All Peperomia plants are low maintenance, slow-growing, and can be planted all year long. Peperomia sports ornamental foliage leaves can be textured or smooth in red, green, gray, or purple; variegated, marbled, or solid; large, heart-shaped, or tiny that make Peperomia plant can look so different from one to other.
Originally from South America, the watermelon peperomia, also known as Peperomia argyreia, is a herbaceous perennial (Brazil). The common name “Watermelon peperomia” refers to the variegated leaves that resemble the patterns on watermelon rinds. It belongs to the more well-known Peperomia species.