Peperomia from the Piperaceae plant family has well over a 1000 species within its genera. Many are grown indoors in temperate regions successfully.....with a little help.
Not to be confused with the Crassula rubber plant, the Peperomia obtusifolia is a bushy type Peperomia that displays dark green and variegated leaves. This is a very popular species from the genus.
Peperomia rotundifolia is a trailing plant suitable for growing in small pots and hanging baskets. It's much more difficult to find these in garden stores compared to other Peperomias.
Very popular and sold widely is the Watermelon Peperomia that displays strikingly patterned leaves. These watermelon lookalike leaves are large but the plant does not grow tall.
Peperomia ferreyrae commonly named pincushion peperomia or peperomia happy bean. It displays long green slim whorled leaves that's bushy in its appearance.
Peperomia puteolata commonly known as parallel peperomia is an upright growing peperomia displaying ovate leaves patterned similar to watermelon rind.
Vriesea Splendens, Tillandsia, Billbergia, Guzmania, Aechmea Fasciata and others.
Calathea. Roseopicta, C. Zebrina, C. Crocata, C. Makoyana, C Lancifolia and others.
Dracaena Fragrans, D Braunii, D Marginata and D. Reflexa.
Ficus Pumila, F. Lyrata, F. Elastica and F. Benjamina.
Cattleya, Lycaste, Phalaenopsis and Paphiopedilum.
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Temperature is an important factor for growth and varies from species to species.
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See the guide for repotting house plants with useful tips.