The Watermelon Peperomia (scientific name: Peperomia Argyreia) is a houseplant with small teardrop-shaped leaves that resemble an uncut watermelon. Adding to the “watermelon theme”, it also has bright pink-red stems! It is a compact plant – growing to just 12 inches (30cm) tall and 8 inches (20cm) wide when mature. What we love the most? […]
A relatively new cultivar, the Peperomia ‘Napoli Nights’ is a hybrid between two Peperomia species (Peperomia Marmorata and the Peperomia Peruviana) invented in 2014. Shaped like upside-down raindrops, its leaves are dark greyish-green with a silvery sheen. We like its prominent veins…. we think it gives the plant character! 🙂 This small plant doesn’t grow more than
The Peperomia Albovittata is a new hybrid that has gorgeously prominent veins. It is sometimes known as Piccolo Banda or the Peacock Peperomia. With textured ripple leaves held atop reddish petioles, this plant is a beauty. However, the leaf stems break off easily, so be careful when handling! Care-wise, these plants love moderate-intensity indirect light.
The adorable Raindrop Peperomia has succulent-like leaves that resemble raindrops! Native to South America, this tropical plant is suited to indoor temperatures and high humidity (60-90% is ideal). It grows near the forest floor, so cannot tolerate direct light. Thick leaves store water, so allow it to dry out before watering. Let’s get into the
The Peperomia Obsutifolia is a beautiful upright plant with thick, glossy cup-shaped leaves. They are beginner-friendly and non-toxic plants that require little maintenance. Ideally, provide bright, indirect light; East or West-facing windowsills are ideal. Water when the topsoil is dry, and use an airy and well-draining potting mix. Your plant has small root systems that
The Peperomia Frost is a beautiful plant with heart-shaped fleshy leaves with a silver-frost, metallic sheen. They are low-maintenance, non-toxic, and relatively pest-resistant; just be careful of overwatering! 🙂 Place in a warm spot with ample bright filtered light. East or North-facing windowsills are ideal; Using a well-draining potting soil for this epiphyte is critical.
The String of Turtles (botanical name: Peperomia Prostrata) is a rare but easy-to-grow vine from the Peperomia genus. It is known for its small, round button-like foliage with green variegation that resembles turtle shells! To help your plant thrive, Place in bright filtered light. East or West-facing windowsills are a great option; Plant in a
Peperomia Ginny (botanical name Peperomia Clusiifolia Variegata) is an upright-growing plant that is easy to care for. This plant is sought-after for colorful leaves: a light green center, cream variegation, and pink leaf margins. These three pastel colors give the plant its nickname, Tricolor Ginny. 🙂 Care-wise, it doesn’t require much. Peperomia Ginny tolerates most light
Peperomia Hope, also known as Trailing Jade, is a compact vining houseplant. While not a true succulent, it has small jade-colored succulent-like leaves that give its foliage a fleshy appearance. This species is typically found trailing down from hanging baskets. If you are thinking of adding Peperomia Hope to your collection, there is good news! It