12 Pink Indoor Plants to Grow in Water

Pink Indoor Plants to Grow in Water

Pink Foliage Plants

1. Pink Syngonium

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Botanical Name: Syngonium ‘Neon Robusta’

It features striking pink and green variegation on its arrow-shaped leaves. Growing the plant in a glass or vase of water allows the vibrant pink hues to become even more pronounced over time, as the roots have direct access to nutrients.

2. Aglaonema

Botanical Name: Aglaonema

Some aglaonema varieties come with rich pink veins or edges that stand out against their green foliage. To grow it in water, simply take its cutting and put it in a narrow vase or jar. Change the water every 3-5 days, and ensure it gets 2-3 hours of morning sunlight.

3. Nerve Plant

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Botanical Name: Fittonia

Nerve plants have intricate vein patterns, which come in a vivid pink hue against a darker green backdrop. Keeping them in water is a great option, as it is easy and hassle free!

4. Begonia


Botanical Name: Begonia

Pink begonia varieties exhibit beautiful speckles or margins on their leaves. Growing them in water minimizes the chances of soil-borne diseases that can affect the plant.

5. Coleus

Botanical Name: Coleus

The vivid pink hues in coleus leaves can range from soft pastels to intense magentas, with intricate patterns. All you need is to take a cutting and keep it in a vase full of water – it is that simple!

Pink Flowering Plants

6. Pink Anthurium

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Botanical Name: Anthurium

Its “flowers” are actually spathes that have a striking shade of pink. Growing them in a vase of water can provide the right humidity levels these plants require to grow well.

7. Pink Orchids

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Botanical Name: Orchidaceae

Orchids are epiphytic, meaning they grow on other plants or trees without requiring soil. You can easily keep them in a jar of water where the roots are partially submerged. Make sure the crown and leaves are not touching the water to avoid rot.

8. Impatiens

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Botanical Name: Impatiens spp

Propagating impatiens cuttings in water is a great way to see its root develop! You can continue to grow the plant this way by changing water regularly and keeping it in bright, indirect light all day long.

Plants with Pink Highlights

9. Tradescantia Tricolor Plant

Botanical Name: Tradescantia fluminensis ‘Tricolor’

Tradescantia Tricolor stands out for its stunning three-toned leaves, usually in shades of pink, white, and green. You can keep its cutting in a small glass of water on an empty windowsill, where it can bask in indirect light to stay healthy and colorful!

10. Calathea


Botanical Name: Calathea

Calathea plants can have a variety of leaf patterns, some of which include a pink midrib or stripes. Keeping them in a vase of water helps you keep the plant anywhere in home!

11. Wandering Dude

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Botanical Name: Tradescantia zebrina

Wandering dude sports pink hues on its leaves with a contrasting purple hue. When grown in water, it not only develops strong roots but also remains in check, as it can be quite invasive.

12. Pink Inch Plant

Botanical Name: Callisia repens

Keeping the plant in water is an excellent choice if you want to showcase it in a small space. Opt for a glass vase that is not too wide; this will help the plant remain upright.


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