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Pink Plants: 22 Houseplants With Pink and Green Leaves

Think your houseplants can only be green? Think again! Get ready to meet some of the most beautiful plants with pink leaves that you can use to brighten up your living space. Here, we’re going to walk you through the world of pink plants, and trust us, you’re going to be amazed by the variety!

1. Chinese Evergreen (Aglaonema)

pink variegated aglaonema

The Chinese Evergreen is a darling of the pink plants family. Donning vibrant green leaves with hints of pink, these plants are sturdier than they look. They are wonderfully forgiving and can survive in less than perfect conditions, making them an excellent choice for those who are new to plant parenting. Plus, they have a knack for purifying the air around them – what’s not to love?

  • Native to: Tropical and subtropical regions of Asia
  • Care level: Easy
  • Cultivars with pink leaves: ‘Siam Aurora’, ‘Pink Dalmatian’
  • Perfect for: Beginners or those looking to add a pop of color to their low-light rooms.

While we mentioned a few cultivars with pink foliage, there are way more, so make sure to check out our article on Aglaonema varieties for more inspiration!

2. Maidenhair Fern (Adiantum)

pink maidenhair fern

Say hello to the dainty Maidenhair Fern. Though this plant asks for more attention with its need for a humid environment and consistent watering, it rewards you with a mesmerizing display of soft, feathery fronds. In the right conditions, new fronds can emerge in a blushing pink tone, contrasting beautifully with the mature, dark green foliage.

  • Native to: Widespread, from North America to Asia
  • Care level: Moderate to high
  • Cultivars with pink leaves: Adiantum tenerum ‘Scutum Roseum’
  • Perfect for: Adding delicate texture to a terrarium or bathroom with high humidity.

3. Nerve Plant (Fittonia)

pink nerve plant

The Nerve Plant, or Fittonia, is a marvel in the realm of pink house plants. Known for its striking, vein-like patterns that contrast against a deep green canvas, it’s an absolute showstopper. The Fittonia loves a humid environment, so be sure to keep its soil moist. It can be the ultimate conversation starter on your office desk or the pièce de résistance in your terrarium.

  • Native to: Peru
  • Care level: Moderate
  • Cultivars with pink leaves: ‘Pink Angel’, ‘Pink Forest Flame’
  • Perfect for: Brightening up your office desk or terrariums.

4. Stromanthe Thalia ‘Triostar’

stromanthe talia triostar

This pink plant adds a slice of the Brazilian rainforest to your home with its stunning tricolor foliage. The leaves have a mix of green, cream, and pink, creating a dramatic, vibrant display. Keep in mind, the Stromanthe appreciates a humid environment, bright, indirect light, and well-drained soil. If you’re after a little taste of the tropics, this pink-leaved plant could be your ticket!

  • Native to: Brazilian rainforests
  • Care level: Moderate
  • Other cultivars with pink leaves: ‘Magic Star’, ‘Horticolor’
  • Perfect for: Creating a tropical ambiance in your indoor space.

Also, check out our article on Stromanthe varieties if you are interested in learning more about these stunning houseplants! 

5. Caladium (Caladium bicolor)

caladium with pink leaves and green edges

Caladium is a plant with a flamboyant flair! The heart-shaped, multicolored leaves are its standout feature. They unfurl in a dramatic array of pink, white, and green.

These plants with pink leaves like humid, warm conditions, so consider placing them in a well-lit bathroom or by a shaded, bright window.

  • Native to: South America and Central America
  • Care level: Moderate
  • Cultivars with pink leaves: ‘Pink Beauty’, ‘Pink Symphony’, ‘Pink Cloud’, ‘Pink Lace’, ‘Pink Passion’.
  • Perfect for: Brightening up a shady corner or as a beautiful centerpiece in a container garden.

6. African Evergreen (Syngonium podophyllum)

african evergreen with pink leaves

Next up, the African Evergreen, also known as the Arrowhead Plant, shines with its soft, arrow-shaped pink leaves. A versatile creature, it can thrive as a potted plant or even climb as a beautiful vine. This pink plant is also wonderfully forgiving to those who might occasionally forget to water.

  • Native to: Latin America, from Mexico to Brazil
  • Care level: Easy
  • Cultivars with pink leaves: ‘Pink Allusion’, ‘Neon Robusta’, ‘Pink Splash’
  • Perfect for: Those who want a plant that can adapt from vine to bush form.

7. Philodendron Erubescens ‘Pink Princess’

philodendron pink princess

The Pink Princess is a rare and unique variety of the Philodendron family. With deep green leaves splashed with a beautiful variegation of pink, it’s a truly regal specimen. For the best pop of color, place this princess in a bright location with filtered light.

