies, as well as its thorns which range from bold and long to short and fuzzy. Paddle cactus, also known as 'road kill' for it's flattened shape is popular for it's classic upright cactus shape and branching arms. Light: Bright Filtered Water: Drought Tolerant Ease: Easy Breezy Pet Friendly: Yes
Fairy castle cactus
Acanthocereus tetrogonus 'Fairy castle' cactus Common names: Night Blooming Cereus, Triangle Cactus, Barbed-Wire Cactus Cactus are a varied grouping of plants that range from columnar to stout and spherical to twisted, and with plenty of variation in between. Native to arid regions, cactus have evolved to expect lots of light and very little water. Cacti are also, generally, very easy to care for and want to be left alone so they are an excellent option for a forgetful plant caretaker! Fairy castle cacti are so named for their stacked, columnar shape that resembles turrets of a castle. Light: Bright Filtered...
Aglaonema 'Lady valentine'
Aglaonema 'Lady valentine' Common name: Chinese Evergreen Aglaonemas make a popular houseplant choice because they are extremely resilient and low-maintenance. Their striped and variegated leaves look beautiful anywhere in your space, and there is a wide range of varieties to choose from! Green Aglaonemas are very shade tolerant, but if you pick one of the more colorful varieties, be sure to get it a little extra light to maintain its vibrant variegation. Just keep your Aglaonema out of direct sunlight (otherwise it will burn!) and you'll find that they are easy to maintain. You'll bring a romantic air into your space...
Crassula 'String of buttons'
Crassula perforata 'String of buttons' Common names: Dollar Plant, Money Plant, Friendship Plant, Lucky Plant This sweet succulent gets its name from thick leaves stacked on top of each other like a rope of buttons! It's a charming and easy to care for houseplant that is simple to propagate and share. It also does well with being left alone for a while, so don't overwater it and make sure it's in a sunny bright spot, and it will thrive! Light: Bright Filtered Water: Drought Tolerant Ease: Easy Breezy Pet Friendly: Yes Care: String of buttons is really simple to propagate!...
Crassula 'Classic jade'
Crassula ovata 'Classic jade' Common names: Dollar Plant, Money Plant, Friendship Plant, Lucky Plant Jade is a desirable houseplant that has been said to bring good luck to its owners. For this reason, it makes a wonderful housewarming gift! Jade's oval shaped, succulent leaves grow from woody stems into a bush shape, and you might see little whitish-pink blossoms in the winter. Light: Bright Filtered Water: Drought Tolerant Ease: Easy Breezy Pet friendly: No Care: Jades are forgiving plants, and good for beginner plant caretakers. Just be sure to not let them sit in standing water as this will lead...