My Top Five Variegated Indoor Plants – Part Two

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If you thought our plant journey ended there with the last post, think again Plant Rockstars! The world of variegated indoor plants is vast and full of wonders. Each variegated plant brings its own unique flair to the table, making it impossible to resist adding just one more (or a few more) to your collection. Let’s explore some additional variegated plants that are sure to captivate your heart and beautify your home.

Variegated String of Hearts (Ceropegia woodii variegata)

First on our extended list is the Variegated String of Hearts, a delicate trailing beauty that steals the show with its heart-shaped leaves adorned with pink, white, and green. This plant is a testament to nature’s artistry, creating a cascade of love from your shelves or hanging planters. It thrives in bright, indirect light and requires minimal watering, making it a dream for those who love low-maintenance plants.

String of hearts young ceropegia plant in a pot
Ceropegia woodii variegata

Variegated Snake Plant (Sansevieria trifasciata ‘Laurentii’)

The Variegated Snake Plant, also known as ‘Laurentii’, is a tough-as-nails plant that adds a striking vertical element to any room. Its long, sword-like leaves are edged with golden yellow, standing tall and proud. This plant is not just a looker; it’s also renowned for its air-purifying abilities, making it a functional addition to your home. It’s incredibly forgiving, tolerating low light and infrequent watering.

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Sansevieria trifasciata ‘Laurentii’

Variegated Hoya (Hoya carnosa ‘Variegata’)

The Variegated Hoya, or ‘Wax Plant’, is a charming climber with waxy leaves and stunning variegation. Its leaves are a mix of green, white, and sometimes pink, with the added bonus of producing sweet-smelling flowers under the right conditions. The Hoya prefers bright, indirect light and a bit of neglect on the watering front, making it perfect for those who might forget to water now and then.

Hoya carnosa ‘Variegata’

Variegated English Ivy (Hedera helix ‘Variegata’)

Variegated English Ivy brings a touch of the outdoors inside with its classic ivy look, enhanced by the white or yellow edges of its leaves. It’s a versatile climber that can add a touch of greenery to walls, shelves, or even as a ground cover in larger planters. English Ivy thrives in moderate to bright indirect light and prefers its soil to be kept on the moist side, but be wary of overwatering.

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Hedera helix ‘Variegata’

Philodendron ‘Brasil’

Last but not least, the Philodendron ‘Brasil’ is a vibrant and easy-to-care-for plant that boasts heart-shaped leaves in a striking pattern of green and golden yellow. It’s a fast grower and can either climb or trail, making it a versatile option for different spots around your home. The ‘Brasil’ enjoys bright, indirect light and likes its soil to dry out slightly between waterings.

Philodendron plant cuttings with roots in three glass jars ready to be planted
Philodendron Brasil

These additional variegated indoor plants are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the diverse and fascinating world of indoor gardening. Each plant has its own personality and care requirements, allowing you to create a living space that’s not only beautiful but also uniquely yours. Embrace the variegation, and let these leafy friends bring joy and color into your home. Happy gardening!

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