How would you like to have a complete list of colorful Aglaonema varieties that brightens your home, office, or garden for the majority part of the year?
That would be pretty epic, right?
Well, this is entirely possible, and in today’s post, I am going to share all of them with you.
It’s not just plain, cultivar names accompanied with long boring descriptions, but plenty of pictures too.
All you have to do is bookmark this article as a reference so that you can come back to it as many times as you wish.
I am going to list the most beautiful Chinese evergreen plants that you can easily grow in your home by leveraging the skills you already have, tactically selecting the ones you like, and if you’re a complete beginner, there is even a brief description of each plant to give you a head-start!
Let’s get started:
Aglaonema Varieties Per Color: Chinese Evergreen Types
1. Aglaonema 'Emerald Bay'
To start us off is ‘Emerald Bay’ – a variety developed by Florida Agricultural Experiment Station.
The leaf margins are green and intersect the lighter silver-green colored central area along irregular borders that often overlap to create small distinct patches of a third color that is a darker grey-green.
In general, the plant has silvery-green leaves with darker dapples along the margins.
The mature ‘Emerald Bay’ leaves are lanceolate, 10 to 11 cm wide, and 30 to 33 cm long and display a central grey-green area that extends out from each side of the midrib to cover slightly over half of the total leaf surface.
Plants are moderately-branched, averaging 2 to 3 basal shoots per plant.
2. Aglaonema 'Moonlight Bay'
This silver cultivar is one of the most popular, and for good reason. The leaves are beautiful medium green with bold silvery markings that will brighten up any room.
The leaves are also long and narrow, making them a perfect addition to any garden or landscape.
There's a general consensus that 'Moonlight Bay' is a mutation within a population of Silver Bay Aglaonema plants. can grow up to 12 inches tall.
3. Aglaonema 'Stripes'
This cultivar has leaves with a unique striped pattern that is quite stunning. The leaves are dark green with silver stripes that run down the center of each leaf.
Hence the cultivar name - stripes.
This type of aglaonema has foliage that alternates in bands of green and silver.
The plant can grow up to 2 feet tall.
4. Aglaonema 'Silver King'
This is another popular silver cultivar that has beautiful, dark green leaves with a silver sheen.
The leaves are lanceolate and grow up to 12 inches long and 4 inches wide.
The plant can grow up to 3 feet tall and has a moderate growth rate.
5. Aglaonema 'Silver Queen'
This is a very similar cultivar to the 'Silver King' but has narrower leaves that are about 8 inches long and 2 inches wide.
The plant can grow up to 3 feet tall and has a moderate growth rate.
6. Aglaonema ‘Maria Christina’
This cultivar has leaves that are beautiful light green with a silver-white margin.
The leaves are also very long and slender, making this plant a great choice for adding height to a display.
Besides, 'Maria Christina' can tolerate a bit of cold.
Pink Aglaonema Varieties
7. Aglaonema ‘Suzy’
This variety is a beautiful light pink with darker veins running through the leaves.
The leaves are also long and slender, making it a great option for adding height to your display.
Like other aglaonemas, 'Suzy' can tolerate a bit of cold.
8. Aglaonema ‘Georgi’s Ruby’
This cultivar has dark and light green leaves that are variegated with beautiful deep pink and lighter veins running through them.
The leaves are also long and slender which makes it a great option for adding height to your display.
9. Aglaonema ‘Harlequin’
This Aglaonema variety has leaves that are a beautiful dark green with a silver-white margin and deep pink veins running through them.
The leaves are also heavily ruffled, adding to the attractiveness of the plant.
10. Aglaonema ‘Anyanmanee’
This variegated pink aglaonema is a stunner, with leaves that are splashed with creamy white and green.
It grows best in medium to bright light and can be kept at a temperature of 65-75 degrees Fahrenheit.
11. Aglaonema 'Diamond Bay'
'Diamond Bay' has beautiful light green foliage with solid green margins. Besides, if you're looking to add great interest in low-light areas of your house or office, then this is the right cultivar.
