Dieffenbachia is often grown as a houseplant and is known as the Dumb Cane or Leopard Lily. Dieffenbachia is one of the easiest indoor houseplants to grow — and one of the most common indoor plants. This tropical shrub shows off lush leaves that are usually marked in shades of cream, yellow, or white, making dieffenbachia a top pick for brightening dim corners indoors. Dieffenbachia adds fun color and texture without flowers. It is also one of the easiest to care for. The foliage entails elliptical shaped leaves however the colors can vary greatly between type.