Top 5 Houseplants That Thrive in the Dark

Are you looking to bring life to the dull areas of your home? Whether it's your basement, bathroom, or laundry room -- these houseplants can survive in almost any environment! Here's our top 5 houseplants that thrive in the dark!

5. Philodendron

Philodendron houseplants are a large plant family that thrives in the dark. Native to the tropical rainforests, these plants had to adapt to low light levels. One of the most common Philodendron plants is the Cordatum Heartleaf. The Philodendron Cordatum Heartleaf is a hanging houseplant that's widely recognized for its unique, heart-shaped leaves. This plants low maintenance and low light characteristics has made it an extremely popular plant for office desks and low light homes. Interested in your own Philodendron? Click here!

Philodendron houseplants that thrive in the dark

4. Spider Plants

Spider plants are extremely low maintenance houseplants that have long, spindly leaves that hang down the edge of their planter. Their long "spider" leaves, make them a great plant for any indoor hanging basket. Interested in your own Spider plant? Click here!

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 3. Pothos

Similar to the Philodendron, Pothos are vining houseplants with thick waxy leaves. They're commonly grown in a hanging basket or vined on vertical structures. Due to their low light characteristics, these plants have become popular in bedrooms, bathrooms, or any low light areas in homes. 

2. Zamioculcas Zamiifolia 'ZZ' 

Originally from Africa, the ZZ plant has become a popular houseplant throughout the world. Not only is the ZZ plant extremely low maintenance, but it's also one of the best air purifying houseplants. In a NASA study, researchers found that the ZZ plant is specifically adept at removing toxins such as xylene, toluene, and benzene from the air. Interested in owning your own ZZ Plant? Click here!

1. Sanseveria Snake Plants

The Sanseveria Snake plant, also know as the 'mother-in-laws tongue' is our #1 houseplant that thrives in the dark! The Snake plant is the perfect plant for the forgetful plant parents. With succulent-like qualities, this plant can be neglected for long periods of time -- and still be happy! Like the ZZ plant, the Snake plant is also one of the best air purifying houseplants! Interested in owning a Snake plant? Click here!

Snake Plants for sale
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