If you follow me, you know that I love variegated plants. So I thought I would show you some today.
Philodendrons are a big family with some gorgeous cultivars. The heart leaf ‘Brazil’ and the ‘Pink Princess’ are beautiful together.
There are many varieties of pothos these are similar cultivars. The ‘Pearls and Jade’ has a few added speckles compared to ‘N’Joy’.
I love Aglaonemas and I have more than 6 cultivars. They are easy to grow and with good light, they display these gorgeous colors in the leaves.
There are more sansevierias than I can count, all of which I love, but the variegated ones are my favorite and the ‘Golden Hahnii’ is one of my all time favorite plants.
The jewel orchids do have flowers that are nice, but nothing compared to the foliage.
There are African violets that don’t need flowers because their foliage is so amazing. The flowers are an added bonus, though.
Rex begonias have amazing foliage. The eyelash begonia not only has gorgeous foliage but little hairs on the edges of the leaves.
I hope you enjoyed seeing some of these leaves that are “more than just green”. Variegated plants add some much needed interest to an otherwise “green only” palette.
Lisa, you have such a fantastic collection of plants I just drool every time I come to your blog. I love that eyelash begonia, I can just see the pet fur stuck on it if it were mine! haha… Variegated plants are my particular favorite, too. Well just second to dark foliage.
I am always so impressed with the health of your plants. Do you ever provide supplemental lighting?
Thanks, Jamie! Notice I take a lot of close-ups because not everything looks all that great. Everything is suffering right now as I am in the last few weeks of writing a book…. My plants are feeling the effects. I do have light stands. My African violets and some of my cacti and succulents are on those. I also let my sun room get too cold this fall and lost a lot of plants…… I’ll just have to buy more!
I think your Glacier pothos is a Pearls & Jade pothos.
I just went by the tag in the plant. Thanks! I will check it out though. There are so many different cultivars now. It’s crazy!