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5 Low Maintenance House Plants to Brighten Your Mood

Amanda Marcum

Amanda graduated in August 2007 from the University of Florida with a bachelors degree in Geological Sciences and a minor in Health Sciences...

Amanda graduated in August 2007 from the University of Florida with a bachelors degree in Geological Sciences and a minor in Health Sciences...

May 15 2 minutes read

Did you know that house plants are good for your health? Not only are they nice to look at, but they freshen up the air and eliminate harmful toxins within your house! Indoor plants can help regulate humidity, increase levels of positivity, AND can help you feel more relaxed and calm! Want to get a house plant to freshen up your place, but aren’t sure what to get? Here are 5 perfect indoor plants for your home!

Iron Plant. One of the most durable indoor plants, the iron plant can survive with minimal water and does not require a ton of light. They also have beautiful deep green leaves that pop in any vase.

Fiddle Leaf Fig. This plant is popular for a reason! It’s tall, without being wide, which is perfect for small spaces with high ceilings.


Aloe Vera. With it’s cool, spikey shape, this is a perfect plant to place on your kitchen counter! Plus, it serves as instant medication for burns and scrapes!

Lavender. Lavender is a beautiful plant that can be grown inside or outside! When brought inside, its wonderful smell will freshen your house, and the pop of color will brighten any room. Just be aware that lavender requires a lot of sunlight!

Paddle Plant. Succulents are the perfect plant to have inside and the paddle plant is one of the easiest to take care of! Like lavender, paddle plants do require bright light, but it’s unique shape will make you smile every time to see it!


For more great indoor plants, check out this list from Elle Décor! What plant do you have in your home that you just love? Comment below and let us know!

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