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5 Gorgeous Indoor Plants That Are Almost Impossible to Kill

There’s nothing quite like the beauty of a thriving houseplant plant. And while some plants can be a little fussy, there are plenty that are almost impossible to kill.

So, whether you’re a plant parent in need of some more inspiration, or you’re simply looking to add a little life to your home, check out these five gorgeous indoor plants. They’ll make your space feel more like a jungle oasis in no time.

Snake Plant

Snake Plant
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If you’re looking for a beautiful houseplant that is low-maintenance and virtually indestructible, then the snake plant is an excellent choice! Here are a few reasons why the snake plant is such an amazing houseplant:

The snake plant is extremely tolerant of neglect. It can withstand low light levels, infrequent watering, and poor soil conditions. If you can keep a houseplant alive for more than a week, you can keep a snake plant alive!

Snake plants are also known for their capacity to purify the air. They absorb harmful toxins from the air and release oxygen, making them ideal for bedrooms or offices.

Finally, simply put, the snake plant is a beautiful houseplant. With its long, slender leaves that range in color from green to yellow-gold, the snake plant will add a touch of elegance to any room.


heartleaf philodendron
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Philodendron is a perfect houseplant for even the most inexperienced gardener — it really is almost impossible to kill.

A member of the Araceae family, philodendron comes in hundreds of varieties. Philodendrons are native to tropical regions of the Americas and are known for their large leaves and beautiful flowers. Some of the most popular house plant varieties include xanadu, heartleaf, and Brasil. The Philodendron is a fast-growing plant that can reach heights of more than 8 feet in the wild. However, when grown as a houseplant, most will only reach about 1 to 3 feet tall.

The Philodendron is a climbing plant, and in the wild, it will often climb trees or other structures to reach the sunlight. When grown as a houseplant, you can help the philodendron climb by attaching it to a trellis or other support.

It’s easy to care for philodendrons; they prefer bright, indirect light but can also accept low light conditions. Water your plant when the top inch of soil is dry. Allow the water to drain completely before putting the pot back in its place.

This plant is very forgiving, and even if you forget to water it for a week or two, it will still bounce back.

Spider Plant

Spider plant
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If you’re looking for a houseplant that is both beautiful and durable, look no further than the spider plant! Also known as Chlorophytum comosum, this striking plant is native to tropical coastal regions of the African continent, meaning it thrives in warm, humid environments.

The spider plant gets its name from its long, spider-like leaves, which can grow up to 3 feet in length. Its leaves are arranged in a rosette pattern, and the plant produces small white flowers that bloom in the summertime.

Spider plants are very easy to care for, and they are tolerant of a wide range of conditions. Spider plants will thrive in either full sun or partial shade, and they only need to be watered once a week. The spider plant has the added benefit of being the only plant on this list that won’t harm your cat or dog.

Peace Lily

Peace Lily
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This stunning plant is native to tropical regions of Asia and the Americas. While not a true lily, the peace lily gets its name because its white flowers resemble miniature lilies. The flowers are borne on long stems above the foliage and bloom throughout the year. The peace lily’s glossy green leaves are large and oval-shaped.

One of the things that makes the peace lily such a great houseplant is that it is very easy to care for. Peace lilies prefer bright, indirect sunlight but can also tolerate low light conditions. The peace lily is a moisture-loving plant, so be sure to keep its soil moist — not soggy — allowing the top inch of soil to dry out between waterings.

If you’re looking for a houseplant that is both beautiful and easy to care for, the peace lily just might be the perfect plant for you.


Pothos stems and leaves
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The pothos is a beautiful indoor plant that can thrive in a variety of conditions. If you’re looking for a low-maintenance houseplant, then a pothos is a great choice. Popular varieties include manjula, pearls and jade, and jessenia.

The pothos is a fast-growing vine that can grow several inches a month. The leaves are heart-shaped and variegated, ranging in color from green to yellow to white. The pothos is an easy plant to care for and will thrive in just about any type of environment.

This houseplant is very tolerant of neglect and can survive in a variety of conditions. The pothos is a superb choice for beginner and experienced gardeners alike.

Sit Back And Relax!

Houseplants are an easy and affordable way to add some life to your home decor. Not only do they make a room more inviting, but they also have numerous benefits for your health. And luckily, indoor plants come in all shapes and sizes, so there’s definitely one that will fit your style.

If you require a little plant inspiration, check out one of the five gorgeous plants featured in this post. Do you have any tips or tricks for keeping houseplants alive and thriving? Share them in the comments below!