Many people assume they can’t add color to their home with houseplants because so many plants come in shades of green. While it’s true that green is the dominating color of most houseplants, there are many plants that come with a variety of vibrant colors. When planning you’re colorful home decor, don’t forget to consider the following plants.
1. Red Aglaonema
Red aglaonema is a beautiful type of Chinese evergreen that will bring a pop of red and pink to your house. While the leaves are green around the edges, there are splotches of red and pink in the center of each leaf. These splashes of color create a beautiful speckled effect. If you’ve got strong red hues in your home, the red aglaonema will help bring those colors out.
2. Purple Passion Plant
You can probably guess the color of the purple passion plant but what will surprise you about this plant is the texture. This dark green plant is covered in soft purple hairs, offering a beautiful deep purple coloration over a dark green hue. But the soft hairs on the top of the leaves add a velvet texture to the plant. So if you’ve got velvet furniture, this plant will be on theme with your home decor. The purple passion plant will vine, so it may be best to place it in a hanging basket.
3. Snake Plant
The dark green snake plant is adorned with beautiful glossy silver streaks and is the perfect addition to any sleek, modern home. There are variations of the snake plant that add other pops of color such as gold and yellow edges. The snake plant is an easy plant to maintain so even a beginner can enjoy the bright, modern look of this plant.
4. Desert Gems Cacti
Desert Gems is a line of cacti that come in a variety of bright, vibrant colors. Desert Gems cacti are so stunning that people may even accuse them of being fake plants. But the Desert Gem cacti are very real. The best part is that no matter what the color of your home decor, you can find a Desert Gems cactus that fits your house. Desert Gems come in a wide variety of colors such as orange, red, purple, and lime green. Cacti don’t require much care so you can add this plant to your home without much effort.
A croton can be the perfect way to add a pop of color to a neutral palate. The croton has dark green leaves but is tipped with bright shades of red and orange. While the color of croton leaves are bright, it is not overwhelming and the orange and yellow often blend together with the green for a calming appearance.
The above listed plants are only a small selection of the color options available to you with indoor plants. Search online for indoor plants in the color you are looking for and you’re bound to find a stunning option that improves your home decor.