Finding indoor plants that grow pink leaves can seem hard if you don’t know where to look. Luckily for you, this guide to pink foliage indoor plants will make it an easy task. Whether you want to add pink plants to your houseplant collection or you’re looking to match specific shades of pink in your home, the pink indoor plants on this list will have what you’re looking for.
17 Indoor Plants with Pink Leaves:
- Party Time alternanthera
- Aglaonema Prestige
- Pink Passion cordyline
- Strawberry saxifrage
- Pink Syngonium
- Moonstone Pachyphytum
- Strawberry-and-Cream rubber plant
- Callisia repens Pink Lady
- Pink blush aloe
- Echeveria Perle von Nurnberg
- And more
That sure is a lot of pink indoor plants for you to choose from! This guide will provide background information on each plant species listed above as well as plenty of others. You’ll also learn some care tips, so keep reading.
17 Indoor Plants with Pink Foliage to Grow in Your Indoor Garden
Party Time Alternanthera
The alternanthera is an indoor flowering plant genus with about 200 species. The plant spreads its leaves, which are even more majestic when they’re pink, as is the case with the Party Time variety.
The neon pink can dominate the usually green leaves, or you might see splashes or patches of pink with some green remaining.
The color contrast of pink and green leaves is extremely appealing. The Party Time Alternanthera might be the pink leaf indoor plant you’re looking for
To care for the Party Time alternanthera, maintain moist but never soggy soil.
Direct sun is okay but keep a close eye on the bright pink foliage of the Party Time to ensure the plant doesn’t develop brown spots.
If you’ve grown Chinese evergreen in your indoor garden before, wait until you get a glimpse of the variety known as the Aglaonema Prestige.
Some Prestige plants are mostly green with strips of coral pink in the center. Others provide a pink takeover with little to no green left in the leaves.
Indirect sunlight is a must for the Prestige. Water the plant when the soil gets moderately dry.
Maintain temperatures between 68 and 77 degrees Fahrenheit, which should be exceptionally easy to do indoors.
Pink Passion Cordyline
The Pink Passion Cordyline australis is about as bright pink as it comes.
As if this indoor plant wasn’t enchanting enough, the Pink Passion can sprout white flowers late into its growing season. These flowers have an appealingly sweet aroma.
To help the Pink Passion maintain its incredible coloration, provide full sun that isn’t direct sunlight. Use well-draining potting mix.
It’s okay if you forget to water the cordyline for a while, as it’s surprisingly drought-resistant. Don’t make it a habit though!
The Saxifraga stolonifera aka strawberry saxifrage lives up to its name.
This begonia sprouts long, heart-shaped leaves that are tinged pink. It may just be a baby pink outline around the green leaves.
In some cases, you could see maroon-colored leaves with lighter pink borders. That much color is sure to put a smile on your face whenever you tend to your indoor garden.
The strawberry saxifrage requires moist soil that dries out somewhat between waterings.
When the spring begins and throughout summer, fertilize your indoor plant once per two weeks with diluted liquid fertilizer.
If you’re familiar with the arrowhead vine or arrowhead plant, the pink Syngonium or Syngonium Neon Robusta is a variety you’ll certainly want to explore further.
Yes, the neon part in the name is a little misleading, but that creamy, dreamy pink is so covetable. Even better is how the variegation covers the entirety of the leaf!
Keep your Syngonium Neon Robusta looking lush and full by providing medium lighting. Dim light will suck up the coloration of your arrowhead plant.
Maintain moist soil that isn’t overly soaking. Set the temps between 60 and 80 degrees.
What is the Moonstone Pachyphytum?
It’s a variety of the Pachyphytum oviferum, a small succulent known as the moonstone or sugaralmond plant. The leaves, so to speak, resemble thick stones that grow in clusters.
Of course, I wouldn’t be talking about this plant today if it didn’t come in pink, and it does!
Each of those water-storing leaves of the moonstone can be a delicate but adorable shade of baby pink.
Some moonstones even appear more neon pink.
If you love pastel colors, you can even find moonstones in lavender. Personally I’ve always thought lavender plants look even better when growing next to a pink plant!
Infrequent watering is critical when caring for a succulent like the moonstone.
This plant thrives in environments that are consistently 65 to 80 degrees. Direct sunlight is usually okay, but with a colorful plant, I’d keep a close eye on it.
Strawberry & Cream Rubber Plant
Maybe you’d prefer an indoor plant for your garden with just some hints of pink, not coloration throughout. If so, then the Strawberry & Cream variety of the rubber plant is just up your alley.
The long, rubbery, shiny leaves of this pink plant usually feature hints of pink. That hue ranges from a very light pale pink to a darker, maroon-like pink.
The coloration usually appears in patches on the leaves but can grow on the entirety of the leaf.
To care for your variegated rubber plant, set the temps between 65 and 85 degrees and introduce some humidity too.
Water the plant when its soil is quite dry. You might only water your rubber plant about once per week, and that’s okay!
Callisia repens Pink Lady
The creeping inchplant or Callisia repens is another pink succulent to add to your “favorites list” of pink plants.
The Pink Lady variety is resplendent in a light pink that almost borders on fuchsia or purple.
