Best Indoor Plants Names with Pictures

The scientific names of plants are the last thing that we know about the residents in our gardens. Their beauty, aroma, charm, and benefits make our lives happier. While walking in a garden, we often come across plants that we like but have no idea what they are called. To help you easily identify and take care of your garden (and boast your knowledge to guests), we have a list of plant names and pictures:

Best Indoor Plants with Pictures

1. Syngonium Podophyllum

Its lush green leaves decorated with a light yellow tint transport you to the Amazon rainforests. Easy to care for and an excellent choice for indoors, this air purifying plant will fit perfectly in your balcony.

Syngonium Podophyllum

2. Dracaena Sanderiana

Famously known as the lucky bamboo or Chinese bamboo, this plant variety is available in 2 or 3 layers and needs water to survive. Take good care of your lucky bamboo plants and they will fill your office desk with charm!

Dracaena Sanderiana

3. Epipremnum Aureum

Pothos, Devil’s Ivy or the money plant is green and deep yellow leaved plant that is the most tolerant and adaptable across cultivars. Best grown along with vertical support, it cleans the air and is an ideal low-maintenance plant for indoors.

Epipremnum Aureum

4. Sansevieria trifasciata

A species of flowering plant with long wavy leaves, the snake plant is native to tropical West Africa. Requiring minimal sunlight and watering, it can flourish indoors and in a shaded balcony.

5. Spathiphyllum Wallisii

Aka the peace lily is a beautiful flowering plant that is perfect for modern homes. Hard to kill, this plant usually thrives in tropical climates. Its deep green leaves and serene white flower are a show-stealer in any setting!

Spathiphyllum Wallisii

6. Aloe Barbadensis

The aloe vera plant is a phenomenon, and why wouldn’t it be. The king of medicinal plants, it can be effortlessly grown and regrown. Its sturdy leaves hold a gel that can treat wounds, cuts, inflammations and minor skin ailments. Good for hair health, it also clears the air of harmful pollutants.

Aloe Barbadensis

7. Ficus Benjamina

We do not know why it is known as the weeping fig, but this beautiful plant variety is a stunner. Plant it in a row of pots in varied colors, and it will add a fresh touch to your bohemian balcony. Not to forget, it cleans the air too!

Ficus Benjamina

8. Chlorophytum Comosum

The spider plant got its name from its leafy structure and is a hit with amateur gardeners as it requires little to no care. Available in a combination of shades of green and yellow, it makes your garden look fuller with its busy appearance.

9. Crassula Ovata

This succulent plant variety is perfect for terrariums and small pots to grace your office table. With their ability to thrive in dim lit areas and minimum moisture, jade plants are a great gifting idea for office colleagues.

Crassula Ovata

10. Philodendron Xanadu

A variety of pretty green plants native to Brazil, these can be grown in tropical, sub-tropical and warm temperate climates. Plant them in 2 pots and place them at the entrance of your home to give your guests a warm welcome.

Philodendron Xanadu

11. Pachira Aquatica

A famous tropical wetland tree, it is often grown as a bonsai plant in homes with a modern and minimalistic décor theme. Place it in your living room above the mantle and wow your guests with your exquisite taste.

Pachira Aquatica

12. Cactaceae

The thorny cactus may seem like an odd choice to flower lovers, but once you see how low maintenance this plant is, you will start appreciating it more. This 127 genera family leaves you spoilt for choice with variations in lengths, shapes, sizes and stem types.


Whichever green you choose for your loved ones, you will be showering them with the blessing of nature.