7 Super-Easy Houseplants You'll Love

Aloe vera thrives on neglect, and overwatering will cause its leaves to droop. Its leaves have white dots and little teeth and vary in size and form.


Chinese evergreen (Aglaonema commutatum) brightens low-light environments with its silver, gray, green, and even pink and scarlet leaves.

Chinese Evergreen

All grape ivy (Cissus rhombifolia) varieties have lustrous, deep green leaves that give texture to a space. Its tendrils readily attach to a trellis or post for vertical display.

Grape Ivy

A broad genus of tiny, easy-care houseplants with waxy and frequently highly textured leaves is Peperomias (Peperomia spp.)


Indoor trees are inexpensive and attractive houseplants for beginners, but outside trees are expensive. The key to indoor Norfolk Island pine  health is bright yet indirect light.

Norfolk Island Pine

Many closely related species of dieffenbachia (Dieffenbachia spp.) have canelike stems and beautiful green leaves variegated with white or cream.


This simple succulent appears practically indestructible. Snake plant looks nice in low light and water and has sword-like leaves that provide vertical lines.

Snake Plant