Aglaonema (Chinese Evergreen) is a hugely popular houseplant for its aesthetics and care-free maintenance. Houseplants with these characteristics appeal to beginners as well as houseplant lovers, both for the beauty and diversity of cultivars. Aglaonema varieties are discussed in this article in an effort to show the diverse range of choices available to you.
There have been so many varieties of Chinese Evergreens developed through hybridization and breeding that they are available in every color and variation, and my only problem is picking my favorite!
Aglaonema Pictum Tricolor
The Aglaonema Pictum Tricolor is the one variety of the Chinese Evergreen that stands out for its unique blend of three shades of green. As its name suggests, it boasts foliage that displays shades of light, medium, and dark.
These plants are slow growers with powerfully colored leaves that resemble camouflage. Be sure to place them where they will get lots of indirect, bright light to maintain their striking color.
Aglaonema types like this are usually some of the most expensive Aglaonema cultivars, so I had to start our list with one of its most striking specimens.
Aglaonema Silver Bay
The glossy leaves of this Chinese Evergreen variety are erratically shaped oblongs that gracefully unfold from the center. With its magnificent variegated foliage in different combinations of silver & light/dark green, it is no secret why thousands of people love it.
As one of the most popular and widely available Aglonema cultivars, this one is a relatively fast grower that sprouts new leaves almost every week under the right conditions. It’s not hard to find, either.
Any chocolate that has the word in it is bound to make us drool, right? So to make this matter no better, the Aglaonema Chocolate is full of such stunning beauty that anyone who says they like plants must have it as soon as possible.
This plant’s uniqueness comes from the striking red veining that marries the dark, chocolatey leaves and the foliage’s strikingly bright heart. Put it up in a dull place and watch it pop with a strong and beautiful presence.
Although not as widely available as some of the other varieties on this list, Aglaonema Chocolate is a charming plant that you ought not to miss.
Quite possibly your favorite Aglaonema around, you ought to have the Aglaonema Prestige cultivar in your garden. The Aglaonema Prestige has the most beautiful leaves in shades of pink, yellow, and green.
This plant adds a touch of warmth to the room with its vivid, pink stems. Place it in an otherwise white room to add some vibrancy or decorate your office space with this plant and enjoy it whenever you take a break from work.
You can expect to receive a lot of compliments for your fabulous taste in house plants from friends and acquaintances
Aglaonema Silver Queen.
This silver and green variegated Aglaonema Silver Queen looks even more regal and classy than it really is. It is a plant to go for if you’re looking for an exotic plant that you’ll appreciate for it’s tropical characteristics.
Plants of this genus are sometimes called the ‘painted drop tongue’. The foliage of this plant is bright green, thick and lance-shaped, and rises above the soil surface on short stems.
Having clusters of stems makes this plant a great option if you’re looking for a foliage plant with thick foliage.
Aglaonema Creta brings lush color and elegance to any space. Its bright green leaves are nicely patterned with cream spots, pink outlines, and a line of solid white running along the border.
Perfect for a living space, bedroom, or study, this magnificent plant will add style and elegance to any environment. It will complement many different types of foliage plants, a perfect contrast.
Because it is such an easy plant to grow, it is an excellent choice for people who need a plant that is easy to keep alive, but still want colorful foliage to brighten up their home and themselves.
Aglaonema Pink Dalmatian
These opulent leaves of the Aglaonema Pink Dalmatian are as gorgeous as its name suggests. Thicker, leatherier foliage in hues of jade green and splattered with a generous amount of pink spots makes this plant ready to be displayed wherever you please.
Pink Dalmatian Dogs come in all shapes, sizes, colors and lengths, so they are every bit as appealing as the beloved dog with a similar name.
This plant is one of the biggest Aglaonemas I have ever seen, and the contrast between its large oval leaves and all that pink is truly captivating. No wonder it is one of the most sought after Aglaonemas in the world.
Aglaonema Red Valentine
It’s hard to come across a plant as vibrant and as vivacious as the Aglaonema Red Valentine.
With their large oval-shaped leaves decked out in a beautiful splash of red, pink, and dark green, this plant stands out like none other. The leaves are usually pink in the early stages and turn red as the plant matures
A Red Valentine plant is your one true love in any season. Under ideal conditions , it can last for years and continue to spruce up any space.
Aglaonema First Diamond
Don’t be jealous if your Aglaonema First Diamond attracts all the attention in your own backyard – after all, it is beautiful with heavily variegated green and white foliage that may remind you of Dieffenbachia (the Dumb Cane).
This beautiful plant has stunningly large leaves atop short stems that can grow as tall as 20 cm. Put it in any corner of your home where you want to make it brighter by adding this beauty to it.
The First Diamond doesn’t look like a diva in spite of its striking looks, nor do it expect constant attention.
Watering Chinese Evergreens should occur when the top few inches of soil dries out. They are susceptible to root rot if overwatered. Yellowing leaves are one of the first signs, so do not follow a schedule of watering.
Regardless of where you display it, this Aglaonema variety will make a statement. Its long, narrow, and silver-green, lance-shaped leaves look like daggers. They have interesting dark green patterns on them, as well.
This tropical slow-growing houseplant has short, clustered leaves giving it a full, lush appearance. It is usually placed on side-tables, bookshelves, countertops, or office tables.
Aglaonema Sparkling Sarah
Because it displays a vibrant display of green, pink, and cream foliage, the Sparkling Sarah truly is a sparkling flower.
Dark green at the edge, these dark green leaves have a few pink and cream spots toward the center of the leaf and a bold pink vein running down the center. Standing on vibrant pink stems, these plants add to their overall beauty.
This vibrant and bold plant makes Aglaonema Sparkling Sarah really pop. It transforms a room with its vibrant colors and leaf patterns.
To end this article with a bit of eye-popping color, I thought it would be fitting to contrast it with the last variety. As they get more and more popular, they are producing Aglaonema Prosperity, which really has a vibrant pink and red coloring to the leaves.
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