But what distinguishes this variety from the rest, is the wide band of white with unmistakable dark green color on either side of the leaves.
12. Aglaonema nitidum
This particular variety is a stunner, with leaves that are a deep green color, feature a glossy finish, and thrive even under low light conditions.
The margin of the leaves is also dark green, providing a beautiful contrast against the lighter background.
13. Aglaonema ‘Emerald Star’
This variety is aptly named, with emerald green leaves that have a matte finish. The leaves are also strap-shaped, and grow to be about 12 inches long.
The ‘Emerald Star’ is tolerant to low light levels, making it a perfect choice for indoor plants.
Besides, you'll enjoy how vigorous the plant grows!
14. Aglaonema ‘Cutlass’
Aglaonema 'Cutlass' is often used for hedges or borders, with leaves that are long and narrow. The leaves are a deep green color, with a glossy finish.
The ‘Cutlass’ is also tolerant to low light levels, making it an ideal indoor plant.
15. Aglaonema modestum
This variety is one of the most popular choices for indoor plants, with leaves that are a deep green color and have a matte finish.
The leaves are also strap-shaped, and grow to be about 12 inches long.
Like other aglaonema varieties, the ‘Modestum’ is tolerant to low light levels.
16. Aglaonema ‘Red Gold’
'Red Gold' aglaonema is one of my favorites. The leaf edges are beautifully framed with a deep red color, with a glossy finish.
The stems and veins also have a red coloration. The middle of the leaf surface has a dark green with goldish speckles on them.
The ‘Red Gold’ is also tolerant to low light levels, making it perfect for both indoor and outdoor plant settings.
17. Aglaonema widuri, ‘Red Peacock’
‘Red Peacock’ is one of the most popular varieties, with its deep red veins and stems. The leaves are heavily veined, making it a beautiful addition to any indoor or outdoor garden setting.
The plant can grow up to 2 feet tall and does well in moderate indirect light.
18. Aglaonema ‘Red Sumatra’
'Red Sumatra' as the name suggests, it's predominantly grown in the Sumatra islands.
It comes in a gorgeous shade of red-maroon with darker green between the veins.
19. Aglaonema ‘Red Emperor’
Red Emperor's leaf edges are rimmed with green, framing a gorgeously red interior. Veins are outlined and accented in green, adding to the overall appeal of this variety.
The ‘Red Emperor’ is tolerant to low light levels, making it perfect for indoor plants. It can also be used outdoors in shady areas.
White Aglaonema Varieties
20. Aglaonema 'Frasher'
The leaves of Aglaonema 'Frasher' are milky green with cream variegation and white petioles. Young leaves are more variegated and the cream markings become more pronounced with age.
This beautiful aglaonema does well in medium to bright indirect light and can be kept at a temperature of 65-75 degrees Fahrenheit.
21. Aglaonema 'Pseudobracteatum'
Leaves are spattered gray-green, spotted white with white coloration around main veins, and with white stems spotted with green.
Aglaonema 'Pseudobracteatum' does well in medium indirect light.
22. Aglaonema 'White Rajah'
This cultivar's leaves have a massive amount of white coloration throughout. Veins are deep green, and the overall look is stunning.
Aglaonema 'White Rajah' does well in medium to bright indirect light and can be kept at a temperature of 65-75 degrees Fahrenheit.
23. Aglaonema ‘White Rain’
Leaves are apple green with a white margin and a white midrib. Young leaves are more variegated and the cream markings become more pronounced with age.
Aglaonema 'White Rain' does well in medium to bright indirect light and can be kept at a temperature of 65-75 degrees Fahrenheit.
Aglaonema is a great choice for indoor plants, as they are tolerant to low light levels. There are many different varieties of aglaonema, with beautiful colors and textures.
Whether you are looking for a red, silver, white, or green aglaonema, there is a perfect variety for you.
Be sure to check out my favorite aglaonema variety (Aglaonema ‘Red Gold’) amongst the many listed above.
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Until next time, have fun gardening!
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