Indoor Plants with Glossy Leaves

Indoor Plants with Glossy Leaves

Plants with glossy leaves can add a lot of shine to your indoors. Here are some of the indoor plants with shiny leaves. 

1. Monstera

Botanical name: Monstera adansonii

Monstera has large heart-shaped leaves that get holes as the plant ages. It is a low-maintenance plant. The perforated and super glossy leaves are the highlight of this plant.

Monstera grows well under indirect sunlight. It thrives in high humidity but hates wet soil.


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2. Jade Plant

Botanical name: Crassula ovata

Many species of Crassula are small. The miniaturized versions are also interesting. They are relatively easy to cultivate and require little upkeep. Their dark and shiny green foliage makes them attractive. It is very tolerant of heat and does not require much water.

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3. Philodendron

Botanical name: Philodendron

Philodendron has thick leaves and flowers that look like long, thin green fingers. They grow best in warm temperatures but don't require much light. They thrive in low-light conditions.

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4. ZZ Plant

Botanical name: Zamioculcas zamiifolia

ZZ is very popular among plant collectors. This attractive plant features bright green leaves, which are soothing for the eyes. Also, they can tolerate being neglected. It readily accepts low lighting conditions. The warty leaves brighten up any space they're in. The ZZ plant is an easy-to-grow indoor houseplant.

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5. Gardenia

Botanical name: Gardenia jasminoides

Gardenias have a serene vibe with pure white flowers and shiny leaves. The fragrance of flowers is an added advantage. They prefer a sunny bright space.

6. Peace Lily

Botanical name: Spathiphyllum

This graceful perennial can bring life to any space with its white flowers. The blooms last longer. Peace lilies like to grow in partial shade. Water them once a week to make sure they stay healthy.

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7. Anthurium

Botanical name: Anthurium andraeanum

If you'd prefer to include color in your home or office, then Anthurium is a perfect choice. This plant can grow indoors or outdoors. It requires little maintenance and will provide beautiful blooms and attractive glossy green leaves throughout the year.

8. Baby Rubber Plant

Botanical name: Peperomia obtusifoliav

Baby rubber plant gives an aesthetic look to indoors with their small, cup-shaped glossy leaves. They grow best in indirect sunlight.

9. Rubber Plant

Botanical name: Ficus elastica

The Rubber plant is a popular indoor houseplant. Its waxy green foliage makes it an attractive choice. In its native home in Southeast Asia, this tree grows up to 100 feet tall. However, domesticated can grow up to six to ten feet high. They require indirect sunlight.

10. Cast-iron Plant

Botanical name: Aspidistra elatior

The Cast-iron plant is a gorgeous plant with glossy leaves. The arching leaves with a dark green shade make it a perfect houseplant. It doesn't ask for much care. It likes indirect sunlight.

Cast-iron Plant

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Dr. Vandana K.