Tropicals/Houseplants

Favorite Gift Plants by Season

Fall

  • Azaleas
  • Bromeliads
  • Christmas Cactus
  • Cyclamen
  • Kalanchoe
  • Mums
  • Orchids
  • Peace Lily (Spathiphyllum)
  • Philodrendron

Winter
Christmas Season

  • Azalea
  • Bromeliads
  • Christmas Cactus
  • Cyclamen
  • Mums
  • Orchids
  • Poinsettias

When the holiday season is over the plants used for decorating, or those received as gifts, are still beautiful and can last for years. Poinsettias, azaleas, amaryllis, Christmas cactus, paperwhite narcissi, Norfolk Island pine and cyclamen are among the most popular plants. Click here to go to our  Plant Library and Tips that has information about, and care instructions for, these plants are many others. Need more advice? Come in to either Payne’s store and talk to our tropical plant experts.

Valentine’s Day & Early Spring

  • Azalea
  • Bulb Plants: Iris, Tulips, Hyacinth, Daffodils
  • Cyclamen
  • Miniature Roses
  • Mums
  • Orchids

Spring, including Mother’s Day

  • African Violets
  • Azaleas
  • Bulb Plants: Iris, Tulips, Hyacinth, Daffodils
  • Hydrangeas
  • Lilies, including Easter Lilies
  • Mums
  • Peace Lily (Spathiphyllum)

Summer

  • Begonias
  • Bougainvillea
  • Bromeliads
  • Gardenias
  • Geraniums
  • Hanging baskets with colorful annuals such as petunias
  • Jade Plant
  • Jasmine
  • Orchids
  • Peace Lily (Spathiphyllum)
  • Violets

Easy-to-Grow Tropical Houseplants

  • Aglaonema (Chinese Evergreen)
  • Aloe (Aloe Vera)
  • Croton
  • Dracaenas
  • Ficus Benjamina
  • Ficus Elastica (Rubber plant)
  • Hoya (Hoya Vine)
  • Jade Plants
  • Pencil Cactus
  • Philodendrons
  • Pothos (Devil’s Ivy)
  • Sanseveria (Snake Plant)
  • Schefflera (Umbrella Plant)
  • Spider Plants (also called “Airplane Plants”)
  • Yucca

Plants That Grow Outdoors Elsewhere But Are Indoor Plants Here

  • Bougainvillea
  • Citrus
  • Ferns
  • Ficus
  • Fig Trees (edible)
  • Gardenias
  • Hibiscus
  • Hydrangea
  • Jasmine
  • Mandevilla Vine (Diplandenia)
  • Norfolk Island Pine
  • Palms
  • Thunbergia