Episcia cupreata commonly known as the Chocolate Soldier Plant or Flame Violet, is a charming and ornamental perennial plant that belongs to the Gesneriaceae family. Native to Brazil, Colombia and Venezuela. This delightful plant is cherished for its striking foliage and compact growth habit. The leaves are typically dark green with prominent veining, and the most distinctive feature is their vibrant copper or bronze colouration on the upper side, resembling a shimmering layer of chocolate. The contrast between the rich green and metallic hues creates a captivating visual effect, making it a standout addition to any indoor plant collection. This plant is relatively small and compact, making it suitable for both hanging baskets and containers. It also produces small, tubular, and attractive flowers. These flowers can vary in colour, often displaying shades of orange, red, or pink, adding a delightful splash of colour to the plant when they bloom.