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10 Types Of Pink Plants

10 Types Of Pink Plants

Pink plants, they are a pretty yet odd addition to your garden or houseplant collection. But, what kind of delightful little pink plants are out there? In this article, we will be looking at some of these pretty pink plants and a bit about them.

So, without further ado, here is this list of delightfully odd and beautiful pink plants. 

Pink Mother Of Millions – Kalanchoe Daigremontiana

This plant makes an excellent houseplant and is quite the looker too. It is also known as Devil’s Backbone, Chandelier Plant, or even pink butterflies.

This plant is a succulent which produces hundreds of tiny pink flowers shaped like butterflies. If you would like to get a flashy little houseplant, this Mother of Millions succulent is a great pink plant to choose. 

Place Of Origin:

This plant originally came from Madagascar and is native to a place known as the Fiherenana River Valley and the Androhicolava Mountains. 

Toxicity:

Yes, these plants are poisonous, this includes the little leaves and flowers, it is mildly to moderately toxic if it is ingested, so make sure not to eat these plants.

Preferred Conditions:

As a succulent plant, the Mother of Millions tends to prefer warm climates and dry or arid environments.

Difficulty Level:

These plants are really easy to grow as long as you do not give them too much water, and give them direct sunlight for the best results. 

Pink Jelly Bean – Sedum Rubrotinctum Aurora

These adorable succulent plants are small and look amazing. If you love succulents, you simply have to add the pink jelly bean plant to your existing collection.

This plant is known as the Jelly bean Plant, Christmas Cheer, Pork and Beans, and the Banana Cactus. 

Place Of Origin:

This plant originates from Mexico.

Toxicity:

This plant can be toxic for animals and children, especially due to its delicious and bean-like appearance, it is recommended you keep your four-legged friends and children away from this adorable little plant. 

Preferred Conditions:

These succulent plants like bright sunlight and moderate heat but do not do too well in extreme temperatures or direct sunlight.

Difficulty Level:

These plants are fairly hardy and easy to grow, as such they are a great plant for beginners or seasoned plant lovers alike. 

Calico Kitten – Crassula Pellucida Veriegata

The name sounds cute doesn’t it, Calico Kitten. This adorable tiny succulent plant is a low-growing plant that loves to creep in its habitat. So, this plant will probably take a whole pot for itself if you think.

Place Of Origin:

This plant is indigenous to South Africa and is a creeping, low growing succulent scrub

Toxicity:

These plants can be poisonous and cause vomiting, diarrhea, as well as other symptoms if it is ingested. 

Preferred Conditions:

These plants are great both indoors and outdoors, especially when it is bright and warm. These plants have adapted to dry conditions but will grow better if you give them enough water and space. 

Difficulty Level:

The Calico Kitten is an easy enough plant to grow and will suit beginners and seasoned gardeners alike. 

Pink Arrowhead Plant – Syngonium Podophyllum

This delightful pink plant is a species of aroid and is a very common houseplant. It is also known as arrowhead vine, goosefoot, African evergreen, and American evergreen.

These pretty large-leafed plants can come in green, but this pretty, pink variant is a delight to the eyes and definitely something you would enjoy in your own home. 

Place Of Origin:

The pink arrowhead plant is native to many countries like South America, South Africa, Singapore, the Caribbean, and several islands in the Pacific. 

Toxicity:

Yes, this plant is toxic for both humans and animals, as such, make sure that it is not ingested by your pets or small children or adults that should know better. 

Preferred Conditions:

If you want these plants to stay pretty in pink, you will need to keep them in places where they can get indirect sunlight. They love a bit of humidity and do not need to be watered too often. Just keep the ground from drying out. 

Difficulty Level:

The Pink Arrowhead plant is easy to grow and keep alive as long as they get enough water. These wonderful plants can be trained to grow in any part of your home as they adapt to the amount of sunlight they get.  

Pink String Of Hearts – Ceropegia Woodii

This delightful little plant goes by many names, chain of hearts, collar of hearts, string of hearts, rosary vine, sweetheart vine, and hearts-on-a-string.

It gets its name from the intricate succulent, heart-shaped leaves on long hanging vines. It is an adorable pink-tinted little plant that is to die for. 

Place Of Origin:

This plant comes from South Africa, Eswatini, and Zimbabwe.

Toxicity:

No, this plant’s leaves, vines, or flowers are not poisonous, so your furry friends should be safe from them even if the string of hearts gets munched on.

