The lack of sunlight cannot stop you from having tasteful, beautiful greenery in your house. Indoor plants require very little sunlight and are perfect for beginners or those with dark rooms.
To help you, we have selected our favorite best plants for indoors with little light that anyone can buy and start taking care of. From simple and popular to unusually striking, these indoor plants will allow you to quickly add interest to any room in your home, as well as give your green thumb some exercise.
1. Spider Plant (Chlorophytum Comosum):
This uniquely crafted spider-hanging basket silk plant is an ideal choice for light-hearted spirits. The long-pointed leaves extend well beyond the wicker container and the green leaves highlighted with cream-colored pinstripe are sure to satisfy even the most subtle of critics. An assortment of small plants adorns both ends of this magnificent creation.
2. Golden Pothos (Epipremnum Pinnatum):
Pothos (Epipremnum Pinnatum) is one of those tried and true houseplants that almost everyone has or has had. The traditional pothos variety is the Golden Pothos, also commonly known as Devils Ivy, with heart-shaped mid-green leaves scattered in creamy gold. Pothos leaves can be quite large in the right condition. In frost-free areas outside, the leaves can reach 12 inches wide or more. Pothos does not require any special care indoors; It tolerates low light (but also grows well in medium and high-light locations).
3. Peace Lilly (Spathyphylum):
The Peace Lily shows dark green leaves with white flowers that rise above the leaf. It grows best near a sunny window. Provide as much light as possible without placing the plant in direct sunlight. Water when the top two inches of soil are dry (about once a week) and make sure that all excess water drains out. If the soil of the Peace Lily becomes very dry, the leaves will wither, but the plant will swell again when fed with water.
4. Areca Palm (Dypsis Lutescens):
Areca Palm is native to Madagascar and is also known as the butterfly palm for its winged vaulted fronts that can hold up to 100 sheets. Areca is one of the most popular and beneficial palms for interiors in homes and offices. It is often used for weddings and events for its beautiful green and yellow leaves and arched fronts. It is a very easy-to-care palm that needs watering about once a week, thrives bright indoor light, and can survive for many years and grow up to 8 feet or more indoors with proper care.
5. Gerbera Daisy (Gerbera Jamesonii):
Get ready to spread some gorgeous colors to your home! These beautiful cyclamens are the perfect initial addition to your indoor plant collection and are sure to wow you with vibrant colors and many blooms. Placed in our decorative wooden deco pot, they look great on your countertop or window.
6. Chinese Evergreen (Dieffenbachia Seguine):
The Chinese evergreen is one of the best plants for beginners (or people are busy keeping most of the houseplants alive). This robust plant is surprisingly easy to grow; It tolerates almost every indoor condition. While it is one of the most difficult plants, it is also beautiful. The rich green leaves in most varieties are attractively silver patterns. It blooms like a lovely, calla-lily in places where it gets enough light.
7. Aloe Vera (Aloe Barbadensis Mill):
Aloe Vera is known for its topical medicinal benefits, adds quick decor to any room, bath, or kitchen. The dense, textured, green-leafed, easy-to-care. Aloe Vera is an excellent ornamental houseplant that needs little attention. This package, lovingly grown by Costa Farms, includes two live aloe vera plants in Grover’s pots – ready to be placed in your pot or container.
8. Snake Plant (Sansevieria Laurentii):
The snake plant has hard, straight, sword-like leaves that are tied or edged in brown, silver, or gold and add life to a brightly illuminated room, lightly shaded porch, or office in the home. It grows best near a sunny window. Water when the top two inches of soil are dry (about once a week) and make sure that all excess water drains out. If there are no holes in the container, use about 1 cup of water, adjusting as needed for your environment. Do not let the snake plant sit in water or excessively wet soil.
9. English Ivy (Hedera Helix):
English Ivy is a traditionally elegant alternative that is also excellent for removing harmful chemicals found in a house. It can grow to full sun in full shade. Even though they require bright indirect sunlight indoors, they can also handle comparatively long periods in artificial light and low light. They are a drought-tolerant plant that should be watered only when the soil in the pot is 50% dry.
10. Swiss Cheese Plant (Monstera Deliciosa):
Monstera deliciosa, also known as Swiss Cheese Bell, is an easy-to-grow houseplant with show-stopper leaves. Each leaf is filled with natural oval-shaped holes called fenestrations that give the plant its nickname. Plant scientists believe that holes in its leaves help light pass through the lower parts of the plant in the natural environment of tropical South America.
11. Rubber Tree Plant (Ficus Elastica):
Ficus elastica, or otherwise known as ‘rubber tree’, ‘rubber plant’, or ‘India rubber plant’, is native to India and Malaysia. The rubber tree is one of the oldest plants used as a houseplant worldwide. As a houseplant, Ficus is very popular because they can adapt to and tolerate low light conditions and generally poor treatment. Provide as much light as possible, stay away from cold and drafts in winter, keep the soil light to medium moist with good drainage.
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