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Discover the best low-light plants for your home

Discover the best low-light plants for your home

If you've looked at houseplants before, you might have wondered if you can keep houseplants in darker spots in your house. You can easily overlook low-light plants, because they're not always the most exotic houseplants. It can be confusing to understand the amount of sunlight a plant needs when you're just starting out. The plants on this page are amazing houseplants that you can use to brighten up even the darkest corners of your house.

Most of these houseplants are also very low-maintenance. This makes them perfect for those spots in your house where you want a plant, but them might not be the brightest places. These plants will happily live in those spots and will even purify the air for you.

These are the plants we're going to look at:

  1. Sansevieria
  2. Peace Lily
  3. Sedum Morganianum
  4. Parlor palm
  5. ZZ plant
  6. Zamioculcas Raven
  7. English Ivy
  8. Cast Iron Plant (Aspidistra elatior)
  9. Adiantum (Maidenhair fern)
  10. Asplenium (Bird's Nest Fern)

1. Sansevieria

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The ultimate guide for Sansevieria plant care

Sansevierias are very unusual looking plants, with blades instead of leaves. They're perfect plants for beginning plant owners that forget about their plants all the time. This plant will survive any light exposure you have in your house and will be a plant friend for years to come.

Read more about taking care of Sansevierias

2. Peace Lily

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The ultimate guide for a Peace Lily

The Peace Lily (Spathiphyllum) is a great houseplant that you can place in any kind of light exposure. They're very beginner-friendly plants because they can survive watering mistakes and they tell you when something is wrong. Best of all, Peace Lilies purify the air your breathe, so it also helps you to feel better.

Read more about taking care of a Peace Lily

3. Sedum Morganianum

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The ultimate plant care guide for a Sedum Morganianum

The Sedum Morganianum is the ideal houseplant for beginning plant owners, plant owners that prefer to not spend too much time on their plants, or plant owners with pets and/or small children! The Sedum Morganianum, also known for it's two similar varieties (Burro's tail and Donkey tail) is a very easy-going houseplant that does well in direct sunlight, but also low-light spots.

Read more about taking care of a Sedum Morganianum

4. Parlor palm

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The ultimate guide for a Parlor Palm

The Parlor Palm is a great plant to start your plant collection with. It's low-maintenance and not toxic to your pets and/or small children. This makes it the perfect beginner-friendly plant for your house. It tells you exactly when it's not happy and it grows quickly, yet stays small.

Read more about taking care of a Parlor Palm

5. ZZ plant

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The ultimate guide for ZZ plant care

The ZZ Plant (Zamioculcas Zamiifolia) is a beginner-friendly and low-maintenance houseplant that can really create a statement in a room. It thrives in darker places in your house and can live in places most other plants won't be able to grow. Due to their thick stems, they can survive without being watered for a very long time (weeks).

Read more about taking care of a ZZ plant

7. English Ivy

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The ultimate guide for taking care of your English Ivy

The English Ivy is a common plant that grows in a lot of different varieties and places. It's happiest when it grows outside and can climb on trees or walls, but it also grows indoors. Turn your house and garden green with this fast-growing plant.

Read more about taking care of an English Ivy

10. Asplenium (Bird's Nest Fern)

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The ultimate plant care guide for the Asplenium (Bird's Nest Fern)

Do you want to have a beautiful, unique houseplant that will last for many years? If so, then the Asplenium, also known as the Bird's Nest Fern, is an excellent choice! This guide will provide you with all of the information and tips you need to properly care for your Bird's Nest Fern.

Read more about taking care of Asplenium (Bird's Nest Fern)

I hope you've discovered a new plant that's perfect for you and your living space! If you're still looking for more plants, why not discover plants in other categories as well?