When getting houseplants, an important factor is for them to be low maintenance. Given the busy nature of our lives, no one has the time to sit and look after them daily. That being said, we still want them to be gorgeous, basically, we want it all. The good news is that you can get it all!
There are so many low-maintenance houseplants out there that are beautiful and will fill your home with happiness and positivity. Some even have added benefits, such as working as air purifiers. To make it easy for you, we have made a list of 11 of the top low- maintenance houseplants to get this spring.
1. ZZ Plant
This gorgeous plant is extremely low maintenance. It is resilient and you’ll find it looking just as lush and healthy even after months of neglect. The funny part is that this plant thrives when you leave it alone. It has thick rubbery leaves that give it its beauty. Brown edges are something you don’t have to worry about with this plant, it doesn’t require much to thrive.
2. Snake Plant
Another easy-going plant, this one will change the vibe of your space thanks to its interesting shape and design. It doesn’t need any specific conditions to grow since it’s a sturdy plant. It can thrive with low-light, insects. Drought etc. The best part is that it’s not just stunning to look at but this plant also has air-purifying benefits. Its leaves come in a range of colors and patterns so you can take your pick!
3. Aloe Vera
You must have heard the several benefits of the Aloe Vera plant. Its leaves provide a gel that is great for almost everything from your hair to your skin and for soothing cuts and burns. It requires very little water around once every two to three weeks. This succulent is a tough one and it can store water in its leaves, which is the reason it can go for long periods at a stretch without water. Aloe loves the sun so make sure that you keep it in a place that receives ample amounts of light.
4. Chinese Evergreen
One of the most resilient plants out there, the Chinese Evergreen is a top favorite when it comes to houseplants. It’s also super low maintenance, as it doesn’t need much light or watering. This plant is also unique; its beautiful broad leaves have the most stunning patterns. It comes in a variety of colors from silvers and grays to greens and cream. It is ideal for beginners given how easy it is to handle and take care of. This plant too is air purifying and it looks green throughout the year.
Also popularly referred to as the monstera or Swiss Cheese, this plant is trending right now. This one too doesn’t require much water and is drought tolerant too. It only needs to be watered once every two weeks. The way to know whether this plant is thirsty or not is to pick it up and see if it’s heavy or not. If it’s heavy then it does not need to be watered.
6. Christmas Cactus
If you’re looking to add color to your home then the Christmas cactus is your best bet. Just as the name suggests it’s a festive-looking plant that is also durable and super low-maintenance. It’s also typically a spring plant as its red and pink blooms start coming out in spring. It comes in a variety of colors and the less you look after it the more it thrives.
7. Moth Orchid
If you want to go a step further with your plants then go for the moth orchid. Even though orchids aren’t the easiest plant to grow, moth orchids are a treat to grow. They are extremely low maintenance and of course stunning to look at. Their blooms are one of a kind and last a long time. Even though this plant likes a decently lit space, it can tolerate low light well. You won’t have to give it much attention this plant is happy on its own.
Brighten your home this spring with the brightest plant out there. Hydrangeas are the perfect spring plants. They are relatively easy to look after, all you have to do is make sure that they are under direct sunlight and that their soil is moist. This plant will add beauty and color to your home and you’ll be glad you picked it.
9. African Violet
A resilient plant, this one blooms mostly all year round. It comes in the most delicious shades of pinks, whites, and purples. They live a long time, some of them have even been known to live for decades. African violets like indirect sunlight. Keep the soil slightly moist and you’re good to go!
10. Peace Lily
Just as the name suggests, this plant gives off peaceful vibes and will add peace to your home. It has the lushest green leaves and its white flowers are moon-shaped and provide a stark contrast to the green. If given the right conditions this plant can last for years with almost no care. These beauties bloom better with better lighting conditions. Make sure that their soil is moist and not soggy.
11. Mini Money Tree
The mini money tree is an excellent addition to your home. It is also easy to find and affordable so that adds to the reasons why you should get it. In addition to that, it’s a sturdy plant that will last you a long time. This plant thrives in humid environments so keep that in mind if you live in an extra dry place. It loves its sunlight so place it in a bright spot, however, even if you don’t it won’t be an issue for this plant.
Each of these 11 low-maintenance plants is perfect for spring and will add life and color to your house. Choose one that appeals the most to you and go for it!