You can probably recognize a cactus without a second glance. Even snake plants are becoming more and more common. But what about donkey tails? Or trachyandra (say that five times fast). If you already have a home filled with plant babies that all look the same, you might want to make one of these varieties your next addition.
1. Living Stones
Okay, they’re not technically “stones,” but lithops — also called pebble plants — mimic minerals quite easily. The smooth succulents disguise themselves as rocks on the dry plains of southern Africa, but the rounded pairs of leaves would do quite well on a very sunny windowsill.
2. Marimo Moss Balls
Your fish tank is about to get way more playful. You see, these “moss balls” are made out of algae grown in a spherical shape and live in water. To care for them, replace the water every two weeks and keep the plant in low, indirect sunlight.
3. Hoya Kerrii
Also known as Lucky Heart, this plant is native to Southeast Asia and undoubtedly the most romantic succulent out there. It’s a popular gift for Valentine’s Day (for obvious reasons) and is super low-maintenance when it comes to care, like most succulents.
4. Zig-Zag Cactus
Even though this playful plant is technically called Selenicereus Anthonyanus, it’s more commonly known by nicknames, such as Fishbone Cactus. Like most cacti, it’s relatively low-maintenance and produces colorful pink flowers when it blooms.