These plants are not only beautiful and interesting, but are easy to care for, hardy, and will tolerant a bit of neglect. Here are 25 hard to kill houseplants for you to grow and enjoy. If you have experience keeping indoor plants alive (congrats!), it may be time to add a peace lily to your house plant mix. They require just a little bit more TLC—just ensure the soil is moist at all times, and you’ll have beautiful, blooming lilies in no time.
Ideal for narrow windowsills, the slow-growing succulent remains neat and compact. Haworthias need almost no care and rarely need repotting. Chinese evergreens hate cold drafts and temperatures below 55 degrees F. Locate your plant away from drafty doorways, windows, and air-conditioning vents.
There are several self-care tips and strategies, but house plants and green spaces have got none of their alternatives. Adding plants to your home space can calm you down, promote mindfulness, remind you to keep moving, and make you healthy. There are several house Bloeiende kamerplanten that spread fragrance in your home, clean air by removing up to 87% of chemicals in a day, and in return, they require no care. While the deep red and purple swirls on this plant are more vibrant when in direct light, they can still survive in lower light conditions. This cute little plant with its thick, spoon-shaped leaves is both pet-friendly and low-light tolerant. In fact, too much intense sunlight can hurt this variety.
From easy-to-care-for to absolutely stunning, these plants are guaranteed to delight. If you’re looking for a dash of color in your home, this red Anthurium from The Sill is the perfect choice! The flamingo flower, as it’s sometimes called, can last up to eight weeks. The sweetheart plant can handle dim rooms but requires pinching to prevent it from growing in long, single stems. Also called “”The Healer Plant,”” aloe vera is the ultimate multitasker. Not only will it brighten up your home, but you can also use it in your skincare routine.
It starts out small, but its trailing vines can grow to be over 11 feet long, even indoors with low light and dry air. It’s a great one to hang up far away from your pets, too. Arrowhead vine gets its name from the triangular shape of its green leaves.
This lush, leafy green plant makes a fuss-free houseplant and it is as tough and hardy as its name suggests. Like most houseplants, it prefers a well-draining potting mix. It can grow in dim light to bright indirect light, just keep it out of the direct sun. Striking red veins against soft, dark green leaves make the Red Prayer plant an aesthete’s dream, and its low upkeep makes it perfect for apartment dwellers. It should be kept in low to bright indirect sunlight, watered regularly, and misted once a week, but it can tolerate low light every now and then. Even if you skip town for the weekend and forget to assign a friend plant-sitting duties, the spider plant will not punish you for neglecting it.
It’s the perfect way to develop your green thumb minus the guilt. Then the gorgeous but high-maintenance Fiddle Leaf Fig will test if you have the right stuff. Long-lasting, stunningly beautiful blooms and much easier to care for than you would think.
Be sure to move your plant to a container that is only slightly larger. Fiddle-leaf figs instantly give any room a jungle-like vibe. They grow very slowly, but can eventually reach the ceiling. With a reputation for being finicky, this cold-sensitive rainforest native needs just the right conditions to thrive indoors.
Their unfussy nature and pretty pearlish stripes make them a great beginner plant. You’ll know it is overdue for a drink when its leaves begin to shrink. Then give it a long, slow drink of water, allowing the water to completely drain out of the soil. Don’t water again until the top of the soil has dried out. In the winter, when growth is slow, you can let it go a little longer. The most critical part of bromeliad care is the soil and water.
They come in a variety of colors and patterns, and they give very clear signs when they need to be watered. Don’t worry, though—they’ll perk right back up when given a drink. Plus, these plants frequently put out little baby spiders, which you can then pluck and use to grow new plants. Some people don’t like the boho chic vibe of extremely leafy plants, and if you’re one of them, you’ll love this compact rubber tree. It needs plenty of bright light and likes to have lots of empty space around it .