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Exotic Angel

A Plant. A Look. A Lifestyle.

Discover our vibrant collection, with more than 400 varieties, each as unique as you are.

Exotic Angel plants are bursting with personality. Fun and stylish, these houseplants bring home décor to life with lasting quality and endless variety—all lovingly raised by the Costa Farms Family. Transform your home into an oasis with different Exotic Angel plants from around the world.

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Exotic Angel Plants Are Versatile

These indoor houseplants can add character to any indoor space, and one Exotic Angel is simply never enough. Have fun complementing your home with hanging baskets, tabletop or standing containers. With hundreds of plants to choose from, there's sure to be a plant perfect for your lifestyle.

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Teddy Bear Vine

Cyanotis kewensis

Teddy bear vine is a unique houseplant that has spreading or trailing stems decorated with unusual tear-drop-shaped fuzzy chocolate-brown leaves. The soft texture of its foliage gives rise to its common name, teddy bear vine. Because of the plant's...

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Codonanthe devosiana

Codonanthe is a rare houseplant in the African violet family that has small, rounded shiny leaves accented by adorable intricate white flowers. Though rare, this interesting houseplant is delightfully easy to grow and is fun to decorate your home...

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Flame Violet

Episcia cupreata

Flame violet (Episcia) is an adorable small houseplant that offers attractive foliage and charming little trumpet-shaped flowers. A member of the African violet family, it has more of a spreading or trailing shape than its familiar cousins....

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Dragon's Tongue

Hemigraphis repanda

Add texture to terrariums with the beautiful purple foliage of dragon's tongue. This easy-care houseplant (a favorite in our Exotic Angel Plants collection!) features fine, almost grassy-looking leaves on a low, spreading plant. Because this small...

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Alsobia dianthiflora

Alsobia dianthiflora is a beautiful houseplant that features furry leaves and, in ideal conditions, interesting white flowers that look like they've been put in a paper shredder (but in a good way!). This African violet relative trails as it grows,...

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Polyscias spp.

Beautiful aralias are easy-to-grow and have been popular indoor plants for more than a century. Prized for their finely cut, divided leaves, aralia varieties are ideal for adding softness and texture to indoor spaces. Available in a range of sizes,...

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Ardisia humilis

An uncommon -- but exceptional -- houseplant, ardisia features rich green foliage that adds life and cheer to any indoor space. It's a slow-growing shrub that, when young, makes an attractive addition to the top of a brightly lit table, desk, or...

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Asparagus Fern

Asparagus spp.

A longtime favorite for adding texture to spaces indoors and out, asparagus fern is so versatile, you can grow it as a houseplant or outside in hanging baskets and container gardens. The plant's fine texture looks great no matter where you grow...

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China Doll

Radermachera sinica

China Doll is a beautiful bushy houseplant that has lush, finely divided leaves giving it an elegant appearance. As young China doll plants grow, they become trees with woody stems and a thick, lush canopy. 

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Columnea spp.

You might not guess it from looking at it, but columnea is actually a relative of African violet. And like its cousin, columnea is a fantastic houseplant. It has pendulous stems, making it a perfect pick for hanging baskets. When not suspended in...

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Creeping Fig

Ficus pumila

Creeping fig is a delightful little houseplant. It’s also one of the smallest members of the ficus family. The plant is a close cousin to fiddle leaf fig (Ficus lyarata), weeping...

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Crown of Thorns

Euphorbia milii

Crown of thorns is a flowering indoor plant that boasts cheerful blooms in a wide range of colors. The two-petaled flowers almost look like little butterflies! The blooms are a delicate contrast to the plant's extremely spiny stems. This...

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Dischidia spp.

Dischidias are uncommon, exotic, but easy-to-grow houseplants. Most varieties trail, making them wonderful choices for hanging baskets if you're looking for a no-fuss plant to hang in your window or near your desk. Most varieties of dischidia have...

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Inch Plant

Tradescantia spp.

Inch plant is an old-school houseplant that's still popular today because it's so easy to grow. The trailing stems make it perfect choice for growing in hanging baskets, but it's also stunning when allowed to spread across a tabletop or other...

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Lipstick Plant

Aeschynanthus spp.

