Top 7 Low Light Indoor House Plants : Glorifying Interiors

There are a few things that can take your home to the next level and prove you're a real adult: a bookshelf, a bar cart, and perhaps most of all, an indoor plant. But let's be real—most people aren't planting experts and have no idea where to start (admitting it is the first step). Many of us jump right into plant parenthood. We go to our local nursery, and we just buy up whatever looks pretty. You might be under the impression that you simply need plenty of sun and green fingers to stay houseplants alive, but that's not necessarily the case. There are many indoor plants out there that are easy to worry for, forgiving, and low-light tolerant. If you are not a full-blown plant parent yet because you haven't found the proper low-maintenance greenery, then you're at the right place. We've compiled an inventory of the simplest plant varieties that will not want anything to try to do together with your already-crowded windowsill—or at the very least, houseplants that will handle being in a shady corner of your space even if they prefer brighter conditions.

You can watch our video on Youtube for the plants mentioned or continue reading below to know about our curated list of low light indoor plants :


Pothos is a trailing plant that can grow up to 10 feet long. It does best in low light with weekly watering. It’s a native of Southeast Asia and can tolerate humidity of any level. Coming in a variety of variegations, Pathos is one of the easiest climbers to grow in low-light conditions. Sturdy leaves with low care make them one of the most popular house plants.


  • Air Purifier
  • Low Maintenance
  • Can be grown in water/soil
  • Indoor filtered light/ Indirect light
  • Watering when soil is a little dry, 2-3 times a week.




Not only can the Sansevieria survive with low light, but it’s also extremely drought-tolerant—meaning even if you forget to water it, it won’t die. It gets its name thanks to the wavy, striped patterns (reminiscent of a snake) on its leaves. Sansevieria are NASA-approved air purifier plants suitable for all light conditions. They are extremely low maintenance and can only be killed by overwatering.


  • Air Purifier
  • Watering once a week indoors
  • Can survive in extremely low light
  • Different sizes make it suitable for all locations.

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The Haworthia is a miniature succulent native to South Africa and is one of the easiest houseplants to care for. It is characterized by its architectural structure, typically solitary columns which form in layers, though this can differ widely between varieties and even within the same species. A common Haworthia is characterized by its rosette-shaped, tightly packed leafy clusters. Some are firm, tough, and dark green, whereas other species are softer and even translucent. Those of the firm, dark green variety are typically dotted with white spots and can turn a rich hue of purple-red when exposed to full sun. The most underrated, however the easiest to maintain succulent is Haworthia. Haworthia can survive in extreme low light conditions. They are good to use as tabletops due to their small size.


  • Water once a week
  • Low maintenance and sturdy
  • Perfect indoor tabletop option

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Here is another one of the best low-light indoor plants. Also known as the Chinese evergreen, it is so low maintenance that it can go without water for up to three weeks. It also doesn’t need fertilizer and can survive in fluorescent light—talk about a plant that’s hard to kill!  Aglaonema is one of the most popular low-light foliage plants due to its colorful and patterned leaves.  They are fairly easy to maintain.


  • Colorful & Patterned leaves
  • Well-drained soil, water twice a week
  • A bright window location would be ideal.

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  • ZZ PLANT :

Zamioculcas zamiifolia, commonly known as the ZZ plant is a sturdy plant that does not require much sunlight to survive and thrive. Avoid stagnant water/damp soil and the plant will remain healthy!


  • Sturdy and Hardy plant
  • Watering once top 2 inches are dry
  • Indoor filtered light/ Indirect bright light.

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Syngonium wants to spread out and extended in all directions. Syngonium varieties are easy-care plants as long as you remember to water them. They are low-light tolerant houseplants and will grow virtually anywhere in your home. Their leaves display a wide range of colors and patterns, so choose the one that best fits your personality. Colorful and different leaf structures make it an attractive option.


  • Low Maintenance
  • Can be grown in soil/water
  • Indoor Filtered light / Indirect light
  • Watering when soil is a little dry, 2-3 times a week.

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Chlorophytum Comosum commonly known as the spider plant is one of the most common houseplants due to its low maintenance. Not only does this cascading South African plant grow to great lengths, but it also flowers! Don't be surprised if you see small, white blooms emerging from a spider plant’s leaves.  Great plant for beginners.


  • Low maintenance
  • Low light required

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Now that you know about some plants that don’t need direct sun and tips for caring for each of them, you can add the right touches of green to your home. So are you ready to add  indoor low light houseplants to your home?

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