Family - Piperaceae

Peperomia House Plants

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.

Baby Rubber Plant

Peperomia baby rubber plant

Peperomia obtusifolia

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.

Baby Rubber Plant

Trailing Jade

Trailing Jade Peperomia Picture Close Up

Peperomia rotundifolia

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.

Trailing Jade

Watermelon Peperomia

Watermelon Peperomia

Peperomia argyreia

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.

Watermelon Peperomia

Peperomia Happy Bean

Peperomia Pincushion

Peperomia ferreyrae

Peperomia ferreyrae commonly named pincushion peperomia or peperomia happy bean. It displays long green slim whorled leaves that's bushy in its appearance.

Peperomia Happy Bean

Pallarel Peperomia

Parallel Peperomia

Peperomia puteolata

Peperomia puteolata commonly known as parallel peperomia is an upright growing peperomia displaying ovate leaves patterned similar to watermelon rind.

Parallel Peperomia

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