House Plants That Aren’t Green

Dani Caruso
By Dani Caruso

Design inspiration on Instagram and Pinterest is abundant with potted plants and hanging vines these days. If most people are decorating with succulents and ferns, that means everyone’s interior is accented with the same color: green. Whether you want to stand out from the rest or want to color coordinate your space, you can bring home species that serve other hues on the spectrum. Some leaves show a tad more green than others, but that’s simply nature. The plants shown above are “desert gems” of the cactus variety and sprout into several colors from the rainbow. To create an interior jungle with a more narrow color pallet, look below to see how you can add in the colors of your choice.


(Source: The Spruce via Dorling Kindersley)

Ceropegia Wwoodii Variegata

(Source: BotaniCreation)

Sedum Nussbaumerianum

(Source: Mountain Crest Gardens)

Philodendron Hederaceum

(Source: Pistils Nursery)

Echeveria “Perle Von Nurnberg”

(Source: BloomersNurseryInc)

Senecio Serpens

(Source: JewelryLE)

Dani Caruso
By Dani Caruso
Dani is House One’s assistant editor. As a Norwalk, CT native, Dani graduated from UConn with a BA in Digital Media and Design. This millennial longs for the days of All That, Tamagotchis, and Dunkaroos. When she’s not working, she’s hanging outdoors, playing with her dogs, or watching makeup tutorials on YouTube.

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