11 Houseplants That Flourish in Low Light

11 Houseplants That Flourish in Low Light

By Samantha Daly
No natural light? No problem.

If you’re an aspiring indoor gardener struggling with low lighting at home, don’t despair—you can still have a thriving plant collection. If your space doesn’t catch enough rays for more tropical foliage, you can turn to these botanical beauties that can thrive in low and indirect light.

Pothos

Costa Farms 4" Golden Pothos With Planter
The Costa Farms 4" Golden Pothos is paired with a Premium mid-century modern planter and plant stand, ready to make a décor statement in your home or office. Also known as devil's ivy and one of the easiest house plants to grow, it is low maintenance and requires very little care.
The Sill Pothos Jade in August Planter
The Pothos Jade is paired with our August Planter, a ceramic pot measuring 4.5" tall and 5" wide. Your plant height and length may vary slightly. It comes potted in our potting mix to increase plant health, longevity, and growth. The August features drainage holes and saucer.

Philodendron

Hirt's Gardens Heart Leaf Philodendron
"Heart-leaf" Philodendron is probably one of the easiest house plants to grow. Place them nearly anywhere (except direct sun) and they will thrive. Allow the soil to dry about one inch from the surface before watering. Feed monthly with a balanced plant food. If your plant becomes leggy... just cut...
The Sill Philodendron Silver in Small Prospect Planter
The Philodendron Green is paired with our Small Prospect Planter, an earthenware pot measuring 4.25" tall and 5" wide. Your plant height may vary slightly. It comes potted in our soil mix to increase plant health, longevity, and growth. The Prospect does not have a drainage hole.

Bird’s Nest Fern

The Sill Bird’s Nest Fern in Medium Grant Planter
The Bird’s Nest Fern is paired with our Grant Planter, an earthenware pot measuring 6.7" tall and 7" wide. Your plant height and length may vary slightly. It comes potted in our soil mix to increase plant health, longevity, and growth. The Grant Planter does not have a drainage hole.

Rubber Plant

Costa Farms Burgundy Rubber Plant
EASY CARE! Water the top inch of soil of the Rubber Plant once the soil feels dry. Never allow the soil to become saturated.  LOVES INDOOR LIGHT: Rubber plant happily grows in bright light.
The Sill Rubber Tree Plant
The Rubber Tree is a characterized by its glossy burgundy leaves. It is a dramatic addition to any space.

Dracaena Marginata

Bloomscape Dracaena Limelight
Healthy, beautiful plants delivered straight to your doorstep  A couple well placed plants can go a long way toward making a space feel alive and vibrant, warm and cozy, clean and cool — whatever vibe you’re looking for, Bloomscape has the plants to help you achieve it. The plants spend the...

Snake Plant

Costa Farms Snake Plant Zeylanica
The Sansevieria, or known as its more common name, Snake Plant, is a classic houseplant that has gained popularity in modern and contemporary decor because of it's architectural linear leaves and varieties of colors. It is the ideal houseplant and can adapt to any environment.
Snake Plant, Teak Wood Pot
Easy to care for and a striking addition to any room, this sansevieria arrives ready to display in a gorgeous teak pot.
The Sill Snake Plant Laurentii in Small Prospect Planter
The Snake Plant Laurentii is paired with our Small Prospect Planter, an earthenware pot measuring 4.25" tall and 5" wide. Your plant height may vary slightly. It comes potted in our soil mix to increase plant health, longevity, and growth. The Prospect does not have a drainage hole.
The Sill Snake Plant Zeylanica in Small Dolores Planter
The Snake Plant Zeylanica is paired with our Small Dolores Planter, an earthenware pot measuring 5" tall and 5" wide. Your plant height may vary slightly. It comes potted in our soil mix to increase plant health, longevity, and growth. The Dolores does not have a drainage hole.

Aglaonema

Costa Farms Aglaonema Silver Bay in 9.25 in. Grower Pot
The Delray Plants Aglaonema Silver Bay is known for its beautiful foliage, good growth habit, and excellent performance indoors. Aglaonema gives a lush welcoming presence placed anywhere indoors.
Bloomscape Cutlass Aglaonema Plant
Healthy, beautiful plants delivered straight to your doorstep.  A couple well placed plants can go a long way toward making a space feel alive and vibrant, warm and cozy, clean and cool — whatever vibe you’re looking for, Bloomscape has the plants to help you achieve it. The plants spend the...

ZZ Plant

The Sill ZZ Plant
The ZZ Plant is paired with our Small Grant Planter, an earthenware pot measuring 4.25" tall and 5" wide. Your plant height may vary slightly. It comes potted in our soil mix to increase plant health, longevity, and growth. The Grant does not have a drainage hole.
ZZ Plant, Teak Wood Pot
Easy to care for with glossy, green leaves, the ZZ plant flourishes in almost any environment. This indoor beauty arrives ready to display in a teak wood pot.

Spider Plant

Bloomscape Potted Spider Live Plant
The easy-to-care-for Ribbon Plant looks great hanging from a ceiling or sitting atop a mantle and is known for its tremendous air-purifying qualities.   Photo Courtesy of West Elm...

Calathea Rattlesnake

Calathea Lancifolia Rattlesnake Plant
Rattlesnake Plant (Calathea lancifolia). One of the very best indoor ornamental houseplants, Rattlesnake Calathea has long, medium green leaves with dark decorative spots. The undersides of the leaves are deep purple.
The Sill Calathea Rattlesnake
The Calathea Rattlesnake is paired with our August Planter, a ceramic pot measuring 4.5" tall and 5" wide. This plant is pet-friendly. Your plant height may vary slightly. It comes potted in our potting mix to increase plant health, longevity, and growth.

Air Plant

The Sill Air Plant Trio
This set is a trio of assorted Air Plants and matching Tillandz stands to display them on. Our Tillandz stands are American-made powder coated metal, 2" tall by 2" wide, and can sit upright on a flat surface or be attached to a wall with a small screw.
6 Low Light Air Plant Pack
LOW LIGHT AND EASY CARE HOUSE PLANTS: All of the Tillandsia Air Plants included in this pack will thrive in low light conditions. They are also extremely low maintenance and easy to care for  6 PLANTS: You will receive a total of 6 air plants that are that are ideal for low-light conditions.

Low Light Terrarium

Low Light Terrarium Plant Collection, Set of 6
Creating a terrarium, dish garden or living centerpiece is easier than you think! Start with small plants and then adorn your creation with pebbles, reindeer moss, curios, sea glass and other treasures to make it uniquely yours. These sweet foliage plants are sized just right for small plantings.

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