Continue reading for recommendations from industry professionals for the most beautiful houseplants that can flourish with little to no sunshine and require little in the way of care. The days that lie ahead are going to be brighter and greener.
The ZZ Plant has a lot going for it, including the following: It doesn't need to be watered very often, it has thick leaves that are glossy, and it has robust leaves that are brightly colored. It's very low maintenance.
These plants are able to store additional energy in their thick, succulent leaves and roots, allowing them to endure for extended periods of time while still seeming full and green.
Consider a Tradescantia Zebrina, also called the Inchplant, if you want a vining plant that will cascade as it grows. Tradescantia Zebrina is also known as the Inchplant.
Another lovely cascading houseplant for those of us who either have a black thumb or no windows.Low-light environments are fine for spider plants, and they only need to be watered once a week.
Pangborn adds the Philodendron Heartleaf is a good choice for individuals who want to bring light to dark parts of the home. In fact, the plant's leaves are more likely to survive if kept out of direct sunlight.
Though you might immediately think of this trailing plant on a building's exterior, Sears believes it can be better contained when cultivated indoors in low to moderate light.
"Peace Lilies are the perfect plant to brighten up a dark corner, thriving in low, indirect sunlight," explains Sears. Even for the bathroom, she suggests this plant.
Because photosynthesis is the process by which plants generate the substances they need to sustain themselves, it stands to reason that there is no plant that does not require sunlight.
A plant's ability to photosynthesize is reduced when it becomes acclimated to low light. Pangborn says that a plant's "natural response" is to halt growth in order to preserve resources.
Because of this, Paris Lalicata, The Sill's resident plant expert, suggests fake plants to folks who either don't have enough light for genuine plants or don't have the time to properly care for them.