Lipstick plant is a beautiful flowering indoor plant prized for its shiny foliage and interesting flowers. It gets its name because the flower buds peek out of dark-colored tubes, looking like a miniature tube of lipstick.


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Maidenhair Vine

Muehlenbeckia complexa

Maidenhair vine is a stunning houseplant. It creates a carpet of small, shiny, dark green leaves and is excellent for creating a groundcover effect under taller houseplants. Because it has a creeping or trailing habit, maidenhair vine is also...

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Mandarin Plant

Chlorophytum amaniense ‘Fire Flash’

Most colorful houseplants give us their shot of color from their leaves. But mandarin plant (Chlorophytum amaniense ‘Fire Flash’) goes a different route. It shows off colorful orange leaf stems (called petioles). This gives the plant an...

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Mistletoe Cactus

Rhipsalis spp.

An interesting cactus houseplant, mistletoe cactus is a modern indoor plant that has a unique form thanks to its trailing shape. A lush, full-grown plant looks like a living Cousin It --- making it a fun addition to your indoor decor as well as a...

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Selaginella spp.

Moss is a hot look for designing with plants, both indoors and out. While there are many types of moss, selaginella varieties are among the best houseplants. Those slow-growing, small indoor plants add lots of texture with their beautiful leaves...

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Orchid Cactus

Epiphyllum guatemalense monstrose

Orchid cactus is a bold houseplant that's not for the faint of heart! Though it's easy to grow, its exotic look will give your friends the impression you're a champion houseplant grower. It has long, flat leaves that twist and curl as they grow,...

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Pilea spp.

Pilea is an easy-to-grow houseplant that offers unique leaves often variegated or highly textured, making it standout from other plants in your collection. Pilea a wonderful accent to other indoor plants, but makes a great centerpiece on its own,...

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Prayer Plant

Maranta spp.

Prayer plant is a good houseplant: It's easy to grow, has fun foliage, and is a hardy indoor plant, ensuring you can be pretty successful with it! Prayer plant is a low, spreading plant that's often grown in hanging baskets, but will also grow...

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Purple Passion Plant

Gynura spp.

Purple passion plant stands out from other houseplants because its green leaves are covered in soft purple hairs, giving the plant a purple sheen (and it's the source of the plant's other common name: velvet plant). Purple passion plant has an...

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Purple Pleasure Plant

Mikania ternata

Purple pleasure plant is an exotic indoor plant that has bold, purple foliage that looks good all year long. It's ideal for adding color without relying on flowers. A relatively small houseplant, purple pleasure plant can be grown as an indoor...

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Ric Rac Cactus

Cryptocereus anthonyanus

Ric rac cactus is one of the most exotic -- and easy -- cactus houseplants you grow! It shows off distinctive foliage -- the stems are serrated and lobed, like a backbone and have a thick, leathery texture that perfectly suits their dark green...

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Senecio spp.

Senecios are an interesting group of easy-to-care for succulent houseplants often grown in hanging baskets. These indoor plants have earned a reputation for being a cinch to care for because if they get enough light, they're practically no-fail...

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Spider Plant

Chlorophytum comosum

Spider plant, also sometimes called airplane plant, is a houseplant that's withstood the tests of time. As popular today as it was generations ago, spider plant is wonderfully easy to grow. It thrives in bright light, but tolerates low light. It...

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Tree Ivy

Fatshedera spp.

Tree ivy is a fun houseplant that has ivy-like leaves and an upright growth habit. It's actually something of an oddity in the plant world because tree ivy is actually a hybrid of two different kinds of plants (just like how a mule is a hybrid of a...

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Zebra Plant

Aphelandra squarrosa

Zebra plant is one of the most stunning indoor plants around. This colorful houseplant shows off dark green leaves with bright white veins, making it stand out from a distance. It's definitely a showstopper on desks or tables in bright where you...

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Dog Tail Cactus

Selenicereus testudo

Dog tail cactus is an interesting and exotic houseplant with cylindrical leaves dotted in clusters of small spines. The effect is attractive and unique. Because dog tail cactus trails as it grows, it's a fine candidate for hanging baskets in front...

