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22+ Stunning Aglaonema Varieties you will Love

Do you know Asian people grow Aglaonema plants as luck-bringing sources? With a bunch of hybrids and cultivars,  Aglaonema offers wide leaf blades, making the perfect houseplants.

Generally, there are 120 different Aglaonema varieties, each with its peculiar pattern of colored foliage. Some most common varieties are Chinese Evergreen, Burmese Evergreen, Aglaonema Harlequin, and Aglaonema Pink.

You can populate these plants through stem cuttings and dividing the basal shoots, but before doing this, choose your favorite Aglaonema from the list below.

22+ Stunning Aglaonema Plant Varieties

Aglaonema, commonly known as Chinese Evergreen, has foliage ovate to dagger shape with tapering ends in various colors and patterns.

Here is a list of some common varieties of Algonema, along with its features.

1. Aglaonema Red Anjamani 

The stunning houseplant is due to its bright red foilage with a few deep green borders and spots.

The red leaves of the plant can grow 10-30 cm in length and 5-10 cm wide.

The Aglaonema ‘Red Anjamani’ thrives in low light, but the red in your plant leaves has to compromise with a few green patterns.

However, this Red Anjamani retains its vibrant hue throughout the year under proper care. 

These plants are great for spaces shelving or with an upward-climbing trellis.

Fun Fact: Most of the Aglaonema Plant varieties with pink and red leaves grow in subtropical and tropical rainforests of Asia.

2. Aglaonema White Calcite 

They are slow-growing, ornamental houseplants with decent white variegation on the foliage.

Besides, the plant is easy and simple to grow in organically rich and moist soil.

Top angle picture of Aglaonema White Calcite.
White Aglaonema looks great against the dark accent wall.

Many mistakes this dual-tone Algonema for a caladium, but the White Calcite has distinct egg-shaped foliage.

Like other indoor succulents, Aglaonema White Calcite will need extra love and care to keep the gorgeous plant healthy and well-developed.

3. Aglaonema Tigress 

Aglaonema Tigress can grow as high as 1 to 2 feet and is one of the easiest succulents to grow.

It has lance-shaped, olive-green leaves, which form a beautiful dense indoor plant.

As the name suggests, they have an interesting dark stripe on the leaves, making a great office plant.

Also, if you have very little natural light in your room, Tigress is for you.

Moreover, the plant doesn’t mind growing under artificial light conditions.

4. Aglaonema Pictum Tricolour

The pictum tricolor stands out among the Aglaonema varieties due to its unusual color combinations.

Like its common name, ‘Camouflage plant,’ this vibrant plant uniquely blends light, dark, and pale green shades.

Aglaonema pictum tricolor boasts oval-shaped leaves and an upright growth habit of about 2 feet.

Originating from subtropical and tropical regions of Asia, this plant can live up to eight years under proper care.

Furthermore, the plant must be in indirect sunlight near the windows or balcony.

Pictum Tricolor plant is one of the rare varieties of aglaonema with the price as high as $200.

5. Aglaonema Chocolate

The chocolate-colored leaves of the plant are 4-6 inches long and 2-4 inches wide.

Aglaonema Chocolate can be identified by its dark brown-green foliage, the plant can easily thrive in lower-lighting situations.

Moreover, the chocolate look-alike plant can reach a 0.5-1 m height.

Unfortunately, this variety of plants is unavailable worldwide, adding it to the list of expensive Aglaonema.

You might have to scroll down some online sites for the plant.

6. Aglaonema Silver Bay

This variety of Aglaonema outstands others with its fast-growing habit. 

The unique color combination of light green, dark green, and silver makes its beautiful variegated leaves.

Apart from its variegated hue, the foliages are oval-shaped and glossy, growing as high as 8-12 inches, with the entire plant’s average height being 3-4 feet under favorable conditions.

However, the plant is very delicate to cold temperatures and will stop growing if the temperature drops below 50°F.

Besides, the plant is also useful in making permanent press fabrics that hold their shape and are wrinkle-resistant.

7. Aglaonema Prestige

Aglaonema Prestige produces flowers, green and white-colored, during summer.

The salmon-colored stems of the plant support the blooms and waxy, large foliage splattered in red, pink, green, and cream hues.

The’ Prestige’ variety of aglaonema plants is well adapted to grow even in low light conditions.

However, cold drafts and frost lead to injuries. So, place them in a warmer spot.

The plant can also be used as decor to boost color and decorate your working space.

8. Aglaonema Creta

On top of delicate pale pink stems, the leaves are a luscious green with burgundy crimson splashes and borders.

The plant can grow up to 4 feet tall and rarely blooms during its growing season.

Aglaonema Creta place in between other pots on the ground.
A charming, petite Chinese evergreen that will liven up your environment.

Moreover, the plant also features bright pink and pale cream spots coming down from the center and framing the border of each foliage.

It is best to place the Aglaonema plant near the east-facing windows with indirect sunlight.

9. Aglaonema Silver Queen

The plant’s amazing and classy leaves, with a blend of silver and green, fit the name Queen.

