Peperomia are slow growing tropical annuals and perennials that are easy to care for under average room or conservatory conditions. They have striking foliage with red stems. The foliage is fleshy, often with variegation. The fowers are insignificant. These plants need a minimum temperature of 10C. P. obtusifolia ‘Variegata’ come in shades of dark green, olive green and creamy white. This attractive plant is often used in bottle gardens and in other situations where space is limited.