The paddle plant is a bold succulent that has big, round leaves with pink tips. These plants favor bright light so you can have it sit right on a sunny windowsill to soak in all the rays.
Having a full and vibrant palm in your home is always a nice addition and the lady palm is a great one to start off with. Unlike other types of palms, this one is easier to care for and only needs indirect sunlight.
Add this little guy to a shelf and watch it trail down. Make sure that you place it in bright, indirect sunlight and water every one to two weeks.
This is a quirky and fun plant to keep around! It’s not only easy to care for but when it blooms, it gives off sweet vanilla-like scents.
These colorful plants grow great indoors. They also hold water in their stems and leaves, making them drought tolerant. When watering, make sure not to over water and check to see if the soil is completely dry in between watering sessions
Calling all black thumbs: This trailing vine has earned the nickname "devil's ivy" for its ability to withstand nearly pitch-black conditions as well as under- and over-watering.
"If you're more of a waterer, an excellent plant is a Chinese evergreen," Fried says. Aglaonema can withstand excess H2O, and it comes in a spectrum of colors, including green, pink, white, and red.
Jade retains water in its round leaves, so it can sometimes survive more than a month without any attention whatsoever.
This fluffy plant tolerates a lot more abuse than other ferns — thanks to the fact that it's technically not a fern. Asparagus setaceus adapts to both bright spots and darker corners. Keep the soil moist and it'll thrive.
Pilea peperomioides grows best in a shady spot (or winter windowsill) with weekly watering, according to The Little Book of House Plants and Other Greenery. Bonus: You can replant the offshoots that sprout from the base of the stem and give them as gifts.
The recipe for a happy yucca is easy: sun, sun, and more sun. Plant in a container deep enough to balance the top-heavy woody stems and water sparingly.