Imagine just how peaceful your interior would become a pot of gorgeous, lively plant sitting at a corner of your home or office as the case may be. Can you in your mind’s eye see this plant emitting positive energy around you, energizing your home thereby calming your mind and bring serenity to your environment?

Now, there are other benefits to having plants in your indoor space – whether it’s in your home or workplace – both health wise and aesthetic. But, if you’re like anything I’d imagined you’re; then you might need help picking out the best plants that thrive in shades – that is without much sunlight – hence making them a prime example for your indoor space.

To help you in picking out these indoor loving plants, here is my list of ten plants that I’ve used to transform my personal spaces over the years, and I hope you’d find them useful as well.


Aloe Vera

I’m over the clouds because of this plant. Aloe Vera is a versatile plant that does not only add a touch of green to your home; it is also medicinal. It is used in treating receding hairline, dry scalp, and in managing shaving bumps. All you have to do is cut open the plant and rub the inside on the skin.

If you’re worried about caring for the plant, there’s no need – I can assure you that – since the plant requires minimal caring. In fact, you can go days without watering it, and it’d still be alive, but, that’s not what you’re going to do, right?

Spider Plant

To grow a thriving spider plant in your indoor space, you might have to consider placing them at a corner where they’d be getting bright but indirect sunlight or under the incidence of a grow light. Thankfully, spider plants are among the easiest to care for indoor plants, you just have to water them twice a week, and they’d still be radiating.

They bloom with beautiful flowers shoots that eventually turn into siderites. Spider plant is a good air purifier taking out formaldehyde, foul smell, and carbon monoxide from the air, hence improving the air quality in your home.

Dracaena Plants

With over forty species of this plant, it’s one of the easiest to find plants out there. So, you don’t have to spend plenty of time searching to see the variety that blends perfectly with your indoor space.

Dracaenas grow well in a humid and low light environment, and they also act as an air purifier. Though if you have a pet say a cat or a dog at home, you may have to choose a different plant since Dracaena plants are toxic to them.

Lucky Bamboo

If you prefer plants that don’t require soil, then you may have to consider having lucky bamboo in your home. All you need do is place them inside a half-filled glass jar with pebbles to hold them, and they will grow well.

Now, this plant is suitable if you don’t have enough space to bring in a plant pot. Place the lucky bamboo on a countertop and you are set.

Boston fern

Are you concerned with the indoor air quality of your home or office? Boston fern is known for its air purifying ability. Placed it in a cool location with high humidity watch as they thrive. You don’t have to be bothered whether they are getting enough sunlight since the plant can grow well with indirect light.

Though they require a fairly huge amount of care – you’d have to be checking up on them to ensure the soil is moist. As an air purifier, they extract formaldehyde and xylene from the air.


Another of my favorite plants, very versatile though needs plenty of water. What I did with the plant is to place it in my bathroom to add a touch of freshness and since the bathroom environment mimics its natural conditions.

Orchids also are perfect for window hanging garden, where they’d be getting enough indirect sunlight, but you must water it regularly to meet its moisture requirements.

Peace Lily

If white is your thing, then this gorgeous white plant could be your thing. Make sure where ever you place the plant, it is receiving enough indirect light; setting it beside a window will do just fine.

Snake Plant

Snake plant got the name from its variegated leaves; it is also known as the mother-in-law’s tongue or St. George’s sword, this is due to its blade-like feature.

Low lighting and moisture environment are enough to have a thriving indoor plant. Snake plant also acts as an air purifier. So, if you’re seeking for a cheap means of improving your home air quality, you can just as well get this plant.


Tillandsia is among the most popular indoor plants, and this is not far-fetched since they grow well with or without soil and need the barest of care to survive. They also lend themselves to smaller spaces since they can be hanged hence saving spaces.

Garden Mum

Known primarily for its air purifying ability garden mum removes benzene, xylene, formaldehyde, and ammonia from the environment. Thankfully, it is inexpensive and can be found at garden stores.

Wrapping it up

Plants bring variety, freshness and a welcomed change from the drab interior décor of indoor spaces. Aside from their aesthetic appeal, plants also have health benefits.

To learn more which plant is right for your space, feel free to contact me about how I can assist you in creating a space that has clean and healthy air at

2 Comments on 10 Plants that Absolutely Love Indoor Spaces

  1. Lisa Crawford
    December 6, 2017 at 1:35 pm (3 years ago)

    This is excellent information because I focus a lot on outdoor and indoor organic gardening it is always good to add other greenery in your spaces aside from the edible kind. But a few items like the aloe Vera is also good for teas and external healing options like burns and sore and some rashes. Great article!

    • kreativeways
      July 8, 2018 at 4:29 pm (2 years ago)

      Thank you Lisa for your comments


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