The long creeping inchplant is a vine or trailing plant with small leaves requires bright, indirect light to thrive.
Use well-draining potting soil and water until the soil is a little bit moist. You don’t want to overdo it, as succulents store water in their leaves.
Monthly during the growing season, add a general-purpose indoor plant fertilizer.
Pink Blush Aloe
You know what’s better than a regular aloe vera plant? A pink aloe vera plant!
The pink blush aloe variety is a smaller succulent than usual, growing to about a foot in size.
Its light green leaves with the darker green patterning are even more appealing due to the neon pink borders. In some cases, the pink color fades in over the entire leaf.
Partial to full sunlight is recommended for the pink blush aloe. Use well-draining, porous soil and always allow the moisture levels to deplete before watering your plant.
Jurassic Pink Splash Rex Begonia
A rex begonia hybrid, the Jurassic Pink Splash rex begonia is so variegated that it could just become the new favorite in your indoor garden!
The jagged, angular leaves of the standard rex begonia are present in this plant. It’s the coloration of those leaves that’s so extraordinary.
The leaves are mostly white with black borders, veins, and stems. A halo of reddish-pink in the center of each leaf punctuates the black-and-white color scheme.
The Jurassic Pink Splash rex begonia blooms early in the spring. The plant requires monthly fertilizer during the active growing season.
Tickled Pink Anthurium
You’ll be tickled pink when you add an anthurium Tickled Pink to your collection of indoor plants!
Finally, here’s a variety of anthurium that’s worthy of being called The flamingo flower.
The neon-ish pink color here is exceptionally accurate to the plumage of that long-legged bird.
To maintain your Tickled Pink anthurium, maintain a soil pH range between 5.7 and 6.2. The soil must be well-draining, so add coco coir, perlite, composted bark, and/or peat moss.
Maintain temperatures of 76 to 82 degrees. The temperatures should drop no lower than 70 degrees and go no higher than 90 degrees.
Dracaena Marginata Tricolor
Now here’s a special variety of the Madagascar dragon tree, the Dracaena marginata Tricolor.
This shrub with the frond-like leaves is mostly a pale golden color with some green and tinges of very light pink.
That’s why it’s called Tricolor, after all! The three colors complement one another exceptionally well.
Keep your Tricolor healthy and strong with bright, indirect light and some periods of light shade. Maintain moist soil but avoid overwatering.
Kalanchoe Pink Butterflies
The devil’s backbone variety of the kalanchoe is already show-stopping enough. This plant, also referred to as the mother of thousands, grows tiny plantlets all along its sloping leaf borders.
The Pink Butterflies variety takes things one step further, as this kalanchoe features bright pink plantlets all around. This plant is truly a sight to behold!
Since it’s a succulent, the Pink Butterflies care isn’t too difficult. Refrain from watering until the soil fully dries out. Provide partial but never direct sunlight.
Give the plant well-draining but gritty succulent soil, such as a cactus mix.
Pink Princess Philodendron
This philodendron regularly tops the most popular plant lists, and that’s not only because of its oversized, heart-shaped leaves and broad appeal.
The cultivars of philodendron are impressive in their own right, one of those being the Pink Princess.
The Pink Princess is a Columbian indoor plant species that grows gorgeous bright pink patches across the large leaves.
Select a well-draining soil for the Pink Princess. When half of that soil feels dry, water the plant again.
Set up the Pink Princess in a spot where it receives plenty of bright, indirect light. Keep the temperatures between 65 and 79 degrees as well.
Echeveria Perle von Nurnberg
At first glance, the Echeveria Perle von Nurnberg might not look like much with its thick, gray leaves.
Once you provide this succulent with the lighting it requires, then it comes to life.
Those gray leaves will become purple or pink in bright, direct sunlight. This plant has been known to bloom flowers as well, which only further adds to its beauty.
Water your Perle von Nurnberg sparingly as you should with any succulent.
Periods of partial sun are okay in addition to bright sunlight.
In the winter, expect your echeveria to go dormant. Its gray color will likely return then as well.
Caladium Pink Symphony
For those indoor gardeners who want far more than just a splash of pink, the Pink Symphony caladium is the pink indoor plant you’ve been looking for.
Caladiums aka elephant ears are usually colorful enough, but the Pink Symphony is richly tinted bright pink across those long, thin leaves.
You’ll want to take photos of your indoor garden all the time with such stunning hues of pink present among your plants!
The caladium Pink Symphony grows best in well-draining soil that’s capable of retaining some moisture.
Allow about 25 percent of this plant’s soil to dry out before you water it again. Provide bright, indirect light to medium, indirect light too.
Snow White Waffle Plant
No, I’m not making this up. There is indeed a plant variety known as the Snow White Waffle Plant.
The Strobilanthes alternata typically has purple coloration across its broad leaves with the crinkled edges. The Snow White Waffle Plant trades out that purple coloration for pink instead.
The refreshing hue complements the healthy green coloration of the leaves quite nicely.
Caring for a Strobilanthes alternata is simple.
Maintain soil moisture with your watering habits, and ensure the soil is well-draining.
Fertilize monthly in the warmer months, and provide bright, indirect light.
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