Even if you don’t have a lot of bright light in your home, you can still grow these highly adaptable and low-maintenance houseplants. These houseplants will be happy in low-light positions and will do just fine even if they receive a minimum light.
- Snake Plant (Sansevieria)
Also known as Mother-In-Law’s Tongue, this houseplant will thrive in an array of lighting conditions and it’s almost impossible to kill. Therefore, it’s a great plant for newbie gardeners. Pest-free, easy to care of, tough and very decorative houseplant, what can you wish more? Among so many Snake Plant species, it’s easy to find the one that most appeals to you.
- ZZ Plant (Zamioculcas Zamifolia)
ZZ Plant is one of the most popular and recognizable plants around the world. You may see this beautiful, tall plant with dark green, glossy foliage in almost any spaces, and often in low-light positions. It’s one of those almost indestructible houseplants that require minimal care. It will give your room a great accent, even if you place it in a dark, shaded corner.
- Peace Lily (Spathiphyllum)
Peace Lily is one of the most common houseplants, and that’s not surprising considering its showiness and various health benefits you get from the plant in return to a minimal care. This houseplant is really easy to grow, regardless what species of the Spathiphyllum genus you choose. It’s also considered as a natural air purifier and extremely healthy plant that will improve your indoor air quality.
- Ponytail Palm (Beaucarnea recurvata)
Despite the name, Ponytail Palm isn’t a palm at all, but it looks exotic and decorative almost as any palm. It is a succulent plant and it can go without water for many days or even weeks because it stores water in its bulb. And what’s best about the Ponytail Palm is that it tolerates a wide range of lighting conditions, so if you have a free shaded place in the room, this houseplant will thrive well in those conditions and embellish you home with its striking appearance.
- Heart-leaf Philodendron (Philodendron scandens ssp. oxycardium)
If you want to maximize the available space in your home, the heart-leaf or sweetheart philodendron is a perfect choice. It will thrive excellently in low-light conditions and it’s an ideal plant for a trailing accent in your home or office. Besides its showiness, it’s also prized because of its air cleansing properties and minimum care requirements.
- The Zebra plant (Calathea zebrina)
For anyone who simply adores tropical and ornamental foliage, but doesn’t have enough sun in the room, the Zebra plant is the best choice. It is adaptable to low-light conditions and likes humid air, so it will thrive very well in bathrooms with the low amount of sunlight. It’s not the easiest plant to care of, but if you create a micro-tropical environment for the Zebra plant, it will certainly worth the effort.
- Dragon Tree (Dracaena Marginata))
One of the most common tough houseplants, Dracaena Marginata comes in dozens of different cultivars, so you can choose a bushy, straight or even a tree form, or you can pick a variegated selection. This tropical plant, native to Madagascar, tolerates a wide range of light conditions, so you can place it in shaded place without worrying.
- Boston Fern (Nephrolepis Exaltata ‘Bostoniensis’)
Like many ferns, the Boston Fern is adapted to dark and shaded places, because in its natural habitat – under trees – this tropical plant is provided with a small amount of light. Boston Fern will look best in a hanging basket, but it’s also perfect for rooms with humid air like a bathroom. This tough indoor plant will catch anyone’s eye with its stunning, feathery appearance.