Showy, Easy Care, Hard-working Dieffenbachia Houseplant
- Bright, Indirect Light
- Tolerates Periodic Low Light Conditions
- Low Maintenance Plant Perfect for Beginners
- Outstanding Foliage
With many varieties available, the large leaves of Dieffenbachia (Dieffenbachia perfecta) create immediate impact. Also known as Leopard Lily, this is an excellent choice for beginners and experts alike.
With variegated leaves held upright, Dieffenbachia tropical shrub that brings a large sense of life to your indoor garden. This pretty houseplant is a workhorse that easily softens entryways, grounds large pieces of furniture and boosts the interest along long walls.
The dramatic leaves catch your eye. You’ll love watching them grow and unfurl into their full, lush glory. In optimal conditions, this plant grows fast. Enjoy the feeling of success that comes from growing a happy, healthy Dieffenbachia.
Give it bright light that is slightly filtered. Place it at an angle away from the streaming sunlight. Or, use a sheer curtain to shield the leaves from getting sunburned. If you need to use in a lower light situation, consider adding additional grow lights.
Rotate your plant each week a quarter of a turn. This will help all the pretty leaves receive the same amount of light. For larger plants, use a wheeled caster underneath to protect your back.
Dieffenbachia asks for very little in return. They’ll survive newbie level of care and lower light settings.
They love humidity. We bet you’ll love the meditative practice of gently misting your plants several times a week. Or, push the easy button by keeping an air diffuser or humidifier nearby.
Don’t overwater the Dieffenbachia. As the top of the soil gets dry (touch it to see!), add a moderate amount of water. Watch to make sure water doesn’t sit in the saucer. Add pebbles to the saucer to lift the plant up and away from any potential for trouble.
Like many tropicals, this plant is best kept away from kids and pets. Teach them not to bother your houseplants.
You’ll love the easy going nature of the handsome Dieffenbachia. Boost your style with very little effort, order today!