No green thumb? Not a problem. Make your indoor gardening simple by choosing any of these durable, easy-to-grow plants.
Flowers typically are red, but you can find hybrids in shades of pink, lavender, white and even green. Note that the nearly perfect heart-shape leaves contain toxic sap, so make sure pets and children do not ingest them.
Ficus is one of the most popular trees that are grown indoors.
Dracaena (Dracaena spp.) is grown for its dramatic foliage and carefree nature. Create an interesting display by planting three dracaena plants of varied height in one pot.
Note: Dracaena plants are toxic to dogs and cats, if eaten.
Sansevieria, the Mother-in-Law’s Tongue or Snake Plant is an almost indestructible house plant with a striking appearance. If you’ve had no success with houseplants, give snake plant a try.
Philodendrons are among the most popular, tolerant, and durable of all house plants. Philodendrons grow best when their roots are slightly cramped, (but not too cramped), so don’t plant them in a pot that is too large.
Zeezee Plant (Zamioculcas Zamiifolia): This easy houseplant loves neglect, grows in low light and can go weeks without watering! If you water it too much or the plant sits in water you may find yellowing leaves.
The spider plant is a wonderful houseplant. It is the easiest to grow of all hanging or trailing houseplants.
Arrowhead vine features distinctly arrow-shaped leaves. Their foliage colors range from bright green to bronze, with many variegated cultivars.
The Croton plant comes in many shapes and colors from yellow, orange, red, green and purple-red.
Grow in mixed baskets, hanging baskets or as a groundcover under larger houseplants.