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Top 10 beautiful houseplants

Plants are in our homes for many reasons: they're good for our health because they purify the air, they can fill empty space, but above all, they're desired by all plant lovers because they're so beautiful! It made us wonder… What are considered the most beautiful houseplants among plant lovers? So we asked our community to send in their thoughts. Ready for the results? Let’s discover the ranking of the top 10 most beautiful houseplants!

1. Monstera Deliciosa

Ah, the famous Monstera Deliciosa! A must in this list if you ask us! This beautiful plant is majestic and attractive, making any room brighter. It appreciates humidity, a good quantity of water, and indirect light, just like in the rainforest! Thanks to its large glossy leaves, the Monstera is perfect for absorbing harmful substances from the air, making it a highly effective air purifier.

Besides this pretty green houseplant, let's not forget its variegated sisters, which also got a lot of votes in our survey! We’re talking about the Monstera Deliciosa Variegated or Albo Monstera Deliciosa, each as breathtaking as the other. What a beautiful family of plants the Monstera is!

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2. Monstera Thai Constellation

Runner-up is another one of this beautiful family! We're talking about the Monstera Thai Constellation. This one is incredible, don't you think? And it's very rare! This mix of colors is really perfect and makes the plant very attractive. No wonder this one's in the top 10 too! Did you know that this plant gets its name because its variegated leaves look like stars in the sky, hence the name constellation.

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3. Alocasia Jacklyn

With its unique leaf shape and stunning appearance, Alocasia Jacklyn is truly a masterpiece and it deserves to be in the top three if you ask us! The veins on its leaves create a fascinating texture, adding a touch of sophistication and style to any indoor jungle. It's so beautiful, it could be straight out of a fairytale!

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4. Anthurium Warocqueanum

Let's meet the fourth most beautiful houseplant: Anthurium Warocqueanum, also known as the queen of Anturiums. With its incredibly long, velvety dark-green leaves and delicate silver veins, it brings elegance and a sense of luxury to your home.

Just make sure it gets plenty of bright, indirect light, high humidity (70% or more) and moderate watering, enough to keep the soil moist but not soggy. With these simple care tips, it will grace your home with its presence for many years to come. This plant is a must-have if you want to add a beautiful plant to your collection!

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5. Philodendron El Choco Red

Up next, it’s the turn of the Philodendron El Choco Red! This plant is very surprising, as it has giant heart-shaped leaves with a red base and green top. It's very beautiful to look at, and it's almost impossible to take your eyes off it! It also goes by its scientific name of “Philodendron Rubrijuvenile” which refers to its red color. In terms of care, regular small watering is the most effective, indirect sunlight will be best for the plant, but be careful: too much sun causes the leaves to scorch.

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6. Anthurium Veitchii

Sixth on the list: the Anthurium Veitchii, with its ribbed foliage and leaves that grow up to incredible sizes, this plant is a true wonder of nature. The striking veins that run through its foliage only add to its breathtaking appearance, making it a sight to behold. This plant is a true botanical marvel. It's essential to keep its gigantic leaves free of dust so they can breathe and shine. By regularly wiping its foliage, you'll preserve its health and beauty, allowing Anthurium Veitchii to continue captivating admirers with its eye-catching presence.

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7. Alocasia Frydek Variegata

Lucky number seven! Alocasia Frydek Variegata is an exceptional discovery in the world of plants, and it's super pretty, don't you think? With its velvety, soft, deep-green leaves, adorned with stunning light-green, white and cream patterns, this variety is as rare as it is beautiful. It thrives in bright, indirect light and prefers constantly moist soil, although excessive watering should be avoided. Its large leaves, often called “elephant ears”, add a touch of tropical allure to the space they occupy.

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8. Monstera Burle Marx Flame

Another Monstera in the ranking? Yes, but this one is truly special. With its complex and unique leaves, this Monstera stands out even among its siblings! This plant is very rare as we don't see much of it, yet don't you think it looks magnificent? So, if you're thinking “Another Monstera?”, think again: this one really is a treasure worth admiring.

Top 10 beautiful houseplants - Burle marx flame

Photo by @plantbasel & @our.lucky.roots

9. Epipremnum Pinnatum Marble Queen

Almost at the end of our list, but we would want to behold you from the Epipremnum Pinnatum Marble Queen! This plant is more than just a houseplant, it's also a symbol of prosperity and fortune. With its beautiful marbled leaves, this plant adds a touch of style to any home. To thrive, it needs direct sunlight and good drainage to prevent water from accumulating. It's essential to keep the soil constantly moist, but not soggy; after all, it's a plant that should never dry out completely!

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10. Philodendron Spiritus Sancti

Let’s close off the list with a stunning Philodendron. The Philodendron Spiritus Sancti originates from the South American rainforest and is a rare species renowned for its breathtaking beauty. Its elongated leaves look like spectral apparitions, and indeed, its name "Spiritus Sancti" translates into Latin as "Holy Spirit". To thrive, this plant needs high humidity, just like its natural habitat. Its delicate pastel-green leaves, adorned with striking black lines, add to its beauty and rarity.

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And here we are, already at the end of this blog! Did you like these beautiful plants? Which one do you prefer? You're having trouble deciding which one is the prettiest, we understand the choice is too hard for us too. ;-) Don't forget to choose a pretty pot that will make your beautiful houseplant stand out in your green jungle!

Emmie
Emmie

Meet Emmie, our new intern! She's a total houseplant enthusiast and her home is like a mini jungle because of all her plants. Emmie brings a real love for greenery to the team and is eager to soak up new plant knowledge!

May 27, 2024
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