Keep in mind that it’s possible for the plant to revert to a more solid green color if it experiences stress or undergoes changes in its environment. To understand why this happens, check out our article on variegation and reverse variegation in plants

  • Native to: Colombia
  • Care level: Moderate
  • Perfect for: Those who want a bold, statement plant for their collection.

8. Polka Dot Plant (Hypoestes phyllostachya)

polka dot plant with pink leaves

The Polka Dot Plant earns its name from the distinctive speckled pattern across its foliage. This dainty pink house plant adds a playful touch to your indoor jungle with its blush-colored dots against a green backdrop. Bright, indirect light will help the colors stay vibrant, so consider a windowsill location for this cutie.

  • Native to: Madagascar
  • Care level: Easy
  • Cultivars with pink leaves: ‘Pink Splash’, ‘Pink Brocade’
  • Perfect for: Small indoor gardens and as a fun addition to mixed plant containers.

9. Rose Painted Calathea (Goeppertia roseopicta)

rose painted calathea

The Rose Painted Calathea, with its gorgeous pink streaks and rounded shape, is a lovely addition to any indoor garden. This plant with black-looking leaves appreciates a humid environment and indirect sunlight, making it perfect for well-lit bathrooms or kitchens.

  • Native to: Northwestern Brazil
  • Care level: Moderate
  • Cultivars with pink leaves: ‘Rosy’, ‘Crimson’
  • Perfect for: Adding elegance to your space and purifying the air.

And don’t forget to check our list of calathea varieties for more inspiration!

10. Rubber Tree ‘Ruby’ (Ficus elastica ‘Ruby’)

ruby rubber tree

The Ruby Rubber Tree is a variety that’s hard to overlook. With its vibrant pink and creamy variegation, it’s quite the spectacle. This pink house plant is pretty hardy, and as long as you give it plenty of light (but no direct sunlight), it’ll be a happy camper.

  • Native to: Northeastern India and parts of Southeast Asia
  • Care level: Easy to moderate
  • Perfect for: Those looking for a tall indoor plant or making a bold statement in any room.

11. Fantasy Venice (Tradescantia Nanouk)

pink leave on fantasy venice

Tradescantia Nanouk is a real gem among pink plants. Its leaves feature an exciting blend of pink, green, and white, giving it a festive look that’s sure to catch anyone’s eye. And the best part? This beauty is super easy to care for!

  • Native to: North America, Central America, and Colombia
  • Care level: Easy
  • Cultivars with pink leaves: ‘Pink Acajou’, ‘Pink Smoke’
  • Perfect for: Plant parents looking for low maintenance pink plants that still pack a visual punch.

12. Pink Earth Stars (Cryptanthus bivittatus)

pink variegated earth star

The Pink Earth Stars is a delightful bromeliad with star-shaped rosettes and fascinating striped pink leaves. Its compact size makes it an ideal choice for desk or tabletop decoration. Just remember, it thrives under bright, indirect light and appreciates humidity.

  • Native to: Brazil
  • Care level: Easy
  • Cultivars with pink leaves: ‘Pink Starlite’, ‘Dusky Pink’
  • Perfect for: Adding interest to your tabletop or desk.

13. Poinsettia (Euphorbia pulcherrima)

poinsettia with pink bracts

Often seen during the holiday season, the Poinsettia isn’t just about red leaves. The pink cultivars are just as charming and bring a unique touch to your festive decor. This pink plant requires bright, indirect light and prefers cooler temperatures.

  • Native to: Mexico
  • Care level: Moderate
  • Cultivars with pink leaves: ‘Pink Charm’, ‘Premium Picasso’
  • Perfect for: A festive pop of color during the holiday season.

14. Coleus (Plectranthus scutellarioides)

pink variegated coleus plant

Coleus is a striking plant known for its vibrant, multi-colored leaves, often featuring shades of pink. This fast-growing plant loves plenty of indirect sunlight and is quite forgiving, making it a popular choice for beginner gardeners.

  • Native to: Southeast Asia and Australia
  • Care level: Easy
  • Cultivars with pink leaves: ‘Watermelon’, ‘Pink Chaos’
  • Perfect for: Brightening up your garden or indoor space with their colorful foliage.

15. Variegated String of Hearts (Ceropegia woodii)

variegated string of hearts

The variegated String of Hearts, with its delicate heart-shaped leaves that can turn pink under stress, is a captivating sight. This succulent vine thrives in bright indirect light and is fairly drought-tolerant, making it perfect for those who tend to forget their watering schedule.

  • Native to: South Africa
  • Care level: Easy
  • Cultivars with pink leaves: The variegated version can have a pink hue when stressed.
  • Perfect for: Creating an enchanting cascading effect in hanging baskets.

