Plant Glossary

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.

AIR PLANT (TILLANDSIA)

ALOCASIA

ALOE
Aloe Harlanii
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

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!


DIEFFENBACHIA
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

 

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!


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
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

PHILODENDRON
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.

PILEA PEPEROMOIDES

POTHOS

RUBBER PLANT

SNAKE PLANT
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 Sansevieria / Snake
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

SUCCULENT

TRADESCANTIA

ZZ PLANT