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Rare and Unique House Plants

Updated on July 3, 2015

Brighten up your home with these Rare and Unique Houseplants!

Unique and Rare Houseplants provide color and texture to your Indoor Decor

House plants can be a wonderful addition to any room in your house. They bring color, texture and fragrance and they also clean the air in your home. They bring a part of nature into your home, and can be a wonderful addition to your d├ęcor. There are many unique and Rare Plants which can be grown indoors, and bring life to your home. This page features some of the most unique plants, which thrive indoors and offer unique character. These plants can be great conversation starters, when your guests arrive or they can be soothing reminders of nature's beauty on gray and gloomy days. They also help avid gardeners make it through the rain days and the winter, when we want to be out in the garden but nature says, "Not Today". I hope you enjoy these great specimens and I hope they brighten up your day, if you are feeling the rainy or cold weather blues.

Hawaiian Pink Quill Plant - Exotic & Easy - Tillandsia - 3" Pot
Hawaiian Pink Quill Plant - Exotic & Easy - Tillandsia - 3" Pot

The bright, almost fluorescent blue and fuchsia of this plant is sure to catch the eye. Plus it has very linear foliage, giving it a bit of an architectural feel.


Gardening Spirit

Just because you've only got houseplants doesn't mean you don't have the gardening spirit - I look upon myself as an indoor gardener. ~Sara Moss-Wolfe

Fragrant Houseplants - These beautiful plants will add a lovely perfume to the air.

9GreenBox - Jasmine Maid of Orleans Plant - 4" Pot
9GreenBox - Jasmine Maid of Orleans Plant - 4" Pot

The most fragrant Jasmine you will find, the delicate white flowers bloom daily and fall of within 24 hrs. The flower likes it warm so is grows well as a houseplant in colder areas. It wil flourish on a windowsill in full sun.



Brussel's Live Money Tree Indoor Bonsai - 4 Years Old; 10" to 14" Tall with Decorative Container
Brussel's Live Money Tree Indoor Bonsai - 4 Years Old; 10" to 14" Tall with Decorative Container

Who ever said money doesn't grow on tree? This great bonsai would make a wonderful gift. It is a great stand alone plant that would look great on a desk at the office. It is said to bring good fortune.


Unique and Rare Vegetable Plants

These Unique Vegetable Plants make wonderful houseplants and as a bonus you can harvest Vegetables all year long.

Black Pearl Hot Pepper 10 Seeds - Ornamental/Edible
Black Pearl Hot Pepper 10 Seeds - Ornamental/Edible

This dark plant has great Black Hot Peppers, the foliage is a purplish black. It makes a great addition to a plant grouping because of the rare black foliage pops against the usual green foliage of the other plants.



Strawberries & Cream Wax Plant - Hoya - Great House Plant - 4" Pot
Strawberries & Cream Wax Plant - Hoya - Great House Plant - 4" Pot

Strawberries & Cream Wax Plant - Hoya carnosa is one of 100 species of Hoya that are native to Eastern Asia and Australia. This easy to grow houseplant blooms in summer with clusters of attractive, star shaped, pink-white blossoms. The delicate flowers appear to be made of porcelain and are truly unique.


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      Patty Dole 

      4 years ago from Somewhere in Europe

      I find that unique, fragrant house place are the most beautiful

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      5 years ago

      Beautiful plants, I would like to have some at home

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      6 years ago

      Were any (or all) of these grown with hydroponics? They look unlike anything I've ever seen! Are these available locally?

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      6 years ago from Montreal

      Hey you have some nice lenses, if you want a big boost in lensrank try doing some minor updates and republishing.

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      7 years ago

      beautiful indeed, we've got some good spots that these would look good at too.

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      7 years ago

      Another Perfect Lens.

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      Rose Jones 

      7 years ago

      Love to try some of these, thanks for bringing them to our attention. I don't have great luck with plants, but I guess it is worth keeping trying.

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      7 years ago

      Nice lens! Keep up the great work!

      One squid thumbs up vote left for this lens!

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      7 years ago

      Bonsais are super cute :)

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      7 years ago

      jasmine is my favourite flower, love this lense very much

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      7 years ago

      I love bonsai, so cool. I also really like green plants that don't flower, that Madagascar Palm looks awesome, I'd never heard of it...great lens!

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      7 years ago

      A bonsai would surely be one unique house plant. A cypress bonsai could be just the right one to have.

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      7 years ago

      Really great information on the fragrant houseplants. I've been looking for some hardy houseplants and have already come across several that you have here. This site explains a lot about growing different plants depending on where you live:

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      7 years ago

      Nice Lens with some beautiful plants. I would like to see some more pics on the lens

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      8 years ago from Vancouver Island, BC

      Congrats for being featured in Cyber Monday on Squidoo! Happy Holidays!

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      8 years ago

      Congratulation for being featured in Cyber Monday on Squidoo.

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      8 years ago

      Congratulations for being showcased on the Best of Cyber Monday on Squidoo lens by SquidTeam - Kathy

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      8 years ago from Rocky Mountains

      I love having fragrant houseplants as it brings the wonderful scents of the garden indoors.

      Congratulations on being included in the Best of Cyber Monday on Squidoo!


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