Long the reigning king of the houseplants, this attractive vining plant comes in many different varieties.

Snake Plant

It’s no wonder these houseplants have been popular forever: Snake plants are (almost) impossible to kill and will forgive you if you forget to water


Also known as Swiss cheese plant (for all the holes in its leaves!),

ZZ Plant

ZZ plant, which is short for Zamioculcas zamiifolia, is one of the easiest plants to grow, which accounts for its popularity.

Peace Lily

Peace lilies have glossy leaves and pretty spoon-shaped white flowers. They tolerate low light but bloom better in medium to bright light

Easy to Grow Plans That Attract Hummingbirds

Aloe vera grows in the landscape in warm climates, but in the colder parts of the country, it’s a popular houseplant.

Moth Orchid

This orchid may look exotic, but it’s actually a reliable bloomer with the proper conditions. Give it bright, indirect light (but not direct sunlight).

Norfolk Island Pine

Norfolk pine are attractive little trees that have soft needles and an elegant form with the branches arching slightly downward

Money Tree

Popular since the 80s, this plant may have a braided stem or bonsai form. It’s an easy-care plant, which accounts for its popularity.

Christmas Cactus

Native to Brazil, this succulent can live for decades and is available in a number of pretty colors including red, pink, lavender, peach and white. Give Christmas cactus bright indirect light

African Violet

These old-fashioned favorites like bright light, but not direct sunlight. Water African violets when the surface feels dry to the touch.

Rubber Tree

This handsome plant has glossy, leathery leaves that have made it popular for decades.