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Pretty red and pink houseplants to perk up your home

This vibrant flora is often varieties of the houseplants you know and love, like philodendrons or prayer plants, but with an added, colorful touch: they’re pink. Read on to learn about some of our favorite pink houseplants.  Houseplants have become a staple in most homes in recent years, and for good reason: they add a touch of green, filter the air, and make a unique-looking (and vibrant) piece of decor. However, if you want to grow houseplants that are different from the rest, you should turn to pink houseplants.



Best Pink Houseplants

1.Pretty pink caladium

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Botanical name: CaladiumPretty Pink’

The leaves have a rich pink tone that adds to the overall attractiveness of the plant! Other beautiful pink varieties include Caladium ‘Pink Splash’, Caladium ‘Thai Beauty’ and Caladium ‘Florida Sweetheart’.

Pink spotted plant

Botanical name: Hypestes phyllostachya

This patterned pink houseplant is decorated with spots in striking shades of pink, white or red. It stays compact and can be a great partner for other houseplants in dark shade.

3. Calico kittens

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Botanical name: Crassula pellucida variegata ‘Calico Kitten’

The plant’s colorful, heart-shaped leaves come in fuchsia, purple, yellow, pink and cream. Keep it stressed and it will turn a deep pink-purple hue.

4. Snow White Waffle Plant

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Botanical name: Hemigraphis alternata

Popular for its cascading foliage with a pink-purple-metallic hue, it hangs beautifully from hanging baskets, making it an exquisite houseplant. Bell-shaped white flowers also grow!

5. Christmas carol

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Botanical name: aloe Christmas song’

This succulent has yellow bumps on the leaves that turn a charming shade of pink when the plant is stressed. It also produces red-pink flowers!

6. Pink gummy bears

Botanical name: Sedum rubrotinctum ‘Aurora’

A soft sedum variety, the plant’s fleshy, spiral-shaped leaves range from light green to pink and cream hues. Keep it in bright light to bring out the pink hue and colorful accent.

7. Imperial Red Philodendron

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Botanical name: Philodendron erubescens

Also popular as Philodendron PeperomiaThe copper-colored leaves of this beautiful Philodendron variety feature a colorful mix of pink, green, and black. You can find more “Philo” varieties here.

8. Earth Star

Botanical name: Bromeliad cryptanthus

Add a touch of color with this unique houseplant with colorful, star-shaped foliage. It is available in pink, red, green and white colors.

9. Pink nerve plant

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Botanical name: Fittonia albivenis

Also called mosaic plants, these pink houseplants have deeply veined green leaves with a texture like a mosaic or stained glass window. The tiny plant is ideal for terrariums and small pots.

10. Aglaonema Pink Anyamanee

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Botanical name: Aglaonema pink Anyamanee

This award-winning Chinese evergreen variety offers a mix of dark and light green foliage, variegated with dark pink and chartreuse tones.

11. Leaf Begonia

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Botanical name: Begonia beleaf Inca flame

This pink plant is an absolute stunner with beautiful and glossy dark pink leaves that resemble a heart shape and have a wrinkled appearance.

12. Rose Painted Calathea

Botanical name: Calathea roseopicta ‘Rosy’

Rosy features beautiful leaves patterned with broad outlines of fuschia pink and green on each leaf. Check out some great Calathea varieties in this article.

13. Pink Symphony

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Botanical name: Caladium’ “Pink Symphony”

The large leaves of this plant are a light shade of pink with veins in a dark shade of green, adding to its overall striking beauty!

14. Pink Chaos Coleus

Botanical name: Solenostemon scutellarioides ‘Pink Chaos’

An amazing mix of bright pink, mint green and white spots on the foliage is this pink plant. The plant also attracts hummingbirds!

15. Pink Princess

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Botanical name: Philodendron erubescens ‘Pink Princess’

This philodendron offers bright pink variegation on striking green, leathery leaves with pinkish-red undersides and grows well in pots and hanging baskets.

16. Pearl of Nuremberg

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Botanical name: Echeveria ‘Pearl of Nuremberg’

This plant is the most beautiful Echeveria variety and offers a rich pink-purple hue around the edges. Another type – “Meridian” – also features ruffled pink edges.

17. Madagascar dragon tree

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Botanical name: Dracaena marginata tricolor

The perfect choice for novice gardeners, this drought- and light-resistant Dracaena variety has narrow green leaves with pink edges.

18. Syngonium Pink Neon

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Botanical name: Syngonium podophyllum ‘Neon Robusta’

This air-purifying houseplant has heart-shaped leaves with a pink and green pattern. It looks best in hanging baskets, vegetable gardens and terrariums.

19. Beautiful salmon pink

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Botanical name: Solenostemon scutellarioides ‘Picture Perfect Salmon Pink’

This beautiful pink coleus variety looks like a work of art. It can be grown indoors if you have a bright window.

20. Pink Mother of Millions

Botanical name: Kalanchoe ‘Pink Butterflies’

Thanks to the lack of chlorophyll in the leaves, this hybrid produces butterfly-like plants in an incredible shade of pink and is an essential houseplant if you love pink!