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Strawberry Begonia

Saxifraga stolonifera

If you’re looking for a colorful, easy-care plant, add strawberry begonia to your shopping list. This low-growing beauty produces quantities of dark green, hairy leaves with silver veins. Each leaf also has a red underside and stems....

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Alternanthera spp.

We adore alternanthera for its colorful foliage and its versatility! There are varieties grown as houseplants and also for use outdoors as colorful annuals with variegated foliage in landscapes and container gardens.

As a small...

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Hedera spp.

Ivy is one of the most common houseplants around. A classic favorite, it's been loved for generations because ivy is easy to grow as an indoor plant. It tolerates low light, inconsistent watering, and continues to grow. Plus, because ivy is a vine,...

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Nerve Plant

Fittonia spp.

Nerve plant (also known as Fittonia albivenis) is a wonderful tropical houseplant for tabletops, hanging baskets, and terrariums. It adds a...

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Succulents are some of the trendiest plants around. You often see them featured in magazines, blogs, and everywhere else (including Pinterest). It's no wonder why: Succulents offer a wonderful array of colors and textures. Plus, they're easy to...

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Codiaeum spp.

One of the boldest houseplants around, you can't miss crotons because of their colorful foliage. Often boldly marked with bright yellow, orange, red, and even black, crotons are perfect for adding a tropical touch to indoor decor. They're...

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Purple Waffle Plant

Hemigraphis alternata

Purple waffle plant is a delightful small houseplant that has colorful foliage, making it a lovely addition to your home or office all year long. In addition to its beauty, purple waffle plant is easy to grow indoors. 

Its small...

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Pussy Ears

Cyanotis somaliensis

Pussy ears, also called kitten ears, is a delightful, easy-care houseplant. Related to inch plants (and sometimes classified as Tradescantia somaliensis), this unusual houseplant grows well in hanging baskets. Offers fuzzy green leaves, pussy ears...

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Earth Star

Cryptanthus spp.

Earth stars are unusual houseplants perfect for adding a dash of color and texture to your spaces. Small indoor plants, they're perfect for growing on bright tabletops -- and make excellent living centerpieces for special gatherings. Because...

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Scindapsus spp.

Scindapsus are a group of are popular houseplants that are closely related to pothos and philodendron. Like their relatives, they can be grown as climbing vines up a totem or trellis. Or, you can treat them as trailing houseplants from hanging...

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Corn Plant

Dracaena fragrans 'Massangeana'

Corn plant, also sometimes called mass cane, is exceptionally easy to grow, making it one of the best houseplants for beginners. Corn plant bears a thick woody trunk topped by clusters of strappy dark green leaves highlighted by a lime-green...

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Rex Begonia

Begonia rex

Rex begonia offers colorful foliage and is one of the most interesting indoor plants around. Despite its exotic looks, Rex begonia is actually easy to grow. Because it's a relatively short houseplant, Rex begonia is perfect for desks and tabletops...

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Musa spp.

Bananas are popular indoors and out. These gorgeous tropical plants make excellent houseplants if you have a bright spot for them. Commonly called banana trees because of their thick stems, the best varieties to grow as houseplants stay about 3-4...

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Elephant's Ear

Alocasia spp.

Elephant's ears are stunning houseplants. They often feature dark, shield-shaped foliage that may be accentuated by white veins running throughout the leaves. The plants will flower occasionally, sending up a spike with a calla-like white, light...

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Polynesian Ivy

Procris repens

Polynesian ivy is a delightful small houseplant that has interesting foliage that looks like it has a velvety or suede-like texture. A low-growing plant, Polynesian ivy is perfect for growing in hanging baskets and terrariums, as well as decorating...

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Hoya spp.

If you're looking for an exotic indoor plant that's very easy to grow, take a look at hoya (also sometimes called wax plant). This unique houseplant is a vine (but don't worry; it's not a fast-growing one!) that has thick, waxy leaves and clusters...

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Ficus spp.

Ficus -- also called figs -- are among the most popular indoor plants, and for good reason. These are easy to grow houseplants and offer a lot of variety, from low groundcover types to tall trees. Ficus also offer a variety of textures, so there's...

