10 rare or difficult to find indoor plants

10 rare or difficult to find indoor plants for your home.

If you are passionate about plants and already have some of the most popular varieties in your collection, It is possible that now your particular object of desire is rare indoor plants or hard to get.

Those that we see infrequently and that powerfully draw our attention. If you want to add one or more to your private garden, pay attention to the 10 that we present to you on this occasion.

Rare or difficult to find indoor plants that you will want to have

Here you have a selection of 10 rare plants.

Stanhopea Orchid

The stanhopea orchid is rare to find.

This variety native to Central and South America It is very popular both for its hanging flowers of extraordinary beauty as for its aroma.

Its cultivation is a challenge, because it is It is a plant that prefers cool temperatures and be in a place where it receives partial shade. Consequently, we could not plant it outdoors in much of the Spanish territory, because the high summer temperatures could kill it.

For its cultivation we need to have a well-ventilated substrate, capable of evaporating as much moisture as possible. And we are dealing with a plant that has especially sensitive roots that could rot quickly.

Precisely for this reason, we must also be cautious with irrigation. This has to be regular. The ideal is to keep the substrate moist, but without becoming waterlogged. 

Calathea Musica

This is the Calathea musica plant

This is another of the rare or difficult to find indoor plants.. Originally from Brazil, it thrives in places with high humidity, and is appreciated for its striking leaves with geometric patterns.

Its foliage has a green tone that goes from the lightest to the darkest tones, and On the underside of the leaves we can see an intense purple tone. This makes this plant something truly original.

As in other varieties of the Calathea family, its leaves tend to close at night, letting us appreciate its purple underside. When the day comes, they spread out again.

This is a plant that likes to receive bright indirect light, and it is best to place it next to other plants, to increase the ambient humidity, which is something that is very good for it. 

It is especially important to water it with chlorine-free water, since this can cause damage to its roots, and keep it protected from the cold.

Monstera Thai Constellation

The Tha constellation monstera is one of the rare indoor plants that is difficult to find.

Monstera is a very popular plant, but this variety is not one of the best known. It is native to Thailand and stands out for having a more compact growth. than the traditional monstera delicious. Therefore, it is an interesting option as an indoor plant for small spaces.

As far as its care is concerned, it prefers to be in a place where it receives bright indirect light. Regarding the substrate, It is important that it has good drainage capacity. In addition, we have to provide it with moderate irrigation.

Hoya Kerrii Variegata

This is the hoya kerri Variegata

Also known as heart of wax, this plant native to Asia is a succulent that is characterized by having heart-shaped leaves (hence his nickname). Another characteristic that makes it highly desired is that its leaves combine green with cream or yellow edges. 

It is a climbing variety but, if it does not have a trellis or stake, It can develop without problem as a hanging plant. 

Although the humidity in the environment favors its development, It is important that we moderate your watering and we only add water when we see that the substrate is already dry. 

Rhipsalis Cassutha

Rhipsalis Casutha hanging in the air.

This time we choose a plant native to South America. A hanging succulent that, not needing much watering, It does accept some humidity well in its environment.

Its stems are flexible and can grow to different lengths, which helps make this variety very attractive if used in hanging baskets or pots. In addition, its leaves attract attention for their bright green color, which can alternate lighter and darker tones.

Ficus Audrey

The ficus audrey is a rare indoor plant that is difficult to find.

This beautiful original plant from India It stands out for its large, glossy leaves, oval in shape and with a fairly intense green color. Unlike other ficuses that grow horizontally, the growth of this variety is vertical. In fact, it can end up developing aerial roots.

It has in its favor that it is a very resistant plant and capable of adapting to different environments. It grows well whether it receives indirect light or not much light, but what it does not tolerate is continuous exposure to the sun during its most intense hours.

Alocasia Pink Dragon

Alocasia Pink Dragon, an exotic plant for your home

Another variety that cannot be missing from our selection of rare or indoor plants. difficult to find is this plant of tropical origin. 

Its leaves are its main attraction. They are arrow-shaped and have wavy edges. Besides, They combine the color green with pink, which contributes to giving it an even more exotic appearance.

It is more moderate in size than other varieties of alocasia, and its care is relatively simple. Although it must be taken into account that it requires a lot of humidity around it.

Peperomia Prostrata

Why is it difficult to have peperomia prostrata?

Popularly known as chain of tears, it is a succulent that stands out for its small, round leaves that remind us of tortoise shells. One of the characteristics that make it special is thate each leaf has silver or gray specks that we do not see in other varieties of the Piperaceae family.

It is a hanging plant that has thin and flexible stems, creating a “chain” effect with its small leaves. Although it may flower, Its flowers are so small that they have hardly any ornamental value.

Caladium Thai Beauty

This is what the beautiful Caladium Thai Beauty looks like

This variety of caladium is recognized for its variegated leaves. They are large in size and their color pattern includes different shades. from green to a striking pink that does not go unnoticed. 

As the plant matures, the color patterns may change, so older and newer leaves may have different color combinations. Furthermore, we must add to this that the leaves have an original heart shape.

Philodendron Pink Princess

Photo of the pink princess philodendron.

Belonging to the Araceae family, the pink color of its leaves is the most notable thing about this plant. Besides, It has the peculiarity of changing from more intense tones to others that are more dull, it all depends on the amount of light it receives.

Eta is a plant that does not require complicated care. But it is necessary not to expose it to bright sunlight and provide water moderately, allowing the substrate to dry before watering again.

What do you think of our collection of rare and hard-to-find houseplants? Did you know them, do you have any of them?

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