Preferred Conditions:

The string of hearts likes medium to direct sunlight, and it should be watered sparingly. Only when the soil is dry. They like it to be warm and enjoy some humidity if they can get it. 

Difficulty Level:

it can be hard to get the hand of these plants and what they enjoy, but once you understand what they need. The string of hearts can be a delight to look after and have around. 

Pink Princess – Philodendron Erubescens

This plant is a delightful evergreen flowering plant that sometimes gets beautiful pink leaves depending on the sunlight it gets. You will need to expose this plant to indirect light each day in order to get these gorgeous pink leaves. 

Place Of Origin:

The pink princess hails from Columbia 

Toxicity:

Yes, ingesting any part of this plant can cause immediate pain, this is because of the needle-like calcium oxalate crystals within the plant itself. 

Preferred Conditions:

These plants require lots of moisture and heat in order to do really well. While they prefer warm weather, they can do really well at room temperature.

Difficulty Level:

These plants are adaptable and easy to care for, so anybody with a love for plants can care for them with relative ease.

Pink Chaos Coleus – Solenostemon Scutellarioides

These leafy plants are beautiful to look at, their pink foliage makes for a striking plant to have in your home or garden. These striking, pretty, pink plants are sure to catch the eye of your friends and neighbors. 

Place Of Origin:

This plant originally comes from Australia and Southeast Asia

Toxicity:

These plants are not poisonous but can cause mild gastrointestinal distress in both people and animals. The oils in this plant can be distressing for cats and dogs and cause skin irritation, burns, or gastrointestinal distress. 

Preferred Conditions:

These plants prefer sunny or partly shady places, they also like soil that is a little moist but drained. Pink Chaos Coleus grows slowly, so be patient with these beautiful pink plants. 

Difficulty Level:

These plants are easy to grow and can be quite forgiving, as long as they are not exposed to weather that is too cold for them or gets too much water this plant should do well with any level. 

Six Angled Kalanchoe – Kalanchoe Sexangularis

These delightful succulents have a ridged leaf and come in lovely shades of pink. They can grow in small pots and take up large beds. So these wonderful and adorable plants are likely to be perfectly suited to wherever you need them. 

Place Of Origin:

These plants are most prolific in Limpopo and KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa. They are also fairly common in Swaziland and Zimbabwe. 

Toxicity:

These plants are not toxic to humans but can be poisonous to animals of various kinds, and it might negatively affect small children, so keep your toddlers away from these pretty succulent plants. 

Preferred Conditions:

The Six Angled Kalanchoe likes moderate watering and enjoys partial sun to light shade. 

Difficulty Level:

These plants are really easy to grow as long as they do not get too much water, this is especially true in the warmest months. 

Pink Lady – Callisia Repens

These adorable succulent plants are known by various names, creeping inchplant, turtle vine, Bolivian Jew, or even the pink lady.

This is a pretty little plant with delightful pink leaves and minty green leaves which will look lovely in any room. 

Place Of Origin:

This succulent originally comes from Central and Southern America

Toxicity:

The pink lady is not poisonous, but it can be irritating if consumed or rubbed on the skin. As such, make sure your pets and children stay away from this plant or understand not to tug on the leaves or eat the squishy leaves.

Preferred Conditions:

These plants like space, so make sure they have a large pot or area to grow. They will also need bright yet indirect sunlight, and well-draining moist soil will keep your pink lady happy. 

Difficulty Level:

These plants can be a little touch to care for, but once you understand what they require each season, you will have a pretty and healthy plant. 

Pink Moonstone – Pachyphytum Oviferum

These plump and adorable succulents are a delight in any home. They are tiny and should fit perfectly on a shelf or table in your home.

These adorable pink plants are just perfect for lovers of succulent plants and the color pink. 

Place Of Origin:

These plants are originally from Mexico, they grow in San Luis Potosí at relatively high altitudes in the rocks and cliffs. 

Toxicity:

This plant is not toxic 

Preferred Conditions:

These plants prefer full sunlight, and are quite sturdy plants. They will need plant food and water regularly. But do not water them unless the soil has completely dried out first. 

Difficulty Level:

These plants can be quite delicate and damaged easily, so make sure they are out of the way, so they do not get knocked or bumped around. As long as they are not overwatered, they should be relatively easy to look after.

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