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Ponytail Palm

Beaucarnea recurvata

Ponytail palm's best quality is how easy it is to grow: As long as you don't overwater it, the plant may seem virtually indestructible. It's a slow grower that's perfect for just about any room of the home, especially bedrooms. A small ponytail...

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Snake Plant

Sansevieria trifasciata

If you're looking for an easy-care houseplant, you can't do much better than snake plant. This hardy indoor is still popular today -- generations of gardeners have called it a favorite -- because of how adaptable it is to a wide range of growing...

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Dieffenbachia spp.

Dieffenbachia is one of the easiest indoor houseplants to grow -- and one of the most common indoor plants. This tropical shrub shows off lush leaves that are usually marked in shades of cream, yellow, or white, making dieffenbachia a top pick for...

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Schefflera arboricola

Schefflera (also called umbrella plant or arbicola) is a popular houseplant because it's easy to grow (it tolerates a range of growing conditions) and adds fun texture with its divided hand-like leaves.

Because it's so tolerant,...

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Epipremnum aureum

A perfect houseplant for beginners, pothos is one of the easiest you can grow -- and one of the most popular. For many people it's their first houseplant, and often remains their favorite. It's forgiving in its care needs, so you can enjoy it in...

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Madagascar Dragon Tree

Dracaena marginata

Madagascar dragon tree, also called red-edge dracaena, is one of the most popular houseplants around. It bears narrow green leaves banded in red or pink on top of slender stems. Its upright habit makes Madagascar dragon tree a useful houseplant to...

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Peace Lily

Spathiphyllum spp.

Peace lily is a common houseplant that bears broad, dark green leaves and charming, white calla-like flowers on tall stems above the foliage. When in bloom, the plant looks best when grouped in clusters of three or more. Peace lily fits in well in...

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Dracaena spp.

Dracaenas are a group of houseplants you just can't go wrong with. Why? They're among the easiest and most common indoor plants around. Young plants are small and bushy, making them perfect residents of desks and tabletops. Older dracaenas develop...

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Arrowhead Plant

Syngonium podophyllum

Arrowhead plant goes by a variety of names, including syngonium and nephthytis, is an excellent houseplant for low light (no matter what you call it!). Popular for more than a hundred years, arrowhead plant has withstood the test of time because...

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Fern, Houseplant


Ferns are among the most beautiful houseplants. With lacy fronds and a classic texture, they work well in just about any interior design scheme, from country casual to formal. There's a wider variety of ferns available than most folks realize, so...

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Peperomia spp.

Peperomia is a delightful, easy-to-grow houseplant that's been around for years and it's still popular. Part of the reason for peperomia's popularity is that it's such an easy indoor plant. Plus, it's one of the better small houseplants, so you...

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Philodendron spp.

Philodendron is a classic, and practically no-fail houseplant because it's so easy to grow. Happily, this makes it a pretty common indoor plant to find at your local garden center. The philodendron family is a pretty big one, too -- so you can find...

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Polka Dot Plant

Hypoestes phyllostachya

Polka dot plant is one of the cheeriest foliage plants around -- and most colorful. This beauty shows off red, pink, or white leaves marked with splashes of dark green. Polka dot plant forms a relatively low mound of foliage that looks good by...

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False Aralia

Plerandra elegantissima

Add elegance to your home or office with stately false aralia. This medium- to slow-growing houseplant is one of the best for high-light situations. The plant's appeal comes from its finely divided leaves, which gives it a feathery appearance....

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Coffee Plant

Coffea arabica

Looking for a fun houseplant? Try coffee! This beautiful indoor plant boasts shiny, dark green leaves that look like they've been polished. It's lovely on its own and striking when paired with other houseplants. Young coffee plants have a dense,...

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Bird's Nest Fern

Asplenium nidus

Bird's nest fern is a strikingly architectural fern for indoor or outdoor décor. Often displayed on desks and tabletops, it is a relatively small fern when young, but can reach 3 feet wide once mature. But don't worry -- this slow grower...

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Aloe spp.

Aloes are good indoor plants if you're busy and have a bright spot in your home. These houseplants have a bold texture that works particularly well with modern and contemporary decorating schemes, but they also fit in well if your tastes run more...

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