7 Low-Maintenance Indoor Plants That Are Perfect for Beginners

Peace Lily

With its wide, dark green foliage and lovely white blossoms, the peace lily suits wherever. Peace lilies filter air better than other houseplants, making them ideal for bedrooms and offices. 


A ‘plant it and forget it’ choice because of its little maintenance. This plant is indestructible if not overwatered. It grows slowly and fits in most rooms. Water when the top 2 inches of soil seems dry.

Sansevieria (Snake Plant)

This houseplant, known as the ‘Snake Plant’ or ‘Mother-in-Law’s Tongue,’ adds height, greenery, and happiness to any room with its sword-shaped leaves This low-maintenance indoor plant thrives in most conditions, even low light. Water when soil seems dry.

ZZ Plant

ZZ plants thrive in low light, such as gloomy corners of businesses and houses. ZZs are drought-tolerant houseplants, so water when the top 2 inches of soil are dry.

Aloe Vera Plant

Aloe plants thrive in light and heat yet are low-maintenance. Bonus: Snap off a lush leaf and apply the cooling cream to a sunburn. Water when the top 2 inches of soil dry.


According to some, this elegant plant is the simplest houseplant ever. This plant comes in several forms. Monstera grows slowly, so position it in medium or light places and water when the soil dries.


Its variegated leaves make it a unique houseplant, yet it's easy to cultivate. Avoid chilly windows and A/C vents since it likes warm temperatures. Apply water to dry soil.