Low Light Plants
Known for its lush diversified foliage and easy to care for disposition, the Chinese Evergreen is a favorite indoor plant. Its large, pointed, dark-green leaves are heavily streaked with white, cream or silver and white.
As its name suggests, the Cast Iron Plant is as tough as iron. It practically thrives on neglect, surviving low light, infrequent watering and extreme heat that would be deadly to most plants. This evergreen plant grows slowly in a clump of 6-inch stems with glossy, dark-green leaves growing 24 inches long. An upright easy-care house plant to enjoy for years to come.
Cordyline glauca is hardy and easy to care for making it a great beginners plant. The underside of the foliage reveals a splash of burgundy tint to it complementing the top side of dark glossy green.
The Dracaena family of diverse shaped plants consist of over 40 assorted species ranging in shape and sizes. A popular house plant used to decorate many spaces including homes, offices, and malls.
Homalomena is a genus of tropical foliage plants loved for its romantic leaf shape. These perennials, which are desirable for their deeply green, glossy foliage, have heart-shaped leaves that look somewhat like they've been polished. Compact and slow-growing, these evergreen plants are perfect for container growing.
The Kentia Palm brings the tropics indoors with its lush, leafy green foliage. At maturity, it makes an expressive and exciting show palm for large rooms.
Prayer Plant earned its name because of the way its leaves fold together at night, resembling hands closed in prayer. Prominent, oval-shaped leaves have a spectacular light-and-dark-green feathered pattern with red veins, and are often red underneath.
Philodendrons have served as a mainstay in interior decor for generations. This is partly due to the ease of care because if you watch for the signals, the plant will tell you exactly what it needs. Philodendron house plants thrive indoors year round without complaint making it a great first plant for inexperienced houseplant owners.
Pothos plants are a staple among household favorites. One of the more favored varieties features a dark, glossy green leaf "blotched" with white. A must-have vine plant for beginners.
Sansevieria known as Snake Plant is one of the most carefree house plants you can grow thriving in just about any light. Classified as a succulent house plant, it grows stiffly upright sword-shaped leaves. Common varieties have leaves that are edged with yellow or white.
Often given as a sympathy gift, a mature and healthy Peace Lily is very full in leaf foliage and flowers. The strong stalks are long with deep green leaves 5 to 7 inches long that taper to a defined point. The lily flower is simplistic and elegant in design starting out pale green in color then evolves to a snow white flower with a yellow center.
A beginners ideal house plant, the ZZ Plant is easy-going, forgiving if you forget to water, tolerates low light, and rarely needs fertilized. Gaining in popularity with its style, it has thick, upright stems bearing narrow, dark-green glossy leaves.