21. Pink Wandering Jew Plant

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Botanical name: Tradescantia fluminensis

A popular plant with a glossy leaf surface striped with cream, dark pink, white and purple undersides. It also produces pink flowers!

22. Pink rubber plant

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Botanical name: Ficus elastica ‘Tineke’

It is a spectacular houseplant with pink, yellow, beige or red spots on dense foliage. Some varieties of these pink houseplants offer a mix of all four colors, creating a rainbow-like effect.

23. Colorful pink croton

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Botanical name: Codiaeum variegatum

The long leaves of this beautiful croton have a mix of light and deep pink, as well as hints of green. For best foliage color, grow in a bright location with indirect sunlight.

24. Anthurium Tickled Pink

Botanical name: Anthurium andraeanum ‘Tickled Pink’

“Tickled Pink” opens into a spathe of rich pink-magenta tones with dark purple edges that mature to a beautiful shade of fluorescent pink.

25. Hexagonal Kalanchoe

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Botanical name: Kalanchoe sexangularis

The leaves of this shrub have jagged edges colored in a pink-red hue. It is a compact specimen that grows to 30cm tall and makes a lovely houseplant.

26. Colorful Kalanchoe

Botanical name: Kalanchoe blossfeldiana ‘Tricolor’

As the name suggests, this colorful plant has red-pink petioles on the opposite leaf arrangement, giving it a very unique look. Not only that, it’s also blooming.

27. Boat lily

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Botanical name: Tradescantia spathacea

If you like a plant with dense foliage that spreads pink everywhere, then you will like this plant with its unusual inflorescence with pinkish-purple underside.

28. Cabbage palm

Botanical name: Cordyline’ “Pink Passion”

The plant is one of the most dazzling Cordyline varieties and has rose-red and purple leaves with dark pink tones.

29. Tricolor Stromanthe

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Botanical name: Stomanthe sanguinea ‘Tricolor’

This amazing houseplant looks different from every angle! This plant with pink and green leaves also has a white variegation and the underside shows pink with red hues.

30. Pink Arrowhead Plant

Botanical name: Syngonium podophyllum ‘Pink Allusion’

The pink houseplant features light green leaves with bright pink veins. It can also be pruned to make it look bushier and more compact, or you can train it to climb support stakes or trellises.

31. Pink Congo

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Botanical name: Philodendron ‘Pink Congo’

This pink-leaved plant gets its color from a chemical that gives the foliage a rich hue, making it quite pink!

32. Pink charming

Botanical name: Begonia rex ‘Pink Charming’

As the name suggests, this charming variety offers beautiful pink and green variegated leaves with silver flecks.

33. Pink blush aloe

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Botanical name: Aloe ‘Pink Blush’

This clump-forming hybrid aloe features patterned green leaves with raised pink edges. Place the plant in bright sun to get a nice shade.

34. Pink Lady

Botanical name: Callisia repens ‘Pink Lady’

Also known as the turtle plant, this low-growing semi-succulent plant produces stems covered in round, small, waxy leaves that vary in shades from striped green to pink to cream with burgundy leaf undersides.

35. Pink Moonstone

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Botanical name: Pachyphytum Oviferum ‘Pink Moonstone’

“Pink Moonstone” features a rosette of pink leaves that are also blue-lavender in color. The fleshy foliage is covered with powdery white or fine silver hairs.

36. Strawberry saxifrage

Botanical name: Saxifraga stolonifera variegata

Also known as strawberry begonia, this plant’s green leaves have a velvety pink underside that gives it a stunning appearance. Keep it in bright, indirect light for the best color.

37. Aglaonema Prestige

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Botanical name: Aglaonema ‘Prestige’

This beautiful pink and green houseplant looks best on coffee tables and shelves. If you want it to be more pink, make sure it gets lots of indirect, bright light.

38. Party time “Alternanthera”

Botanical name: Alternanthera ficoidea ‘Partytime’

This pink-leaved plant, also called Joseph’s mantle and parrot leaf, prefers the brightest possible light because direct sunlight makes the leaves more colorful!

39. Elephant bush

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Botanical name: Portulacaria Afra ‘Tricolor’

Also known as dwarf jade, this plant with pink and green leaves is best suited to compact locations where you want to add vibrant color. Make sure there is enough bright light.

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Botanical name: Pilea microphylla variegata

This Pilea offers a stunning combination of green and pink leaves. For best colors, ensure the plant receives at least 3-5 hours of full sun each day.

41. Tradescantia Nanouk

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Botanical name: Tradescantia nanouk

It has to be one of the most colorful plants for hanging baskets. The stems hang downwards and display the stunning, colorful leaves in two tones.

42. Sunrise Anacampseros

Botanical name: Anacampseros telephiastrum ‘Variegata’

This sweet little beauty showcases stocky leaves in dark green and pink hues. To make the plant more vibrant, keep it lightly stressed and in sunlight.