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10 Best Indoor Plants for Different Personalities


Plants can do a lot to enrich our living space. They are decorative and can help you create that home atmosphere in your apartment. Many people avoid them, though, thinking that they require a lot of attention and knowledge in order to keep them alive. While there are some plants that are as needy as children, there are plenty of others who don’t really care where you put them or how often you remember to water them. These tough and resilient plants are ideal for modern living, with its insane pace and long working hours. Some of these can go weeks, even months without a drop of water, so you won’t kill them through negligence.

ZZ Plant

Water: Every 2 weeks
Brightness: Low, indirect


ZZ plant is used to dry climate, so even if you forget to water it occasionally, it won’t do it any harm. This makes it ideal for people who aren’t used to taking care of plants or those who travel a lot. It also doesn’t require a lot of light, meaning you can place it anywhere you like inside your apartment.


Water: Weekly
Brightness: Medium, indirect


If you are looking to add some color to your apartment with low maintenance, Calathea may be a perfect choice. It doesn’t need a lot of attention and its red and green leaves are very decorative. It comes in two varieties, medallion, and rattlesnake, with different leaves.

Snake Plant

Water: Every 2 weeks
Brightness: Any


Another forgiving plant, Snake Plant doesn’t care about the amount of light you provide for it. It is also very tolerant of random watering, so even if you forget to do it, it’s not that big of a deal. Practically, you have to try really hard to kill it. Another upside is that it grows vertically and won’t take up a lot of space, making it great from smaller apartments.

Umbrella Plant

Water: When the top inch of soil is dry
Brightness: Full, direct or indirect


Umbrella Plant is a fast-growing creature, so you can easily shape it by pruning. Each part of the plant you cut off will be quickly replaced. It does require a lot of light, so the best position is near a window. It also needs regular watering, but if you forget about her, it will survive, it just won’t grow as fast.

Money Tree

Water: When soil is dry
Brightness: Medium, direct or indirect


Money Tree is a highly resilient plant, so leaving it without water for a month won’t matter to it. It needs a well-lit place to grow and it grows very fast, so you need to leave her plenty of room for development.

Pothos Jade

Water: When soil is dry
Brightness: Low to medium, indirect


One of the most recommended plants for new owners and careless people, Pothos Jade will easily survive irregular watering. If you want it to grow fast, you will have to supply water, but you will be rewarded with an excellent climbing wine.

Peace Lily

Water: When leaves droop
Brightness: Medium, Indirect


If you want your plant to have flowers, Peace Lily is a great choice. Technically speaking, its flowers are leaves, but that doesn’t make them any less beautiful. They bloom through the entire year but are most effective during spring. White color makes a great contrast to its deep green leaves, making it very decorative. If the leaves start dropping, it needs to be watered and if they start to turn yellow, move it away from the light.

Bunny Ears Cactus

Water: Every 2 to 3 weeks
Brightness: High, direct


Another name for Bunny Ears Cactus is Angel Wings. Just like any other cacti, it doesn’t require much water but will thrive in direct sunlight. Place it on a window, water once or twice a month and it can grow up to one foot. It will also live for a very long time.


Water: Weekly
Brightness: Medium, Indirect


Monstera Deliciosa has many other names. It is a luxurious plant, often seen in office settings. It is a great addition to any home, but it does require weekly watering in order to grow properly. It is also a fast grower, so you need to prune it regularly.