Ornamental foliage species

Aglaonema

Planting season

May-June

Shade-loving plant with long, variegated leaves

Caladium

Planting season

February-March

Attractive coloured foliage

Calathea

Planting season

Spring

Large foliage with attractive stripes, suitable as house/greenhouse plants

Callistemon

Planting season

Spring/autumn

Avenue tree with yellowish green foliage

Cordyline

Planting season

All round the year except May-June and December-January

Evergreen indoor plant with green/variegated foliage

Dieffenbachia

Planting season

March to October

Evergreen indoor plant with attractive green margins and white centre

Dracaena

Planting season

All round the year except May-June and December-January

Evergreen, shade-loving plant with green and/or variegated foliage

Euonymous

Planting season

Spring/Monsoon

Shade-loving plant with variegated leaves

Ficus benjamina

Planting season

All round the year except December-Jan and May-June

Evergreen tree with lush, bushy growth

Ficus black

Planting season

All round the year except December-Jan and May-June

Evergreen tree with blackish leaves

Ficus lyrata

Planting season

All round the year except December-Jan and May-June

Evergreen tree with broad leaves

Ficus panda

Planting season

All round the year except December-Jan and May-June

Evergreen tree with young leaves yellowish, for hedge/border rows

No image Ficus pumila

Planting season

All round the year except December-Jan and May-June

Evergreen tree with drooping leaves

Ficus nuda

Planting season

All round the year except December-Jan and May-June

Evergreen tree, drooping spear shaped leaves

Ficus reginald

Planting season

All round the year except December-Jan and May-June

Evergreen tree with yellow leaves

Ficus triangularis

Planting season

All round the year except December-Jan and May-June

Evergreen tree with triangular leaves

Fittonia

Planting season

All round the year except December-Jan and May-June

Small trailing plant with attractive purple veins

Hosta
Variety: Great Expectations

Planting season

Spring

Shade plant with variegated leaves

Hypoestes phyllostachya (Polka dot)

Planting season

Spring/monsoon

Attractive green foliage with white/pink dots

Miscanthus

Planting season

Spring

Annual, variegated grass, also useful as energy crop

Nandina

Planting season

Spring/monsoon

Annual plant with leaves green in summer, turning red in winter

Peperomia
Variety: Variegated, green

Planting season

Spring/monsoon

Tropical perennial with succulent leaves

Philodendron scandens

Planting season

All round the year except extreme summer/winter

Climber with heart-shaped leaves

Philodendron xanadu

Planting season

All round the year except extreme summer/winter

Heart-shaped leaves later showing dissections

Pogonantherum (Bamboo grass)

Planting season

February-March and July-September

Small foliage plant with bamboo-like appearance

Pothos (Money plant)
Varieties: Variegated, Golden

Planting season

All round the year except extreme summer/winter

Climber, suitable for indoors/shady areas

Syngonium
Varieties: Alex Goldiana, Infra red & White Butterfly

Planting season

All round the year except extreme summer/winter

Shrubs, leaves with white, red and yellow veins respectively

Yucca

Planting season

All round the year except extreme summer/winter

Perennials producing rosettes of rigid, slender, sword-shaped leaves

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