House Plants
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Abutilon/Flowering Maple
Abutilon hybridum

Exposure: Full-Part Sun
Zone: 9-11 (Hardy to 25F)
Mature Height: 2-5 feet
Mature Spread: 2-5 feet
Bloom Color: Yellow, Orange, Pink
Bloom Time: Summer
Houseplant
dangling blooms; many colors available; good container plant

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Amaryllis
Amaryllis

Exposure: Full-Part Sun
Zone: 7-9 (Hardy to 5F)
Mature Height: 12-36 inches
Mature Spread: 12 inches
Bloom Color: Red, Pink, White
Bloom Time: Winter-Spring
Houseplant/Perennial large bold flowers on thick stalks rising above foliage; cold period required for reblooming

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Cyclamen
Cyclamen persicum

Exposure: Part Sun
Zone: 11 (Hardy to 5F)
Mature Height: 8-12 inches
Mature Spread: 8-12 inches
Bloom Color: Red, Pink, White
Bloom Time: Winter-Spring
Houseplant heart-shaped leaves with silver marbling; brightly colored flowers rise above compact foliage

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Dracaena (Assorted Varieties)
Dracaena

Exposure: Part Sun-Shade
Zone: 9-10 (Hardy to 25F)
Mature Height: 2-12 feet, depending on variety
Mature Spread: 2-5 feet, depending on variety
Evergreen Houseplants
shrub/tree varieties; many colors/variegations; does well in low light

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Pointsettia
Euphorbia pulcherrima

Exposure: Full-Part Sun
Zone: 9-10 (Hardy to 25F)
Mature Height: 1-3 feet
Mature Spread: 1-3 feet
Houseplant
many varieties available; brightly colored leaves; allow pot to dry out between waterings; poisonous if ingested

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Schefflera/Dwarf Umbrella Tree
Schefflera arboricola

Exposure: Part Sun
Zone: 10-11 (Hardy to 35F)
Mature Height: 4-6 feet
Mature Spread: 2-4 feet
Houseplant
poisonous if ingested; green or variegated foliage; shiny, leathery leaves

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Snake Plant/Mother In Law's Tongue
Euphorbia pulcherrima

Exposure: Part Sun
Zone: 10-11 (Hardy to 35F)
Mature Height: 1-4 feet
Mature Spread: 1-2 feet
Houseplant
poisonous if ingested; drought tolerant; thick leathery leaves

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Venus Fly Trap
Dionaea muscipula

Exposure: Full-Part Sun
Zone: 16-9 (Hardy to -5F)
Mature Height: 4-8 inches
Mature Spread: 4-8 inches
Houseplant/Tender Perennial
clap-shaped leaves trap and consume insects; naturally found in wetlands