16. Blushing Bromeliad (Neoregelia carolinae)

blushing bromeliad

Blushing Bromeliad gets its name from the beautiful rosy blush that appears in the heart of the plant as it nears flowering. This bromeliad prefers bright indirect light and will reward you with a spectacular color show when conditions are right.

  • Native to: South America
  • Care level: Easy
  • Cultivars with pink leaves: ‘Pink Sensation’, ‘Pink Quill’
  • Perfect for: Adding a tropical flair to your home.

17. Croton (Codiaeum variegatum)

croton variety with colorful leaves

Crotons offer an explosion of colors, including hues of pink. The beautiful mix of yellow, green, red, orange, and pink on its large, glossy leaves will make this plant a conversation starter in your home. It thrives in bright light and requires regular watering.

  • Native to: Southeast Asia and the Western Pacific
  • Care level: Moderate
  • Cultivars with pink leaves: ‘Mammy’, ‘Mrs. Iceton’
  • Perfect for: A vibrant splash of color indoors or out.

18. Pink Turtle Vine (Callisia repens ‘Pink Lady’)

pink lady turtle vine

Aren’t you excited about adding a dash of pink to your plant family? Callisia repens will surely bring a blush of joy with its lovely foliage. Now, who can resist such a charming little gem?

The Turtle Vine thrives in bright, indirect light but can tolerate lower light conditions. Water when the top inch of soil is dry to the touch, but beware of overwatering. It’s relatively hardy and forgiving, making it a splendid choice for beginners.

  • Native to: Central and South America
  • Care Level: Easy
  • Perfect for: Spilling over the edges of hanging baskets or shelves.

19. Cordyline (Cordyline fruticosa)

pink cordyline leaves and flowers

Cordyline, commonly known as Ti plant, offers some striking varieties with pink leaves. With its palm-like appearance, this plant brings an irresistible tropical vibe to your home. It loves bright, indirect light and well-draining soil.

  • Native to: Pacific Islands
  • Care level: Easy to Moderate
  • Cultivars with pink leaves: ‘Pink Diamond’, ‘Fairchild Red’
  • Perfect for: Livening up your indoor space with a tropical feel.

20. Pink Succulents (Various species)

multiple succulents with pink leaves

Pink succulents are a diverse group of plants that offer intriguing shapes and shades of pink. These low-maintenance plants are perfect for those who appreciate plants with minimal care needs. Place them in a sunny window and watch these charming plants thrive.

  • Native to: Various habitats, depending on species
  • Care level: Easy
  • Succulents genera with pink leaves: Echeveria, Sedum, Graptosedum, Crassula, Kalanchoe, Graptopetalum, Aeonium, Sempervivum, Cotyledon
  • Perfect for: Adding an colorful touch to your home or office.

21. Flame Violet (Episcia cupreata)

flame violet

Flame Violets are a real showstopper! With their stunningly colorful leaves and small, bright flowers, they can add a burst of tropical flavor to any indoor garden. These plants are just the ticket if you’re looking for pink house plants that offer more than just pretty foliage.

  • Native to: Tropical regions of Central and South America.
  • Care level: Moderate
  • Cultivars with pink leaves: ‘Pink Acajou’, ‘Pink Smoke’
  • Perfect for: Indoor gardeners looking to add some vivid color to their collection

22. Syngonium Confetti (Syngonium Podophyllum ‘Confetti’)

syngonium confetti with pink speckled leaves

Syngonium Confetti is another variety of the Arrowhead plant loved for its pink speckled foliage. Thriving in medium to bright, indirect light and requiring minimal watering, it’s a perfect choice for both new and experienced plant enthusiasts.

  • Native to: Tropical Rainforests of Latin America
  • Care level: Easy
  • Distinct features: Pink speckled leaves and an adaptable growth habit, starting to vine when it reached maturity
  • Perfect for: Adding a splash of color and elegance to your home or office

Looking to add this pink-speckled houseplant to your collection? Check out our straightforward care guide for Syngonium Confetti and learn how to keep your plant flourishing.


And that’s our list of pink plants for you! These beauties, with their vibrant leaves, are sure to bring joy and color into any space. Whether you’re an experienced plant parent or a novice, there’s a pink plant on our list that’ll suit your needs and skills perfectly.

Remember, care and attention are key when it comes to these stunners. So, get ready to add a dash of pink to your home with these fabulous house plants. Embrace the pink and let your indoor garden shine with a unique splash of color.

About Author

Hey there! I'm Denis, a lifelong plant lover and gardening enthusiast. I've been in love with gardening since the age of 10 when I successfully grew my first roses from cuttings. Since then, my passion has only grown stronger, and I now write articles about plants to share my knowledge and experiences with others.

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