House Plants are great providers of air purification and add a simplicity to the interior of home. No doubt, every plant needs sunlight to survive but there are many that can thrive in low, indirect light which makes them a perfect choice for residences that don’t receive much natural sunlight. Below are some popular indoor plants that flourish well in low light and require minimal care and maintenance.
Spathyiphyllum, or Peace Lily, is a beautiful plant with white flowers and glossy dark green leaves. It’s often consideredan “indicator plant” because its leaves droop sli
Snake Plantghtly when it needs water. They are quite sensitive to chlorinated water, direct sunlight and dry or soggy soil. It not only grows easily in low lit areas but also survives well in windowless spaces.
Sansevieria trifasciata, or Snake Plant, is commonly known as “mother-in-law’s tongue” and is one of the most popular indoor plants. It has sturdy, sword-like leaves and can easily flourish in dry soil and extremely low light. It’s downfalls are over watering and temperature below sixty degrees. Also please be aware that this plant is very toxic and should be kept away from children.
Aglaonema, or Chinese Evergreen, is the most long-standing house plant. Also referred to as silver queen, this plant is resilient to a range of lighting conditions but thrives especially well in very low light. In fact, direct sunlight and extremely wet soil can adversely affect the plant.
Cast Iron Plant
Aspidistra elatior, or Cast Iron, is also called a Barroom Plant for its resilience to almost all types of outdoor and indoor living conditions. It has coarse green leaves and small purple blossoms and can flourish well in exceptionally low light and varying temperatures. Because it requires minimal care, it can stand over a week without being watered.