Silver Queen branches are familiar with the free-branching concept and can grow up to 24 inches tall.

It can grow up to 55-65 centimeters tall during favorable conditions. 

Queen loses its lower leaves and develops a trunk-like stem as it matures.

10. Aglaonema Red Valentine

The Red Valentine has enticing leaves with rose-pink tones and dark green spots petiole, midrib, and margin are all dark green.

Interestingly, this Aglaonema retains two different colored leaves throughout its lifetime.

However, the young Valentine has pink leaves, turning red on maturity.

Meanwhile, the plant can grow in less humid conditions but needs bright indirect sunlight to maintain its charm.

 If the conditions are favorable, the plant can live for many years adding beauty to your place. 

11. Aglaonema Pink Valentine

Pink Valentine is another Aglaonema pink variety, commonly called ‘Pink Dalmatian.’

Like Red Valentine, the plant has shiny and leathery leaves with beautiful-looking shades of green and a splattering of pink spots.

Further, the perfectly aligned pink and green color on the oval-shaped leaves of Pink Valentine is truly fascinating to our eyes.

They bloom white-colored flowers over time, uncommon as indoor houseplants.

12. Aglaonema Diamond Bay

Aglaonema diamond bay might not be unknown to someone who has visited Thailand and Indonesia.

The heavily variegated white and colorful green foliage grows at the top of short stems, growing as high as 6-8 inches.

However, despite its gorgeous looks, the plant is not in demand compared to other varieties of colorful-looking Aglaonema plants.

Generally, you don’t have to water the plant as often as other indoor succulents, and the plant can tolerate medium and low lighting conditions.

Aglaonema varieties are toxic to cats, so place your plant out of your pet’s reach.

13. Aglaonema Siam Aurora

The beautiful Siam Aurora is one of the common Red varieties of the Aglaonema plant.

Siam Aurora is a showstopper in any houseplant collection thanks to its exotic red-and-gold leaf variegation.

Aglaonema Siam Aurora being help in a nursery.
Siam Aurora can be an excellent tabletop decor.

It’s also one of the most tolerant, surviving several weeks of neglect.

And the plant also grows outdoors in USDA zones 10 and 11, which have more favorable temperature conditions for the plant to grow and develop.

14. Aglaonema Cutlass

Chinese Evergreen Cutlass has been used as an interior design plant since the early 1970s for its tolerance to low light conditions.

The plant has long, fleshy green stems with glossy dark green and sliver-colored leaves.

Besides, the foliage grows and clusters on the short stem, giving the plant a busy appearance.

When inside an ideal room temperature (70-80°F), the Aglaonema Cutlass plant can reach up to 75 cm.

Aglaonemas are freeze babies, so keep them away from frost and cold drafts.

15. Aglaonema Maria

A perennial plant, Maria is happiest when placed under bright yet filtered sunlight.

While low light and humidity don’t bother your plant, the color fades away by harsh sunlight, leaving the leaves yellowing and further scorching.

Unlike other vibrant Chinese evergreen varieties, maria features cream-ish or pale-green central markings and dark green leaves that grow to about 50cm.

The plant is also straightforward to take care of because of its slow-growing nature.

10 Additional Varieties of Aglaonema

Algaonema VarietiesDescription
Aglaonema Siam AuroraLarge upright leaves marked with red splashes to the margin.
Aglaonema Snow WhiteThe varigated leaves have pale-white color with scattered green freckels and green on the margin.
Aglaonema White RainThe leaves are oblong and narrow that have white or cream midveins and green along the margins.
Aglaonema BidadariLarge ovate leaves with glossy pinkish-cream hue.
Aglaonema ModestumStem has silver-grey blotches and jade coloured waxy leaves.
Aglaonema Diamond BayMutant variety of Aglonema with shimmery sliver tone foliage.
Aglaonema Green PapayaIntense green leaves with pink streak running through the centre of the leaves.
Aglaonema Pink Moon It features oval-shaped dark green leaves, separated by pink lines along the center and moon-like specs throughout.
Aglaonema Super WhiteLeaves are silvery-white, elliptic to lance shaped with green margin.

How often does Aglaonema flower?

As a houseplant, Aglaonema rarely blooms in the late summer or early fall. Flowering could also occur in response to stress.

However, gardeners prefer removing the flowers to direct their energy toward growing the foliage.

Does Aglaonema need sunlight?

Aglaonema’s colorful and variegated variety requires medium to bright, indirect sunlight to perpetuate its luster, while the green varieties can still do well in low-light conditions.

Keep in mind to never place these plants under direct scorching sunlight.

Does Aglaonema multiply?

The most common method to propagate or multiply Aglaonema is via stem cutting and root cutting.

Some gardeners prefer propagation by seeds, but it takes forever for the seed to germinate and grow a  full plant.

From Editorial Team


Whether you want a miniature plant or colorful foliage, Aglaonema is one of the perfect choices on the market.

But, you must be careful not to overwater or underwater them and keep them from harmful pests and insects.

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