Indoor Plants that Grow in Low Light

Indoor Plants that Grow in Low Light

Here are some of the plants that are best suited for indoor spaces with low light conditions.

1. Spider plant

Botanical name: Chlorophytum comosum

Spider plant is an easy plant to grow. It also can remove formaldehyde and xylene from the air. This plant grows well in low-light conditions as well.

Spider plant

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2. Cast Iron Plant

Botanical Name: Aspidistra elatior

The Cast-Iron plant has lush green leaves, giving it a beautiful appearance. It is a slow-growing indoor houseplant that survives in extreme conditions. As a result, it is a popular houseplant for busy people.

3. Fittonia

Botanical Name: Fittonia albivenis

Fittonia is a low-spreading vine with red veins on its bright green foliage. It grows up to 10-12 inches tall. 


4. Zebra Calathea

Botanical Name: Calathea zebrina

Zebra Calatheas can brightens up any room with their bicolor leaves with silver brush marks. It grows up to three feet tall. 

5. Boston Fern

Botanical Name: Nephrolepis exaltata

The Boston Ferns are famous for their striking foliage. They're also suitable for growing in pots or hanging basket windows.

Boston Fern

6. Moth Orchid

Botanical Name: Phalaenopsis

Long-lasting and beautiful flowers of Moth Orchids will lift your spirits with their wonderful fragrance. They are popular orchids and grow well in low-light conditions.

7. Staghorn Fern

Botanical Name: Platycerium

Staghorn fern has uniquely beautiful fronds. Its flat leaves overlap, giving it a striking look. Staghorn Fern is one of the ferns that perform well in limited light.

8. Polka Dot Plant

Botanical Name: Hypoestes phyllostachya

Polka dot plants are loved for their beautifull leaves. The leaves are bicolored with green and purple dots. They grow well both indoors and outdoors. 

Polka Dot Plant

9. Ponytail Palm

Botanical Name: Beaucarnea recurvata

It is a low-maintenance houseplant that is drought-tolerant and grows well in low-light places. In addition, they enhance the beauty of any room with their miniature palm tree-like appearance.

10. Areca Palm

Botanical Name: Dypsis lutescens

Areca Palm has glossy green leaves. They are suited to be placed in corners as it adds an impression of height indoors. Areca palm grows up to 4-6 feet.

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Happy Gardening!

Dr. Vandana K.